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Can Churches Help Supply the Foster Homes L.A. County Needs?

The Chronicle of Social Change

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Los Angeles County has lost half of its foster homes and is projected to sink further into a deficit over the coming years, which is a concerning for the future of foster children. Recently, faith communities have become more involved in this problem including having events at churches to allow ...

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Sisters listen to help heal as Rwanda marks 23 years since the genocide

Global Sisters Report

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Benebikira 'Sister Listeners' offer informal counseling to both victims and perpetrators of violence during the Rwanda genocide, seeking to forge a bridge of understanding. Their roles as listeners are especially important during the annual anniversary of the genocide.

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The High Price of Leaving Ultra-Orthodox Life

The New York Times Magazine

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Young adults who decide to abandon their cloistered Jewish communities have only one another to help them navigate the alternate reality of modern-day New York. Leaving their families and life can be extremely difficult in a myriad of ways, 'Footsteps', is a nonprofit organization that brings for...

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How Utah Keeps the American Dream Alive

Bloomberg

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In many parts of the United States, people struggle with economic mobility and achieving the American Dream. Salt Lake City’s rate of economic mobility is at the highest in the country. An investigative journalist explores the Mormon-influenced structure of charitable giving and various social fa...

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Role play: teaching gender equality in India

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In India gender inequality and stereotype perpetuation have been barriers to reaching equality, Gulika Reddy tried to implement changes and work with adults but these ideas were so firmly entrenched that they could not adjust to other ideology. Thus, she started 'Schools of Equality' where childr...

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Wanted: Leaders to Turn Interfaith Conflict Into Trust

The New York Times

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In New York, hate crimes against muslims has reached levels not seen since 2001. In response to deep racial divides nationally, the importance of having effective interfaith leaders is more relevant than ever.

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Our issue area taxonomy was adapted from the PCS Taxonomy with definitions by the Foundation Center, which is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License.

Photos are licensed under Attribution Non Commercial 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license / Desaturated from original, and are credited to the following photographers:

Fondriest Environmental, David De Wit / Community Eye Health, Linda Steil / Herald Post, John Amis / UGA College of Ag & Environmental Sciences – OCCS, Andy B, Peter Garnhum, Thomas Hawk, 7ty9, Isriya Paireepairit, David Berger, UnLtd The Foundation For Social Entrepreneurs, Michael Dunne, Burak Kebapci, and Forrest Berkshire / U.S. Army Cadet Command public affairs

Photos are licensed under Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license, and are credited to the following photographers:

Ra'ed Qutena, 段 文慶, Fabio Campo, City Clock Magazine, Justin Norman, scarlatti2004, Gary Simmons, Kathryn McCallum, and Nearsoft Inc

Photos are licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication Creative Commons license / Desaturated from original, and are credited to the following photographers:

Burak Kebapci and SCY.

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