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Los Angeles Times

Leila Miller

11 October 2021

California, United States

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Since the 1990s, California prisons' victim-aid office has arranged for crime victims to meet with the incarcerated people who harmed them or their family members. These victim-offender dialogues, a restorative-justic...

The New York Times

Rachel Louise Snyder

1 October 2021

England

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The Respect Phoneline started in the UK in 2004 to give anonymous callers, usually men, a way to seek help for their violent impulses. Rather than putting the burden for resolving domestic violence on survivors and on...

Boulder Weekly

Jodi Hausen

30 September 2021

Boulder County, Colorado, United States

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Although several Colorado law enforcement agencies have trained officers on how to de-escalate interactions with people in a crisis, including people with disabilities, the state in 2022 will become the latest to mand...

Prism

Umme Hoque

29 September 2021

California, United States

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A new California law makes universal mail-in voting permanent after it was temporarily adopted for the 2020 election in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Expansion of mail-in voting in 2020 resulted in higher vote...

The Colorado Sun

Fran Kritz

22 September 2021

Colorado, United States

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The Grace Upon Grace Project seeks to address period poverty – the inability of people who menstruate to afford sanitary supplies – by providing free access to tampons and pads. The organization hosts a monthly free p...

Daily Trust

Risikat Ramoni

19 September 2021

Lagos, Nigeria

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Doctors and nurses with the Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria provide free specialized care to over 5,000 people at a local hospital. An annual CT scan monitors patients' risk of stroke, with those who are high-risk gett...

The Standard

Graham Kajilwa

16 September 2021

Nairobi, Kenya

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xPodd is a real-time service that connects tenants to landlords whose listings match their specifications. The app helps prospective tenants navigate Nairobi’s competitive and fast-moving real estate market. Tenants f...

Nigeria Health Watch

Innocent Eteng

13 September 2021

Nigeria

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Miraclefeet is a U.S. based nonprofit that provides free clubfoot treatment in 29 countries, including 15 in Africa. Following Ponseti, a nonsurgical treatment plan, caregivers gently manipulate a child’s feet by stre...

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Ruxandra Guidi

13 September 2021

St. Johns, Arizona, United States

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Apache County, Arizona, once had a costly, under-used juvenile detention center and a traditional philosophy that stern punishment would steer young people away from misbehavior. Now the abandoned detention center is ...

Pulse Nigeria

Bayo Wahab

9 September 2021

Nigeria

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Hacey Health Initiative and Alabiyamo Maternal and Child Healthcare Foundation are improving maternal and newborn health in rural communities. The groups have provided more than 50,000 birthing kits containing sterili...

News48

Francesco Ciampa

7 September 2021

Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy

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Magna Graecia University partnered with prison administrators in Catanzaro, Italy, to help two incarcerated men find a form of rehabilitation by writing their own lives' stories. In a process called autoethnography, t...

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Claire Bates

7 September 2021

Copenhagen, Denmark

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The Human Library hosts one-on-one conversations between people who have faced prejudice (they're the "books" that get borrowed) and "readers" who yearn to ask awkward questions that they've never been comfortable ask...

Flatwater Free Press

Matthew Hansen

3 September 2021

Omaha, Nebraska, United States

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Community health workers from One World have gained community trust over the years and now go door-to-door to talk with residents about the COVID-19 vaccine and dispel misinformation. They provide resources in Spanish...

Devex

Catherine Cheney

1 September 2021

India

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Community-based organizations have been key to reaching historically marginalized populations with COVID-19 information. Grassroots leaders and community workers are effective because they have built trust among commu...

5280 - The Denver Magazine

Daliah Singer

1 September 2021

Wellington, Colorado, United States

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Harvest Farm is an experiential recovery program that helps men experiencing homelessness and struggling with substance abuse achieve sobriety and become self-sufficient with stable work and housing. The program is fr...

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Carey L. Biron

31 August 2021

United States

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Park Rx America is an online platform that helps the growing number of medical professionals who write nature prescriptions for their patients. The database contains thousands of parks and public lands, which prescrib...

The Washington Post

Hailey Sadler

Darian Woehr

30 August 2021

Navajo Nation, Utah, United States

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Multigenerational homes allowed indigenous families to pass down culture and language for thousands of years but living in crowded homes left them more vulnerable to COVID-19. Navajo teams have built 300 8-by-15-foot ...

Associated Press

Don Babwin

29 August 2021

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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In Chicago, where the city's size and traffic would pose logistical and cost barriers to make mental health professionals first responders to mental-crisis calls, the Cook County sheriff's office has put 70 Zoom-enabl...

Capital Press

Mia Ryder-Marks

29 August 2021

Oregon, United States

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Blanchet House is a nonprofit that provides food and housing for people in need. Men who are recovering from substance abuse can live at the farm and have an opportunity to work on the land and learn skills that promo...

Bloomberg

Amy Yee

28 August 2021

New York, New York, United States

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Community groups in under-vaccinated areas helped tens of thousands of people get vaccinated, made slightly easier since the FDA approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and more employers requiring it. Nonprofits like...

The Washington Post

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Elizabeth Dwoskin

24 August 2021

United States

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Vaccine Talk is a Facebook group for evidence-based discussion to help both pro- and anti-vaccine people wade through all of the conflicting, and oftentimes wrong, information about the COVID-19 vaccine. The group has...

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Deborah Amos

22 August 2021

Germany

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The nonprofit, Bikeygees, teaches refugee women how to ride and repair bikes. Many of the women come from countries where they weren’t allowed to ride bikes, which are a staple mode of transportation in Germany. Volun...

The News Minute

Cris

20 August 2021

Wayanad, Kerala, India

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Wayanad is the first district in Kerala to have vaccinated the entire adult population with at least one COVID-19 vaccine. Rather than waiting for people to make appointments, officials went door-to-door providing all...

Sahara Reporters

Chikezie Omeje

Arinze Chijioke

19 August 2021

Otukpo, Benue, Nigeria

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Violent clashes between farmers and cattle herders that have claimed thousands of lives have largely ceased in Otukpo, thanks to a peacekeeping process that resolves disputes and is based on a shared recognition of tw...

Wired

Julia Hotz

18 August 2021

United Kingdom

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“Social prescribing” is an increasingly popular approach to healthcare that addresses “social determinants” of health with non-pharmaceutical prescriptions for patients in the form of activities in their local communi...

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