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Yes! Magazine

J. Gabriel Ware

11 September 2017

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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In Detroit, and throughout the country, many people find themselves in "food deserts", or places where access to fresh fruits and vegetables is extremely limited. In Detroit, Black residents are addressing these issue...

CityLab

Rikha Sharma Rani

31 August 2017

Auckland, New Zealand

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The privatized prison system is largely skewed against inmates, as most are funded based on the number of individuals incarcerated, creating a disincentive to invest in the rehabilitation and comprehensive treatment o...

Kaiser Health News

Anna Gorman

21 August 2017

California

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Home visit programs, where family support workers meet with expecting and new parents, are at risk of not getting funding. Advocates stress the importance of these programs for improving parenting skills, providing a ...

News Deeply

Yermi Brenner

26 July 2017

Germany

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Germany has welcomed many refugees in recent years, and programs across the country are trying to help integrate them as quickly as possible. 'Neighbourhood Mothers' is one such program of migrant women who mentor new...

The Christian Science Monitor

Ryan Lenora Brown

24 July 2017

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s cosmopolitan capital, has long been considered a whole world apart from surrounding rural communities, all of which suffer endlessly from reoccurring droughts and civil war. But now, thanks to ...

TRT World

Carolina Loza Leon

15 July 2017

Quito, Ecuador

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Ecuador has a large number of refugees, particularly from Colombia, these refugees face a lot of barriers upon arrival. 'Fudela' is a soccer program that has Ecuadorians and Colombians playing together in order to fos...

Corpus Christi Caller Times

Krista M. Torralva

23 June 2017

Nueces County, Texas, United States

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In Nueces County, military style boot camp was the norm for troubled juveniles, who were forced to complete drills with instructors. Replacing this antiquated method with therapeutic support and yoga relaxation techni...

News Deeply

Liza Ramrayka

2 June 2017

Kapilakot, Sindhuli, Nepal

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After Nepal's 2015 earthquake, many village women were left with financial devastation and struggled to support their families. With the earthquake having destroyed up to 90% of small enterprises and markets, the Unit...

CityLab

Halima Ali

30 May 2017

London, United Kingdom

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The Good Hotel floats on a platform off the dock in London and provides the long-term unemployed with job training and jobs in the hotel industry. Located in an area that is low-income, poor housing, and a largely une...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Stephen Montemayor

6 May 2017

Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

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The Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence in Quebec has expanded rapidly, becoming a model for programs around the world. What sets it apart from projects in Europe and the United States is t...

Shareable

Nithin Coca

4 May 2017

Jakarta, India

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Indonesia has a quickly growing digital market, yet there is a large proportion of the population that does not have digital access and those who do have access are all buying from businesses outside the country. Kope...

Rappler

Keith Anthony S. Fabro

2 May 2017

Rasa Island, Palawan, Philippines

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The Philippine Cockatoo Conservation Program on Rasa Island has taken a multi-faceted approach to conservation - by employing former poachers to help protect the very species they once threatened. Through a combinatio...

The Trace

Elizabeth Van Brocklin

1 May 2017

Cleveland, Ohio

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Gunshot victims are often treated at hospitals only to be sent back into the community, where 1/3 will end up back in the hospital again. With a new emphasis on prevention and addressing the underlying issues, Ohio is...

Richland Source

Brittany Schock

25 April 2017

Mansfield, Ohio, United States

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Community Health Workers in Richmond County work to reduce barriers - including employment, education, smoking, food security or housing - that may contribute to the likelihood of infant mortality. Using the Community...

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Patricia Alex

24 April 2017

United States

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Women are underrepresented in elected positions, and with Trump being elected after being heard describing women in poor taste, this has only become more of a concern. Programs such as Elect Her and IGNITE are trying ...

Corpus Christi Caller Times

Krista M Torralva

22 April 2017

Corpus Christi, Texas, United States

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Judge Inna Klein and probation officers from The Community Supervision and Corrections Department are bringing domestic violence reform to Nueces County. By taking more aggressive approaches toward supervision and acc...

Richland Source

Emily Dech

21 April 2017

Mansfield, Ohio, United States

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Community leaders are working together to address the issue of food insecurity in Mansfield, caused not just by lack of access to grocery stores and fresh food sources, but also often by unemployment, high housing cos...

NPR

Rachael McDonald

20 April 2017

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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Almost 4 years ago, Opportunity Village was established in Eugene. It’s a community of tiny houses for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Motherboard

Kaleigh Rogers

18 April 2017

New York, New York, United States

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Opioid addiction runs rampant in the United States. However, researchers are becoming more convinced that cannabis can help prevent opioid abuse from even happening. In states where cannabis is legal the rate of opioi...

Quartz

Andrew North

6 April 2017

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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Mongolia, under the influence of Dr. Odontuya Davaasuren, has become very advanced in its palliative care. Patients are given full information about their diagnosis, are provided with the proper pain medications, fami...

Global Sisters Report

Melanie Lidman

6 April 2017

Rwanda

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Benebikira 'Sister Listeners' offer informal counseling to both victims and perpetrators of violence during the Rwanda genocide, seeking to forge a bridge of understanding. Their roles as listeners are especially impo...

Bloomberg

Megan McArdle

28 March 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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In many parts of the United States, people struggle with economic mobility and achieving the American Dream. Salt Lake City’s rate of economic mobility is at the highest in the country. An investigative journalist exp...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

28 March 2017

United States

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Community College Students, an often overlooked demographic, often suffer from low completion rates. Colleges across the country are using a guided pathways model, emphasizing features like full time enrollment, block...

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