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2 August 2018
Stockton, California, United States
Stockton is courting philanthropists by billing itself as a budding hub of innovation for fighting poverty. The city is mitigating the risks of tapping private foundations to fund city services by identifying target p...
31 May 2016
Salem, Oregon, United States
Over 3000 Words
States deal with poverty and employment differently, depending on their state legislature and, historically, their racial composition. Oregon is a predominantly white state with some of the most generous welfare and e...
18 August 2015
Baldwin, Michigan, United States
Over 3000 Words
College was never much of an option for most students in this tiny town of 1,200 located in the woods of the Manistee National Forest. But residents of Baldwin, Michigan, pooled together their money to provide scholar...
11 July 2015
America has the largest number of homeless women and children in the industrialized world - it’s a depressing statistic exacerbated by a housing crisis that forced thousands of families out onto the street. The first-...
17 June 2015
Glenview, Illinois, United States
Many wealthy, white communities in the Chicago suburbs would not welcome an affordable housing development - perhaps residents wouldn’t say so outright, but instead they might pass laws prohibiting apartment buildings...
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