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Ricochet

Christopher Curtis

11 June 2021

St-Jérôme, Quebec, Canada

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To reduce overdose deaths from the increasing number of deadly substances found in street drugs, Centre SIDA Amitié uses lab testing to help understand exactly what drugs users are putting in their bodies and how to s...

National Geographic

Puja Changoiwala

21 May 2021

Janefal, India

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To increase the rate of those receiving the Covid vaccine, the village of Janefal in India implemented a public awareness campaign founded on building trust with local community members. Leading the charge was a task ...

The Guardian

Aaron Miguel Cantú

17 May 2021

United States

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Five years after the FBI started tracking how often police use force, the majority of police departments still fail to comply and the FBI refuses to release publicly what information it has collected. The policy was e...

Hawaii Business Magazine

Noelle Fujii-Oride

3 May 2021

Hawaii, United States

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Community organizing effectively blocked many development projects on O‘ahu that, while involving desirable outcomes like renewable energy, public parks, or affordable housing, failed to consider input from local comm...

MIT Technology Review

Lisa Song

James Temple

29 April 2021

California, United States

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A decade after California established its forest offset program as a way to incentivize saving trees to store carbon, a new analysis shows that it might not be working. Loopholes in the program allow for people to cla...

Mashable

Christianna Silva

28 April 2021

United States

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Social media influencers are using “pre-bunking” -- the practice of exposing people to misinformation and offering expert-backed explanations of why it isn’t true before they see the misinformation in the wild – as a ...

The Washington Post

David Montgomery

26 April 2021

United States

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To help address Covid vaccine hesitancy, the non-profit marketing firm Ad Council and its partners developed a multi-dimensional public service campaign. Relying on a balance between appealing to personal responsibili...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Jemille Q. Duncan

20 April 2021

India

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Law Rewired, run by law students and an advisory board of legal scholars, translates complex laws and landmark court decisions into plain language so people can understand them. Real-world examples, easy to read bulle...

Grady Newsource

Jared Gilstrap

9 April 2021

Colbert, Georgia, United States

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After Georgian residents raised concerns about a pollutant that was being emitted by a nearby biomass plant, they banded together to pass legislation that effectively put an end to the practice. These concerned reside...

The Washington Post

Katie Mettler

9 April 2021

Upper Marlboro, Maryland, United States

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Court Watch PG acts as a traditional court watch program for Maryland's Prince George's County, but with a twist: the two formerly incarcerated women running it turned adversity, in the form of the pandemic's shutdown...

Grady Newsource

Trey Young

7 April 2021

Georgia, United States

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11Alive, a Georgia news station, runs a program called "Verify" that helps residents get accurate information and slow the spread of disinformation. Viewers submit a form online or via an app to request any piece of i...

The Kansas City Star

Kaitlin Washburn

7 April 2021

Sedalia, Missouri, United States

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Seven teen suicides in one county over a two-year span prompted residents whose lives were touched by suicide to form DeFeet, an educational and advocacy group devoted to the message that suicide is preventable. Thank...

OU Daily

Jillian Taylor

7 April 2021

Oklahoma, United States

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It took almost 100 years to expand education curriculum in Oklahoma to make significantly expand teaching about the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. Although the social studies standards in Oklahoma are updated every six ...

Reuters

Akhona Matshoba

Tanisha Heiberg

29 March 2021

Johannesburg, South Africa

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Over 55,000 people have become “virtual rangers,” helping to protect South Africa’s Balule Nature Reserve from poachers. Officials at the reserve teamed up with Samsung and Africam to increase the ability to keep watc...

The Verge

Justine Calma

8 March 2021

District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

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The Environmental Data and Governance Initiative, with the help of scientists, academics, and other volunteers, preserved EPA data and information that the Trump administration sought to erase. They held “guerrilla ar...

FastCompany

Jessica Kantor

1 March 2021

United States

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The Covid-19 pandemic disrupted much of the healthcare system, but the U.S.'s transplant system was largely able to rebound due to collaborative efforts and a pivot to telehealth for post-operative appointments. Addit...

The 74

Taylor Swaak

28 February 2021

Washington D.C., United States

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Principals in the D.C. area have developed tailored approaches to rebuild trust with families who are wary of letting their children return to in-person classes amid the pandemic. These approaches include close, const...

The New York Times

Jonah Engel Bromwich

Sarah Maslin Nir

Benjamin Weiser

26 February 2021

New York, United States

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In the more than five years since New York's governor ordered the attorney general to take charge of investigations and prosecutions when police kill unarmed people, only three police officers have been charged with c...

Grist

Shannon Osaka

26 February 2021

United States

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A tax credit was supposed to incentive Americans to buy electric vehicles, but testimony from car buyers and research has shown that only people who can afford the full purchase are getting access to the benefit. The ...

Voices of Monterey Bay

Sydney Brown

26 February 2021

Monterey Bay, California, United States

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College students in Monterey Bay are pairing up with K-12 classrooms to teach students about civic engagement. The college students are then invited to give presentations during class time on topics ranging from the c...

The Counter

Virginia Gewin

25 February 2021

Ghana

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A growing number of governments, companies, and nonprofit organizations are working together with new technology and data to identify fishing vessels that are breaking laws and engaging in human rights violations. Usi...

KLC Journal

Stan Finger

23 February 2021

Kansas, United States

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City websites have embraced technology, allowing residents to pay bills, request permits, and attend council or commission meetings online. The shift, which was accelerated by the pandemic, also made the websites cruc...

Texas Tribune

Vianna Davila

Jeremy Schwartz

Kiah Collier

22 February 2021

Texas, United States

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After winter storms and freezing temperatures in 2011 and 2014 caused power plants in Texas to shut down, the state’s energy regulators failed to adapt the state’s electric grid for future extreme weather events. Expe...

Next City

Emily Nonko

18 February 2021

Newark, New Jersey, United States

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Since it was reported that Newark’s lead levels in the city’s drinking water were higher than federal standards, the Newark Water Coalition installed a Water Box. This is a portable filtration system that removes cont...

Mongabay

Peter Yeung

11 February 2021

Brazil

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The National Campaign in Defense of the Cerrado coalition of Indigenous peoples and organizational partners is fighting political challenges to preserve the region’s native vegetation and biodiversity. The Cerrado is ...

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