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19 June 2020
Just as the Emmett Till murder helped inspire protests in the civil rights era, which in turn led to the passage of civil rights and voting rights legislation, the protests over policing in 2020 already have sparked r...
19 December 2018
Jefferson, Iowa, United States
An interesting advocate for spreading tech jobs into small towns comes in the form of Silicon Valley’s congressman. Representative Ro Khanna hopes that investing in small towns will stimulate local economies as well a...
7 March 2018
SOSHANGUVE, South Africa
Group sessions, workplace videos, badges, these are just some of the ways various people around the world are addressing sexual, and physical assault. In light of the #MeToo movement in the U.S., the Christian Science...
13 December 2017
Moreno Valley, California, United States
In 2016, California's Riverside County achieved an 86 percent graduation rate, second to only Orange County in the state. The impressive spike followed in the wake of a multi-pronged, data-focused drive to support pre...
22 May 2017
San Francisco, California, United States
As urban youth struggle to get onto a career track, Year Up equips these young people with technical skills and professional support to help them enter the job market. The initiative has scaled nationally in the Unite...
25 August 2015
Concerned with colony collapse syndrome in honey bees worldwide, scientists, farmers and tech companies teamed up in Australia to create a micro-sensor that collects data on the bee's environment.
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