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16 March 2020
Davis, California, United States
In an attempt to offer healthier meals and reduce stigma around hospital food, hospitals are reinventing their dining services by hiring professional chefs, nutritionists, and dieticians. At the UC Davis Medical Cente...
31 December 2018
Quebec City, Canada
In Quebec, a subsidized affordable child care program has proven itself over two decades, contributing to a spike in the employment of mothers with young children. Research also shows that program is financially susta...
5 April 2018
Sacramento, California, United States
Solitary Confinement on youth can be extremely emotionally damaging. The practice is also costly, and can lead to expensive lawsuits. Yet, a slew of states and youth detention centers are trying to reduce the time you...
9 February 2018
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Since Australia’s National Firearms Act, passed over 20 years ago, the country has seen zero mass shootings. The legislation mandates a 28-day waiting period, bans automatic and semi-automatic firearms, and offers no-...
26 January 2018
New York, New York, United States
For the first time, high-profile Grammy attendees this year received an all-day security briefing on how to prevent and respond to terrorist attacks. In light of recent mass shootings and bombs at concerts in Manchest...
30 March 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
The zero-tolerance of Philadelphia's school system towards even minor infractions from students was creating a detrimental school-to-prison pipeline that was doing more long term harm to youth than good. But one forme...
3 January 2017
Refugees encounter multiple complex barriers when they try to find employment in a new country. At the Zataari Refugee Camp, refugees have built the Champs Elysees marketplace exhibiting entrepreneurship and resilienc...
4 November 2016
Refugees often find cold cash far more helpful than bags of rice or other products foundations provide. Iris scanners can make identity verification much easier for refugees to access money that is distributed to them...
24 November 2015
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Journalists can find themselves in unsafe regions without anyone knowing their whereabouts. 'Reporta' is a new app that allows journalists to send alerts, provide information about their location, and send an SOS inca...
6 August 2015
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Every so often tensions between the Catholic "nationalists" and the Protestant "loyalists" increase and the police try to diffuse the situations. Social media is affecting these flare ups by providing police with info...
20 June 2015
Sacramento, California, United States
The United States is facing a looming shortage in agricultural workers, as the vast majority of farmers are aged 65 or older and fewer young folks are taking up the trade. The International Rescue Committee has a win-...
20 March 2015
Estonia is preparing to protect itself digitally from any neighbouring enemies. To do so it is trying to create 'data embassies', that would have the same protections as physical embassies, in order to protect the dig...
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