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Elissa Nadworny

Clare Lombardo

15 May 2019

Bronx, New York, United States

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When a group of middle school girls got tired of having their periods treated as a stigmatized issue, they decided to start their own podcast in order to educate their peers and start a conversation around this natura...

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Jared Lindzon

12 May 2019

Orlando, Florida, United States

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When loved ones undergo surgery, the more information that they have access to, the better supported they often feel. To increase efficiency while also improving information access, nearly 60 hospitals across the nati...

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Allison Herrera

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8 May 2019

Washington, United States

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Ensuring that cases of missing and murdered indigenous women are counted requires collecting data. In US and Canada, many cases of missing and murdered indigenous women remain ignored by law enforcement. In response, ...

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Sophie Cousins

7 May 2019

Kanyirabanyana, Rwanda

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Rwanda has launched a community and health driven campaign in order to put a stop to the spread of cervical cancer by educating women about the HPV vaccine. Driven largely by dispelling myths and providing accurate in...

The Guardian

Adrian Horton

1 May 2019

Michigan, United States

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In a time of extreme division in American politics, one documentary is highlighting an issue both sides agree is an issue--gerrymandering. As contorted districts have made elections pointless in many Michigan election...

The Telegraph

Joe Wallen

25 April 2019

Odisha, India

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As malaria rates continue to rise in many countries, Odisha, India stands out against the trend. Thanks largely in part to this state's three-part approach that includes distributing long-lasting insecticidal nets, ma...

Yes! Magazine

Janice Cantieri

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18 April 2019

British Columbia, Canada

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The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Drone Search Team is a group of volunteers in British Columbia, Canada that use a combination of indigenous knowledge and drones to search for missing women. Indigenous women ...

The Guardian

James McWilliams

17 April 2019

Washington, United States

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At the University of Washington, "Calling Bullshit: Data Reasoning in a Digital World" goes beyond teaching students how to spot "fake news" to show students how to detect misinformation in the reputable places, such ...

Pacific Standard

Kimberley Brown

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16 April 2019

Sinangoe, Ecuador

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The indigenous Cofan community in Ecuador, battling miners and other seeking to use their ancestral land, have a new tool to fight them: mapping. By working with non-profits who trained locals to use data and GPS tech...

The Guardian

Hannah Devlin

12 April 2019

Greater London, England

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When people don't show up for an appointment, it can cost hospitals a lot of money and also unnecessarily increase wait times for other patients. A hospital in London is trying to reduce both the cost and wait problem...

The Hechinger Report

Caroline Preston

12 April 2019

New York City, New York, United States

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This year, New York City's Department of Education introduced participatory budgeting in 48 public schools to bolster civics education and create a more transparent budgeting process. At Veritas Academy in Queens, stu...

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Amelia Axelsen

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11 April 2019

Costa Rica

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With its pledge to become the first zero-emission country in the world by 2050, Costa Rica's ambitious climate goals cannot be achieved by the government alone. That's why Costa Rica Limpia (Clean Costa Rica) is spark...

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Julia Migné

8 April 2019

United Kingdom

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Making fashion sustainable requires a shift in the culture of the industry. Several brands and organizations are already working to change the unethical and unsustainable practices in fashion. From mobilizing hashtags...

The Santa Fe New Mexican

Teya Vitu

28 March 2019

Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

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Restaurants can reduce water consumption by changing employee behavior and installing new technology, such as faucet aerators, water submeters, and high-efficiency toilets. When Santa Fe conducted voluntary water-usag...

The Guardian

Ammar Kalia

27 March 2019

United Kingdom

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Seeking treatment for mental health concerns is often associated with a stigmatized perspective, but thanks to technological advancements, the use of mental health apps has helped reduce this viewpoint. Although the a...

Yes! Magazine

Ivy Brashear

21 March 2019

Kentucky, United States

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In Kentucky, sex education offerings in rural districts is often inconsistent across schools. The “Sexy Sex Ed” workshop aims to provide students with information and resources about consent, safety, and anatomy. “If ...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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19 March 2019

United States

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A suite of new voting apps are bringing new technologies to old organizing methods, like asking (or shaming) friends to vote and finding community leaders to encourage voter turnout. These old methods, now called "rel...

The Hechinger Report

Tara Garcia Mathewson

14 March 2019

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

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The Kansas City school district and a group of local nonprofits are implementing a new software management system that will allow partners to access student data from a range of sources. The data-sharing agreement wil...

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Edward Siddons

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13 March 2019

Denmark

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Every year, the sixth week of classes in Denmark is dedicated to sex education. Over 20,000 teachers and 400,000 students participate in programming that goes beyond the basics to challenge participants to analyze gen...

High Country News

Carl Segerstrom

13 March 2019

Portland, Oregon, United States

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In Portland, Oregon, a group of activists have come together to be the eyes for their community when it comes to oil train shipments. There is a surprising lack of transparency when it comes to moving crude oil by tra...

CityLab

Sarah Holder

11 March 2019

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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Citizen, a crime-tracking app that first made an appearance in New York and California, has launched in Baltimore, Maryland, a city with a crime rate that has skyrocketed in recent years. Alerting community members to...

Arizona Daily Star

Caitlin Schmidt

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8 March 2019

Waco, Texas, United States

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After allegations of sexual assault and violence against women, centered on the athletic department, surfaced in 2015, Baylor University dramatically adjusted its Title IX strategy -- transparency, classes focused on ...

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Jaime Buerger

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5 March 2019

United States

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Abortion is often stigmatized, but women across the United States are finding that speaking out about their experiences is impacting the conversation in very tangible ways. From peer mentoring to changing the platform...

Yes! Magazine

Leanna First-Arai

27 February 2019

Montgomery, Alabama, United States

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Soil collection ceremonies offer a meaningful way to help cope with and create institutional memory of racial violence across the United States. The Equal Justice Initiative is working to keep the victims of lynching ...

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Marisa Demarco

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21 February 2019

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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Albuquerque Police Department knows that not all community members are apt to trust in officers, so the department created a new interdisciplinary team specifically focused on working with those people. Although this ...

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