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Edward Siddons

5 October 2018

Colorado, United States

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Colorado has developed and is currently implementing a comprehensive plan to address rising suicide rates. The intervention touches on suicide risk at all ages including increased supports in high schools, new avenues...

Yes! Magazine

Mason Adams

5 October 2018

Hazard, Kentucky, United States

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In eastern Kentucky, where the coal industry is struggling and workers are finding themselves out of work, a six-month internship program is helping workers re-train into jobs that ensure energy efficiency in homes an...

Quartz

Jenny Anderson

5 October 2018

New York, New York, United States

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Public libraries have remained one of the last public non-commercial spaces where people from all walks of life can coexist and learn. New York Public Library in particular is working to improve and expand their servi...

IOL Business Report

Vernon Pillay

4 October 2018

South Africa

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GovChat is the world's first platform that connects citizens with politicians via WhatsApp. It allows citizens to rate public services and report issues, submit service requests, and donate to community organizations....

Bright Magazine

Daisy Yuhas

2 October 2018

Copenhagen, Denmark

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A school near Copenhagen, Denmark utilizes a unique open floor plan - no walls and no separate classrooms - to help advance their mission of "personalized learning," a holistic approach to education that emphasizes st...

Talk Africa

Henry Owino

2 October 2018

Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya

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In a slum in Kiberia, Kenya, a new invention called Peepoople Kenya (or Peepoo for short) is addressing a mounting sanitation issue from open defecation and lack of clean facilities. The solution is a single-use, biod...

The News & Observer

Shelbi Polk

27 September 2018

Wake Forest, North Carolina, United States

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The Field Minister Program by the College at Southeastern Baptist Seminary offers inmates inside Nash Correctional the opportunity to study ministry and ultimately be used as a tool to reduce recidivism. Inmates with ...

Yes! Magazine

Deonna Anderson

27 September 2018

New Bern, North Carolina, United States

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In the aftermath of natural disasters, like Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, SBP is an organization that works to provide long-term assistance for affected communities through a limited volunteer base, partnerships with ...

Time Magazine

Irin Carmon

27 September 2018

Stockholm, Sweden

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Sweden has a reputation for being one of the most socially-progressive and gender-equal countries in the world. This article breaks down the different policies that Sweden has become so famous for and looks at its myr...

Mongabay

Rishika Pardikar

25 September 2018

Karnataka, India

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In rural communities, firewood extraction hurts both human health and wildlife habitat. In India, a group of conservationists are helping villages switch from wood-burning to liquified petroleum gas. While logistics a...

Nigeria Health Watch

Chibuike Alagboso

25 September 2018

Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria

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Being in a conflict zone, primary healthcare in the state of Borno in Nigeria has suffered in recent years. In response to the crisis, Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) centers provide Ready-To-Use The...

KCRW

Jenny Hamel

25 September 2018

Los Angeles, California, United States

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In Los Angeles, seniors finding themselves unable to pay rising rents on fixed incomes and those attempting to age in place in need of some extra help are being paired together in a new home share program. Organizatio...

FastCompany

Adele Peters

21 September 2018

District of Columbia, Washington, United States

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Chris Finlay, who manages a real estate company in Washington, D.C., decided to try hiring homeless people to work in his buildings. His goal was to provide a job alongside significantly discounted housing as a benefi...

The New York Times

Richard Schiffman

20 September 2018

Glen Cove, New York, United States

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A Long Island health care system has implemented projects that address the centrality of food to people’s health and how hospitals can provide healthy food both during and after admission. These include hiring chefs t...

BBC

Dougal Shaw

18 September 2018

Edinburgh, Scotland

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Two innovative solutions in Great Britain in education are proving to be highly successful in improving students' performances in math and reading. A school in Edinburgh uses the Daily Mile (spending 15 minutes a day ...

Finding Fixes

Kyle Norris

17 September 2018

Washington, United States

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Washington’s Snohomish County has implemented a program that embeds social workers with the police. The program has been an effective method to bring services to people in need rather than arrest and process them as c...

India Climate Dialogue

Hiren Kumar Bose

17 September 2018

Dharwad, Karnataka, India

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In the arid Karnataka region of India, millet is largely replacing rice as a staple crop. Not only does this drought-resistant grain require far less water and pesticide, but it's also highly nutritious. Perceptions a...

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Jessica Black

15 September 2018

Australia

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A grassroots community campaign called YCHANGe is fighting disease in a rural Australian town by promoting healthy eating. The group works to make healthy choices easier by changing the whole community's approach—rath...

CalMatters

David Gorn

14 September 2018

California, United States

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In California, the highest poverty rate also corresponds with an alarmingly high rate of tooth decay in children. Now, state officials are working to pilot changes to Denti-Cal, which is part of California's health pr...

FastCompany

Adele Peters

14 September 2018

Zwolle, Netherlands

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What do you get when you combine the efforts of an engineering company with an energy company? In the Netherlands, you get a new type of environmentally sustainable roads. PlasticRoads, a piloted initiative in the cit...

NationSwell

Hallie Steiner

14 September 2018

Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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After her neighbor was incarcerated, a Delaware teenager and her brother began supporting youth coming out of detention with clothes, school supplies and other items. Their nonprofit grew and was so successful in rais...

Politico

Arthur Allen

12 September 2018

Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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As new Medicare requirements and expenses change, new start-ups are stepping up to move the hospital industry to share data more easily and break down the silos that keep care from being efficient for both patient and...

Politico

Dan Diamond

12 September 2018

United States

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Despite reports of projected increased spending on Medicare and Medicaid, Medicare spending per-person has actually decreased in recent years, a change that has been attributed to a web of factors like value-centered...

Politico

Rochelle Sharpe

12 September 2018

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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In Massachusetts, nonprofit Commonwealth Care Alliance is piloting a new experiment: using federal dollars from Medicare and Medicaid to provide preventive care and pay for the things that aren't explicitly medical, b...

Next City

James A. Anderson

10 September 2018

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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In St. Louis, Philadelphia, Detroit, and other postindustrial cities, community organizations and city officials are trying a number of methods to reduce the number of empty lots and vacant houses that plague neighbor...

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