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Venetia Rainey

15 June 2018

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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My Red Light, is a brothel in Amsterdam run by sex workers. While sex work is legal in the country, exploitation and human trafficking is still pervasive. However, My Red Light tries to counter this by only hiring “pe...

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Selena Simmons-Duffin

11 June 2018

District of Columbia, United States

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In some D.C. neighborhoods with high rates of teen pregnancy, schools are stepping in with more than just school nurses; dedicated midwives have conversations with students, educating students, providing birth control...

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Eli Hager

8 June 2018

New Orleans, loui, United States

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A new high school inside the New Orleans jail gives juvenile detainees the opportunity to earn credits toward graduation, not just a GED, and possibly find a different future. It's showing promise, with three people e...

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Susie Armitage

6 June 2018

Hamada, Japan

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Small towns in Japan like Hamada are recruiting single mothers in an effort to boost their declining population, and care of their aging one. They recruit single mothers by offering them jobs at the local nursing ho...

The Muhlenberg Weekly

Gregory Kantor

5 June 2018

Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States

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In Allentown, when somebody overdoses on opioids, they get a visit from a Blue Guardian, a trained volunteer that tries to connect that individual to treatment. The outreach program, which also focuses on reaching out...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Jill Harkins

1 June 2018

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Women’s Way, a new Philadelphia-based program, aims to promote economic equality through women’s financial empowerment initiatives. Based on a successful model in Delaware, the program uses financial coaches to help p...

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Aliyya Swaby

29 May 2018

Houston, Texas, United States

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One year after first adopting a restorative justice approach to discipline, a Texas school decreased suspensions from 94 to 47. While students are enthusiastic about the change, teachers have been more reluctant to bu...

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Patricia Kime

26 May 2018

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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The Medical Foster Home Program places military veterans with chronic, debilitating diseases into foster homes rather than assisted living facilities. These homes must meet strict regulations and the caregivers must b...

Colorado Public Radio

Ann Awad

24 May 2018

Colorado, United States

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As Colorado's popular parks become slammed with visitors park officials are noticing dramatic environmental impacts to the areas. To mitigate against continuous damage, three parks - Garden of the Gods, Conundrum Hot ...

The New York Times

David L. Kirp

22 May 2018

Newark, New Jersey, United States

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Unlike the honors colleges at most universities, the Honors Living-Learning Community at Rutgers University-Newark recruits students based on "grit" and commitment to social justice. The Community creates a supportive...

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Allan Richarz

22 May 2018

Japan

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Rail transport is a necessity for many commuters around the world. Japan's transportation industry has found a way to improve this means of transport by implementing subtle behavioral psychology mechanisms. From blue ...

New Hampshire Union Leader

SHAWNE K. WICKHAM

19 May 2018

Rochester, New Hampshire, United States

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Hand Up Health Services is a syringe services program that provides clean needles to addicts, also known as “needles exchange” programs. The program is only one of two in New Hampshire. While there's a lot of stigma b...

The Guardian

Jennifer Rankin

18 May 2018

Geel, Belgium

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Residents of a small town in Belgium take in "boarders", people who have disabilities that render them unable to live alone. Many of these boarders stay with their host families for several decades, and they all parti...

The Guardian

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

17 May 2018

Beirut, Lebanon

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From giving refuge to offering makeup sessions, Helem is an umbrella for some of Lebanon’s most marginalised people

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Meera Vijayann

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16 May 2018

Virginia, United States

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Since the mid-1980s, Prevent Child Abuse Virginia (PCAV) has used theater to teach elementary and middle school students about sexual abuse and in the process empower them to report it. Over the course of 34 years, 13...

The New York Times

Richard Fausset

15 May 2018

Georgia, United States

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Since 2013, Georgia State University has graduated more African-American students than any other nonprofit college or university in the country. Georgia State takes a data-driven approach to retaining its 40,000 perso...

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Virginia Gewin

15 May 2018

United States

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A lack of diversity in the environment and conservation sector has been well calculated, documented and established, but the story doesn't end there. Many groups across the U.S are looking to not just recruit a more ...

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Gail Cornwall

14 May 2018

Galt, California, United States

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Assigning students to Harry-Potter-style "houses" in primary and secondary schools dissolves differences and decreases disciplinary rates, according to a school in California that successfully launched the system. Adm...

Washington Post

Justin Jouvenal

11 May 2018

Decatur, Illinois, United States

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Nursery programs inside prisons are not common. The Decatur Correctional Center is one of the few in the country. 11 years since its inception “more than 90 women have gone through the Moms and Babies program.”

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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8 May 2018

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Most tough guys with guns don’t want to shoot. Trained violence interrupters can therefore jump in and find alternative ways to mediate disputes. Hired from the same neighborhoods in which they work, violence interrup...

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Edward Siddons

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3 May 2018

Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Through targeted policing and community outreach, violence prevention program Fica Vivo reduces youth homicide rates in Brazil. The “weed and seed” approach removes top offenders, engages youth at risk of offending in...

Bright Magazine

Jackie Mader

2 May 2018

Tampa, Florida, United States

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The U.S. has a higher rate of infant mortality than any other developed nation. In Hillsborough County, Florida, a home visitation program coupled with extensive social services available to new mothers has cut the ra...

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Jacques Leslie

1 May 2018

California, United States

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Water conservation has been a hot topic for the last decade. As nations continue to search for ways to ensure a safe water supply for future generations, some places are looking to history for answers. Taking a page o...

The New York Times

Giovanni Russonello

30 April 2018

New York, New York, United States

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The We Have Voice Collective—a diverse group of female and non-binary jazz and experimental musicians—came together to develop a code of conduct in response to rampant sexual harrassment and abuse in the music communi...

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Michelle Mercer

30 April 2018

New York, New York, United States

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The We Have Voice Collective is a group of 14 diverse female and non-binary musicians who have developed a code of conduct to address harrassment. Their goal is for the code to be instituted by venues, festivals, labe...

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