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The Denver Channel

Kumasi Aaron

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7 May 2019

Denver, Colorado, United States

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To curb chronic absences, a Denver school joined the growing number of schools nationally who have installed a washing machine within their walls to reduce stigmas and allow students to focus on learning.

Yes! Magazine

Zenobia Jeffries

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7 May 2019

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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The Detroit Food Academy brings together local educators, chefs, and business owners to teach youth and young adults in the city business and entrepreneurship skills through cooking lessons and opportunities. The prog...

DW

Chelsea Wald

6 May 2019

Surabaya, Indonesia

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In Surabaya, Indonesia, an unusual approach to composting is helping reduce waste. BSF technology is short for “black soldier fly,” a type of maggot that devours organic waste. Once it grows, it acts as a food source ...

The Colorado Sun

Kevin Simpson

6 May 2019

Branson, Colorado, United States

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Innovation is the key to resilience. In Branson, Colorado, the community of only 55 residents and with volunteer town council has taken on the massive task of bringing its water system up to compliance with the Colora...

Quartz

Annabelle Timsit

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5 May 2019

United States

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The average American family spends more than two hours at the local laundromat. The Clinton Foundation and other partners have set up "Reading & Play Spaces" in 250 laundromats across the country to encourage literacy...

The Hechinger Report

Lawrence Lanahan

4 May 2019

United States

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A growing number of companies are eliminating the phrase "bachelor's degree required" from their job postings. The Hechinger Report explores how companies such as Houghton Mifflin have shifted their hiring practices i...

Pacific Standard

Sarah Jackson

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3 May 2019

Fresno, California, United States

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In California, half of school-aged children are the children of immigrants. Among many other initiatives in the city, a community-wide training project in Fresno aims to improve how adults in the city work with studen...

Vox

Sigal Samuel

3 May 2019

Toronto, Canada

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Many times, a person's economic stability can directly impact other aspects of their life, such as their personal health. Realizing this connection, a Canadian doctor has started prescribing social services as a means...

Vox

Diana Budds

3 May 2019

New York City, New York, United States

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Cities across the world have implemented “congestion pricing” – meaning that cars in high-traffic areas will have to pay a fee to drive within those limits. New York City is one of the most recent cities to potentiall...

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Allison Dikanovic

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2 May 2019

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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Home To Stay, a new collaborative program in Milwaukee, WI, brings together community-based organizations, government agencies, and private employers to provide outreach and services for formerly incarcerated individu...

The New York Times

Catherine Saint Louis

2 May 2019

New York City, New York, United States

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People with special needs can face medical challenges when buildings aren't built in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act or doctors claim they can't treat them. In New York, the N.Y.U. College of Denti...

GreenBiz

Nate Berg

2 May 2019

Roanoke, North Carolina, United States

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EEtility, an Arkansas-based B corporation that works with utility companies to upgrade home energy conservation, has a cost-effective solution to reach low-income areas. By using a model called tariffed on-bill financ...

AZ Big Media

Macie Williams

2 May 2019

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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Arizona's Homeless I.D. Project helps houseless folks obtain identification documents such as IDs, birth certificates, and social security cards to facilitate re-entry into society. IDs are often stolen or misplaced w...

Pacific Standard

Alieza Durana

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1 May 2019

New York City, New York, United States

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House calls are not new to the medicine field, but they are becoming more predominant as doctors look for ways to expand access to those that aren't able to make it into an office. Focusing mostly on "disabled, chroni...

The Guardian

Adrian Horton

1 May 2019

Michigan, United States

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In a time of extreme division in American politics, one documentary is highlighting an issue both sides agree is an issue--gerrymandering. As contorted districts have made elections pointless in many Michigan election...

Yes! Magazine

Deonna Anderson

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30 April 2019

Oakland, California, United States

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The Sogorea Te Land Trust is an intertribal women-led organization that is working to reclaim ownership of land in the Bay Area that Ohlone people have lived on for centuries. They regained access to the land through ...

The New York Times

Courtney E. Martin

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30 April 2019

San Francisco, California, United States

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In 2018, San Francisco county forgave $32 million worth of criminal justice administrative fees. These fees are issued to formerly incarcerated individuals upon release from prison, most of which are not employed and ...

WGME

David Singer

30 April 2019

Portland, Maine, United States

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As more doctors move towards retirement than doctors entering the field, many states are facing the realities of an upcoming shortage. To combat this, Maine is trying to position primary care in rural areas as the bac...

The Guardian

Tina Rosenberg

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30 April 2019

Zimbabwe

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Depression and anxiety impact people across socioeconomic levels and geographic boundaries, despite being thought of as mostly isolated to wealthier western regions. Because training mental health professionals can be...

NBC News

Natalia Abrahams

29 April 2019

Pennsylvania, United States

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After hearing about the killing of Philando Castile at a routine traffic stop, Jackie Carter realized that she could do something to help prevent similar events from happening in the future. Carter has created and dis...

The Salt Lake Tribune

Sahalie Donaldson

29 April 2019

Draper, Utah, United States

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To reduce stress and anxiety and manage anger and addictions, prison facilities in Utah are introducing prisoner-taught yoga classes. Although not without its complications, such as limited resources, prison guards ha...

Yellowstone Public Radio

Rachel Cramer

29 April 2019

Manhattan, Montana, United States

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In the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, where more bears and more people are increasingly occupying the same general space, the Montana Bear Education Working Group is prepared. By holding workshops and events to teach ...

The New York Times

Jane E. Brody

29 April 2019

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Virtual reality isn't just for gaming anymore. Known as Virtual Reality Therapy, this new use for the technology is bringing relief to those suffering from intense pain by immersing "the patient in an entertaining, re...

The New York Times

Choe Sang-Hun

27 April 2019

South Korea

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In some schools in rural South Korea, grandchildren and grandparents learn side by side. In recent years, a declining birthrate in South Korea has led to empty seats in many elementary schools. Many elder women, who m...

NPR

Emily Corwin

27 April 2019

Vermont, United States

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Vermont is home to many senior patients with serious medical needs, but doesn't have enough nursing homes to accommodate. Now, some people are opening their homes to the elderly and providing necessary services - whil...

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