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7 October 2015
Detroit, Michigan, United States
An organization in Detroit is piloting free housing for writers in exchange for staying in the city for three years and revitalizing the community. The program was started through a robust crowdfunding campaign and th...
5 August 2015
New York, New York, United States
Philadelphia's criminal justice system is overwhelmed. New York is allowing judges to release low-risk defendants accused of non-violent crimes with the goal of saving money, reducing prison overcrowding, and cutting...
1 August 2015
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Crimes against LGBT citizens have gone underreported in many U.S. cities. Washington DC’s Gay and Lesbian Liason Unit has employed and trained LGBT officers to represent community members that they protect and serve. ...
14 July 2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Want to ensure that Philadelphia children can read? Let’s do what they did in Minneapolis: Get books into their homes.
1 October 2001
In the U.S. the electorate skews white, wealthy, and old because such demographics are more likely to vote. Creating mandatory voting laws would increase voter turnout and thus increase voting equity.
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