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Truthout

Jean Trounstine

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30 May 2017

United States

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Across the country, young people are taking an active stand in criminal justice reform. Organizations like Assata’s Daughters and Teens Leading the Way have invested in young voices to shift make changes in things lik...

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Gemma Newby

Sahar Zand

23 May 2017

Cap-Haïtien, Department of Nord, Haiti

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Eight million metric tons of plastic waste ends up in the ocean every year, including in Haiti where it litters the beaches and causes sanitation issues. A social entrepreneur from Executives Without Borders partnered...

Shorthand

Alaa El Dirini

20 May 2017

Cairo, Egypt

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Large amounts of mismanaged medical waste are a concern in Cairo, since they can cause a wide range of illnesses and negatively affect the environment. NGO's are working to direct waste to proper sites, provide medica...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

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19 May 2017

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Climate change is a growing issue, but the Citizens' Climate Lobby (a group of volunteers who work to get Republicans and Democrats to work in unison) is aiming to curb carbon emissions. So far the group has had a lar...

The Hechinger Report

Lillian Mongeau

12 May 2017

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Although the diversity of the teacher pool is low, several nonprofits are successfully recruiting and training more principals of color from this same group. New Leaders has shown particular promise - 64 percent of pr...

Philly.com (Philadelphia Media Network)

Samantha Melamed

10 May 2017

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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How does an organization go about reducing incarceration rates, and eliminate racial bias? Hiring the people affected by the prison system: former inmates. That’s the strategy that ACLU is taking in Philadelphia.

BBC

Gemma Newby

Sahar Zand

9 May 2017

Guayubín, Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic

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Jason Friesen, an American paramedic who had served in Haiti after the earthquake, realized that many poor communities in the Caribbean were lacking the equivalent of the United States’ 911 emergency medical services,...

Generocity

Christopher Wink

9 May 2017

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Activists, and lawmakers have been proposing ideas for prisoner reentry, or supporting former prisoners by finding work, housing, and healthcare, in order to reduce the trend of prisoners being released, committing an...

Chicago Reporter

Jonah Newman

8 May 2017

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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There is much to be learned from The Chicago Police Department's failure to regulate moonlighting police officers. Boasting the nation's weakest oversight of documenting its officer's second-shift jobs, the department...

The Chronicle of Social Change

John Kelly

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4 May 2017

Sacramento, California, United States

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Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services arose from the need to improve the outcomes of drug addicted parents and their children, such as increasing reunification statistics. STARS employs case worker...

Richland Source

Emily Dech

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4 May 2017

Mansfield, Ohio, United States

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Food security has increasingly become an issue for many families across the country, as economic instability and other factors contribute to the rising costs of living. Catholic Charities in Mansfield is taking a more...

The New York Times

Amy Maxmen

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19 April 2017

Richmond, California, United States

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Social and economic factors are increasingly being linked to health circumstances and outcomes. This article highlights the city of Richmond, California, which has responded to this correlation, integrating issues of ...

BBC

Mukul Devichand

Nick Holland

18 April 2017

London, Greater London, United Kingdom

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Around the world, more and more people are launching projects through mobile apps that use smartphones to collect massive amounts of data for solving chronic issues. By asking thousands of volunteers to donate their d...

WNYC

Sophia Paliza-Carre

11 April 2017

Staten Island, New York, United States

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To help develop the arts scene and also increase economic development in the North Shore area of Staten Island, one family formed a non-profit organization to renovate the St. George Theatre and build it up as a revi...

The Christian Science Monitor

Zack Colman

9 April 2017

Kentucky, United States

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Well-paying mining jobs used to be the bedrock of Appalachian coal country, but those jobs are increasingly hard to find. Local and national organizations are working together to help the region diversify economically...

Undark

Amy Yee

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6 April 2017

Ethiopia

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Genital Mutilaiton, a culturally rooted practice that carries a host of immediate and long-term health risks is being condemned globally. In response, this piece looks at the KMG model, utilizing community discussions...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

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20 March 2017

United States

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Frequent deployments and relocations create career hurdles for military spouses and pull families away from their support networks. Blue Star Families, a nonprofit founded in 2009, is working with volunteers in 35 cha...

ProPublica

Marshall Allen

Tristan Spinski

9 March 2017

Portland, Maine, United States

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U.S. hospitals waste an estimated $765 billion every year (National Academy of Medicine), and a large portion of this is wasted in the form of discarded medical supplies. Usually, these supplies are still in their ori...

National Observer

Jenny Uechi

9 March 2017

Delta, British Columbia, Canada

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In British Columbia, there is a severe shortage of workers for manufacturing jobs. Eighteen companies are uniting to employ refugees to fill the gap. The B.C. Alliance for Manufacturing is working with non-profit orga...

PBS NewsHour

Pamela Kirkland

1 March 2017

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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In Maryland, people are being trained to administer naloxone, the drug that can save people from an opioid overdose, in order to combat the opioid crisis. Some people are even trained on street corners. Already 20,00...

Next City

Oscar Perry Abello

1 March 2017

New York, New York, United States

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Habitat for Humanity, best known for its work building houses, is now working to become a Community Development Financial Institution in New York. The city has a history of buildings owned as cooperatives. However, a ...

Generocity

Tony Abraham

21 February 2017

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Two, separate coalitions in Philadelphia, whose aim is to lower recidivism rates, joined into one. Aviva Tevah, the director of the coalition, will have to merge the vision and goals of the 80 plus members. “We set ne...

The Guardian

Claire Burke

17 February 2017

Westminster, United Kingdom

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Homelessness is on the rise in the UK, and for many "rough sleepers," finding sustainable support can be nearly impossible. But a number of charities, including Crisis, St. Mungo'ss, and Centrepoint are starting to ta...

The Christian Science Monitor

Amy Yee

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26 January 2017

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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When Bogaletch Gebre was a girl she underwent a dangerous procedure, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The practice requires the removal of all, or part of the clitoris. It can lead to scarring, bleeding, and sometimes...

Voa News

Amy Yee

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5 January 2017

Ethiopia

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An estimated 200 million woman have undergone Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a procedure which can lead to “hemorrhaging, scarring, infections and psychological trauma.” However, one nonprofit, called KMG, has made ...

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