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20 November 2017
Laurinburg, North Carolina, United States
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Hundreds of prisons sit empty and unused across the United States. Inspired by the potential, GrowingChange was founded to help flip the land into a space where former juvenile offenders could come together for constr...
16 November 2017
Food security is a major issue that both developed and developing countries face with increasing urgency as the world's population continues to rise; but the problem is not a shortage of food - it is usually more an i...
30 October 2017
California, United States
Non-profits in California worked together to set up a national network for undocumented immigrants to fight isolation and support legal aid. Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement (CIVIC) offers ...
17 October 2017
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Many kids living in low-income areas of Chicago never leave their isolated neighborhood, leaving them with a lack of knowledge about the outside world, and a plethora of knowledge about gangs and danger of their area....
27 August 2017
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A pilot program in Canada is providing increased job opportunities for disadvantaged populations - including refugees, those with disabilities, and laborers who have been unemployed long-term - through a special progr...
15 August 2017
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
The far northern regions of Canada have the highest rates of suicide, sexual violence, and teen pregnancy. Fostering Open eXpression among Youth, or FOXY, and it's partner program, SMASH (Strength, Masculinities And S...
27 July 2017
Providing care to the rising number of elderly individuals with dementia is difficult. Some facilities are channeling reminiscience therapy, and designing the homes to stimulate memories, use colours to help perceptio...
19 July 2017
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Canada has one of the highest rates of drunk driving incidents, and law enforcement has struggled to combat the issue, which causes more hospitalizations each year than heart attacks. Project Drive Thru is a creative ...
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