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KXAN-TV

Erin Cargile

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17 August 2019

Lubbock, Texas, United States

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One fifth grade teacher at Cavazos Middle School uses a "mental health check-in board" where students write Post-Its expressing how they feel mentally and emotionally that day. Students then check in one-on-one with t...

KNME-PBS

Gene Grant

16 August 2019

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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The Nature Conservancy in New Mexico and the Rocky Mountain Youth Corps joined together to transform a dirt lot into a pop-up park, created and maintained by surrounding neighborhoods. Community members work together ...

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Wyatt Massey

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16 August 2019

Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

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For many experiencing divorce, a safe place to deal with frustrations and stigma is important. In Chattanooga, Tennessee, religious institutions are stepping in to provide support groups and classes like DivorceCare,...

The Hechinger Report

Aaron Cantú

15 August 2019

United States

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Today, one in three college students is the first in their family to attend college; of these first-generation students, about a third drop out. A growing number of higher education institutions are reaching out to pa...

The 74

Bekah McNeel

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13 August 2019

San Antonio, California, United States

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There is a certain population of youth aged 16-24 that are neither in school nor working because of some derailment (oftentimes burdensome responsibilities) along the way. A national organization called Nxt Level help...

The Greater Sum

Anna Taylor

12 August 2019

Houston, Texas, United States

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In 2012, Megan Marcus founded FuelEd, an organization that trains teachers in emotional and social health so that they can be adequately prepared for their role as a mentor to children. Their practices are based in tr...

NowThis News

Chloe Kellison

11 August 2019

Los Angeles, California, United States

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School on Wheels is a program serving children in a refugee camp along the U.S.-Mexico border by transforming an old school bus into a space for learning. The school can fit up to 80 children, all of whom are waiting ...

NPR

Rhitu Chatterjee

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7 August 2019

McGregor, Minnesota, United States

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Due to urban migration from rural areas, communities in less populated regions around the country are experiencing increased loneliness and lack of social connection; a health organization in Minnesota is building per...

NationSwell

Alison Kotch

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29 July 2019

New York, New York, United States

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A program called RAPP (Relationship Abuse Prevention Program) uses safe spaces for teens to talk about their romantic relationships with both peer and adult leaders as a way to prevent abusive relationships through ed...

The Seattle Times

Neal Morton

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28 July 2019

Washington, United States

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Washington state is providing additional instruction and in some cases a path to teacher credentials for its 25,500 paraeducators who have stepped up to play roles sometimes equivalent or beyond that of credentialed t...

Things That Work Uganda

Caleb Okereke

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26 July 2019

Bidibidi, Uganda

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In 2018 Bidibidi's Got Talent crowned the dance group Burn dem squad as best in the entire settlement. The group was founded by a few teenage boys and is now made up of 15 members aged 17-19. The founders say that the...

The Christian Science Monitor

Jake Seiner

23 July 2019

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Varsity esports teams are emerging as a game-based education tool at U.S. colleges, but few teams have female representation. A high school in Cleveland is trying to buck that trend by expanding the types of games off...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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22 July 2019

Harare, Zimbabwe

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Sometimes just having someone to talk to can help those who are suffering from depression. The Friendship Bench program in NYC borrows an idea from Harare, Zimbabwe, where healthcare workers—affectionately called Gran...

The Guardian

Mark Rice-Oxley

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19 July 2019

Camden, United Kingdom

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In the London borough of Camden, randomly selected locals, including students, builders, civil servants, restauranteurs, and others, came together to discuss what to do about climate change. This climate assembly allo...

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Allison Dikanovic

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11 July 2019

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States

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Wisconsin’s Camp Reunite is bringing together women experiencing incarceration with their children. The camp was hosted at Taycheedah, a correctional facility in Fond du Lac, WI, and while the kids were there had less...

Dayton Daily News

Jeremy P. Kelley

7 July 2019

Dayton, Ohio, United States

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Dayton Public Schools came to terms with the fact that they needed to improve family engagement and went about addressing it. This article was written 18 months after they first started and reports on its successes an...

High Country News

Bridget Bennett

5 July 2019

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Photojournalism

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Clark County, Nevada has one of the largest populations of unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness - fifth in the nation after San Jose, New York, Seattle, and Los Angeles. Shelters like the Shannon West Homeles...

Struggles from Below Magazine

Oliver Gordon

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5 July 2019

Medellin, Colombia

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Learning the art of hip-hop provides youth with an alternative to the violence and despair that characterize disadvantaged neighborhoods. In Medellin, Colombia, a program called 4 Elementos teaches kids dance, Dj’ing,...

Columbia Missourian

Alexis Allison

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3 July 2019

Branson, Missouri, United States

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Overcoming the causes of social isolation plays a crucial role in combating food insecurity. From faith-based community meals paired with job programs in Branson, to food recycling initiatives that tap into local mark...

The New York Times

Courtney E. Martin

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2 July 2019

Seattle, Washington, United States

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Shared expressions of community and fellowship are fostering a non-partisan approach to civic engagement. The nonprofit Citizen University, based in Seattle, Washington, provides small grants to trained community lead...

The Atlantic

Deborah Fallows

22 June 2019

Danville, Virginia, United States

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A network of member organizations in and around Danville, Virginia tackles the region's health and nutrition pitfalls by relying on the strength of their tight-knit rural towns to donate and distribute health resource...

WGME-TV

David Singer

20 June 2019

Portland, Maine, United States

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A company in Portland, Maine works to "dignify temp-work" through the employment of former convicts, addicts, and other individuals in rough transitional phases of life. The company operates as a for-profit business w...

The New York Times

Rikha Sharma Rani

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19 June 2019

Miami, Florida, United States

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Miami is home to a special type of child welfare program called CHANCE (Citrus Helping Adolescents Negatively Impacted by Commercial Exploitation) that is designed specifically for youth in foster care that have been ...

Middle East Eye

Olivia Cuthbert

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18 June 2019

Beirut, Lebanon

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Building community around storytelling preserves cultural heritage. Across Lebanon, individuals and institutions like the Lebanese Ministry of Culture and the Theatre Monnot in Beirut are working to preserve oral cult...

NationSwell

Monica Humphries

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18 June 2019

New York City, New York, United States

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A New York organization called Brooklyn Boatworks conducts an after school program for students across NYC to learn STEM skills through the construction of a boat. The teaching model is built to support students who d...

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