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Scottie Andrew

5 July 2020

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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The CAHOOTS crisis-response program saves its city money and its people living on the streets a great deal of unwanted police contact – contact that in other places is a common cause of excessive force and arrests tha...

The Victoria Advocate

Ciara McCarthy

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27 June 2020

Waco, Texas, United States

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Jubilee provides an oasis in a desert - a food desert that is. The community grocery store provides the only fresh food for miles around at competitive prices and makes an effort to cater to the local clientele, stock...

The Conversation

Laura A. Weinstein

Donald Beaudette

26 June 2020

Ireland

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With lessons for American police-reform advocates, the transformation of the Royal Ulster Constabulary – a militarized enforcer of inequality hated by the people of Northern Ireland – into an entirely new organization...

BBC News 코리아

Soutik Biswas

23 June 2020

Mumbai, India

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In Mumbai’s famous Dharavi slum, the impracticality of social distancing has been overcome with an intensive community response to bring an earlier COVID-19 outbreak under control through the use of “fever camps” and ...

USA Today

Lindsay Schnell

22 June 2020

Denver, Colorado, United States

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Less than one month into its use of a crisis intervention team to handle mental health calls in place of the police, Denver’s one-year STAR pilot project has been flooded with calls and already has achieved success in...

Wall Street Journal

Yaroslav Trofimov

13 June 2020

Ukraine

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Georgia and Ukraine offer cautionary advice to Americans whose mass protests seek structural changes in policing, even abolishing entire police forces. The same was true in those two countries. But, in both cases, ini...

Politico

Katherine Landergan

12 June 2020

Camden, New Jersey, United States

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A decade after Camden crime and police relations hit bottom, and five years after President Obama lauded its new police department as a model for reform, the city's successful reboot of its police force offers both en...

Generocity

Alyssa Biederman

10 June 2020

United States

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Promotoras is a model used in Latin America since the 1950s, where respected community members perform health outreach and host events to answer questions about healthcare access and treatments. The program seeks to e...

CNN

Scottie Andrew

9 June 2020

Camden, New Jersey, United States

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Camden, New Jersey, is far smaller and more racially diverse than Minneapolis, but its decision to dissolve and reconstitute its police department may be the most apt case study if the larger city follows through on p...

Albuquerque Journal

Elise Kaplan

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6 June 2020

Navajo Nation, Arizona, United States

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The Community Health Representative Program has been helping connect the Navajo Nation with health-care resources for decades, but when the Covid-19 pandemic began to impact community members, the role of the represen...

Bloomberg Businessweek

Sarah Holder

4 June 2020

Camden, New Jersey, United States

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Since Camden began addressing its high homicide rate in 2012 with closer collaboration with the community and stricter rules on the use of force, both murders and complaints about police have fallen dramatically. As p...

The Marshall Project

Jamiles Lartey

Maggie Koerth

1 June 2020

United States

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Half a century of research showing the dynamics of how protesters and police interact under pressure teaches that when police respond with escalating force, it doesn’t work. But police continue to lean on such tactics...

The New York Times

Shaila Dewan

Serge Kovaleski

30 May 2020

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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Derek Chauvin's journey through the Minneapolis Police Department’s officer-disciplinary system illustrates the weaknesses of that system and the failure of efforts to fix it. Chauvin, the officer charged in the death...

The Local Denmark

Emma Firth

28 May 2020

Denmark

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Starting in mid-April, Denmark welcomed its students back to school with new hand washing stations, extra sinks, spaced out desks, and some classes outside. After initial hesitance from some parents, the thorough appr...

Next City

Emily Nonko

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28 May 2020

San Francisco, California, United States

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Librarians’ skills have proved critical to San Francisco’s pandemic response, in roles ranging from translating to communicating public-health announcements, but especially contact tracing. The city’s largest-ever act...

KTVT-TV

Erin Jones

28 May 2020

Dallas, Texas, United States

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To increase COVID-19 testing in one Dallas neighborhood, community leaders, healthcare professionals, and a local church have joined together to implement a testing site directly in the community. Offering 250 free te...

The Marshall Project

Simone Weichselbaum

Jamiles Lartey

28 May 2020

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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The Minneapolis Police Department’s repeated failures to reform a broken police-discipline system underscore the lack of public trust that exploded in local and nationwide protests after an officer with a troubled rec...

KPBS Public Media

Jason Beaubien

27 May 2020

New Zealand

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Taking swift action, quickly banning all incoming visitors, remaining apolitical, articulating a coherent and straightforward plan to follow, and connecting with citizens by being approachable and appealing to their s...

The City

Gabriel Sandoval

19 May 2020

New York, New York, United States

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In New York City, where the average census response rate is only 49 percent, the city's largest co-operative housing complex achieved over a 70 percent response rate, well above the 40 percent rate typical in the co-o...

NPR

Ricci Shryock

17 May 2020

Dakar, Senegal

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Senegal's success thus far in keeping coronavirus cases at manageable levels is due largely in part to a prioritization of increasing the number of beds available for COVID-19 patients. After years of running epidemic...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Rory Linnane

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10 May 2020

Slinger, Wisconsin, United States

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A nursing home in Slinger, Wisconsin has emerged as a model for mitigating worst-case scenarios during the COVID-19 pandemic, a stark contrast to many other assisted living facilities across the nation, where the viru...

CNN

Jason Kravarik

Sara Sidner

8 May 2020

Seattle, Washington, United States

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When coronavirus first appeared in the United States, Seattle emerged as an epicenter, but just a few months later, the city and state have largely reduced the overall caseload. Local officials say that a unified appr...

The Marshall Project

Alysia Santo

Elaine McMillion Sheldon

6 May 2020

Wetumpka, Alabama, United States

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Alabama’s Tutwiler Prison for women, once found to be one of the worst prisons for women in the country, has undergone major reforms to change its once-abusive culture. A key part of this has been a focus on pregnant ...

NHPR

Peter Biello

Alex McOwen

6 May 2020

Manchester, New Hampshire, United States

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Fresh Start Farms is a program by the New Hampshire Organization for Refugee and Immigrant Success that invites refugees in the state to apply their farming skills here in America to earn an income. Many of the refuge...

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Sarah Belle Lin

6 May 2020

Oakland, California, United States

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Rather than send local residents to city-run testing sites in the East Bay of California, clinics in East Oakland are now running their own testing sites to better serve their community. Although one of the sites has ...

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