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8 October 2020
Facing a shortage of supplies amid the coronavirus pandemic and with little help from the government on the horizon, doctors and community members across Venezuela "created a grassroots support network" as a means of ...
28 May 2020
To continue serving tens of thousands of refugees stuck at the U.S.-Mexico border during the pandemic, shelters have collaborated on an improvised system to deliver food aid, emergency hotel accommodations, and legal ...
24 April 2020
In Colombia, the organization Humanity & Inclusion has hired women in local areas like Caquetá to help demine formerly war-torn lands. In areas with violent histories, trust is crucial, thus the hiring of local reside...
20 April 2020
The group, Promoters of Migrant Liberation, provides translation of indigenous Guatemalan, Maya, Mexican, and Afro-Caribbean languages for migrants in US detention centers. They help translate right from detention, th...
16 February 2020
The League of Displaced Women built “The City of Women" in 2003. The city has about 100 homes for women and their families, including men, who faced and/or fled murder, rape, and other forms of violence during the con...
6 November 2019
La Liga Contra El Silencio is an alliance of 16 news organizations and hundreds of journalists in Colombia. It protects journalists against threats, which have the effect of censoring reporting on certain topics. La L...
17 October 2019
A new wheelchair design is helping to eliminate mobility barriers for those with disabilities who are living in regions with rough terrains and underdeveloped streets. Working with three wheelchair users, researchers ...
24 June 2019
Following the Colombian civil war, the country enacted The Victims’ Law, which centered on providing reparations to those affected by violence and war. But since its creation, the law has only provided reparations to ...
21 November 2018
In the late 1960s and early 1970s Barrio Moravia was an illegal dumping site where displaced Colombians fleeing violence made informal settlements. Now a community center, organizations, and a public garden with mor...
19 September 2018
For Defiance, Arizona, United States
Interest in spelling bees in one Navajo Nation district shot up after Kelly Haven made it to the national stage in Washington D.C., representing children who had never before seen anyone like her make it that far. The...
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