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Christian Science Monitor

Patrik Jonsson

16 November 2015

Immokalee, Florida, United States

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Sexual harassment and assault, and almost non-existent job security, are just some of the problems that plague migrant workers in the United States. A decade-long farm worker-led effort to push corporations to demand ...

CityLab

Amy Crawford

12 October 2015

Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States

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A Boston suburb combined its high school and senior center to create a hub for the community. The result has saved space and forged interesting friendships.

The Guardian

James Meikle

21 July 2015

United Kingdom

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The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), a charity dedicated to improving health and wellbeing in society, has outlined plans for different occupations – including cleaners, hairdressers, postal workers, and restau...

The Seattle Times

JoNel Aleccia

11 July 2015

Provo, Utah, United States

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The life-saving vitamin folic acid is added to flour in the United States, but Hispanics tend to eat little flour. Adding folic acid to corn flour would reduce birth defects in Hispanic women in the U.S.

The Atlantic

Nancy Cook

30 June 2015

California, United States

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A California-based nonprofit is working to solve the state's teacher shortage by bringing private-sector professionals who have worked in science, technology, engineering, and math fields into public school classrooms...

PBS NewsHour

Amy Scott

16 June 2015

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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Cincinnati is making efforts to close the achievement gap between poor children and more advantaged students by fighting the effects of poverty. Lower Price Hill’s Oyler School is part of a growing national movement t...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

5 June 2015

New York, New York, United States

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The lack of access to healthy food has always been a problem for the financially unstable. Food stamps can now be used to buy fresh produce at farmers markets, but greater success could be achieved by getting grocery ...

NPR

Maanvi Singh

14 May 2015

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Brown's Super Stores operates seven profitable supermarkets in traditionally food desert neighborhoods in Philadelphia. The founder says it's because they brought together a group of community leaders and asked them e...

NPR

Scott Hensley

29 April 2015

New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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For those addicted to opioids, getting treatment can take a long time because not all emergency rooms offer buprenorphine and counseling interventions. Yale-New Haven Hospital has shown that if patients receive bupren...

Bright Magazine

Diana Prichard

27 April 2015

Gonzales, California, United States

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Half of U.S. farm workers are Hispanic, but few make it to leadership positions. A historically white non-profit, FFA, is creating equal education programs in California to increase leadership opportunities for minori...

FiveThirtyEight

Carl Bialik

22 April 2015

Bowling Green, Ohio, United States

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Police misconduct is one of the most hotly debated issues in the US today. An interview with an ex-cop-turned-criminologist about how and the frequency with police officers are charged with crimes - both on and off-duty.

Southern California Public Radio (KPCC)

Elizabeth Aguilera

30 March 2015

Los Angeles, California, United States

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A unique program at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center is combining prenatal care with psychiatric treatment for low-income women who might otherwise not seek help for mental health issues during pregnancy.

Shareable

Nathan Schneider

21 December 2014

United States

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Entrepreneurs have tried to avoid putting their projects in the hands of venture capitalists fearing loss of control of the project direction and vision. The sharing community combats that by allowing entrepreneurs to...

The New York Times

Kerry Hannon

21 November 2014

Bainbridge Island, Washington, United States

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Not all seniors need the various discounts they receive. The Boomerang Giving project allows them to donate back the difference of the discounts on things like movie tickets to a charity of their choice, benefiting no...

Deseret News

Lois M. Collins

10 November 2014

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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Veterans who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder number about one-fourth of military personnel returning from Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, roughly 500,000 veterans so far. Inmates in prisons nationwide train...

The Seattle Times

Claudia Rowe

20 September 2014

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

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Preparing the young for elementary education is a priority to nurture reading and social skills. For 16 years, Tulsa Oklahoma has instituted a state funded preschool, staffed with teachers trained in early education....

NPR

Jenny Gold

19 August 2014

San Antonio, Texas, United States

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Across the country, jails hold 10 times as many people with serious mental illness as state hospitals do, according to a recent report from the Treatment Advocacy Center. To deal with the problem, San Antonio and Bexa...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Rhitu Chatterjee

17 July 2014

Bawani Khera, Haryana, India

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India’s free school lunch program is one of the world’s largest anti-poverty programs. Despite its many shortfalls, the program feeds 120 million of the country’s poorest school children. The idea is that if children ...

The New York Times

Alissa Quart

14 June 2014

Buffalo, New York, United States

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A Buffalo, New York clinic provides a space for both abortions and natural births. In looking at the experiences as a continuum, rather than as juxtiposing sides, the hope is to change how people think about the birth...

WNYC

Amanda Aronczyk

4 June 2014

Bronx, New York, United States

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Should housing be considered a form of healthcare? New York State thinks so, and is funding "supportive housing" through the state's Medicaid program.

The Guardian

Bruce Watson

30 May 2014

New York, New York, United States

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The Social Innovation Summit, hosted in New York City, examines five key elements that allow the strategy of marketing to the base of the pyramid to actually succeed, and the companies big and small that are leveragin...

Politico

Cassie Walker Burke

3 April 2014

Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

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Huge numbers of students lack the chance to go to college because of financial problems. Recently, Kalamazoo schools received more funding allowing them to have the chance to help and pay for students to then go to co...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

26 March 2014

New York, New York, United States

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Government benefits to aid the poor are frequently left unclaimed, leaving children hungry, young people unable to finish school, and opportunities for stable housing and preventative health care unused. New York City...

The New York Times

Georgia Levenson Keohane

12 February 2014

New York, New York, United States

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In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, necessity has bred an interesting kind of financial invention for the New York MTA: the world’s first “catastrophe” bond - a reinsurance for the insurer - designed to protect public tr...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

15 January 2014

Michigan, United States

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Lotteries aren’t usually considered part of the solution to a savings crisis experienced across America, particularly by the nation's poor, but with more hopefuls purchasing lottery tickets than setting aside rainy da...

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