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7 July 2020
Los Angeles County, California, United States
Mothers of young Latino men killed by sheriff’s deputies in East Los Angeles have struggled to pry information from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, but along the way they have formed a network of support ...
23 June 2020
New York, New York, United States
DOROT is a non-profit organization that matches seniors with younger adult volunteers for social visits to combat isolation and loneliness and to promote intergenerational friendships. Many of the seniors are widowers...
19 June 2020
District of Columbia, Washington, United States
When the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in widespread lockdowns, a Washington, D.C. Episcopal day school partnered with a retirement home to help students and seniors provide companionship to one another and decrease lone...
14 June 2020
Lamitan City, Basilan, Philippines
By fostering dialog between the military and rebel soldiers in a region long afflicted with violence, a physician whose clinic exposed her to children’s severe PTSD has helped heal the effects of trauma and the scars ...
11 June 2020
The How Are You Today? program connects elderly Hungarians with young people who are also deprived of social connections during the Covid-19 pandemic. Festival Volunteer Center joined with Hungarian Charity Service of...
10 June 2020
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...
6 June 2020
Navajo Nation, Arizona, United States
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...
Special Edition 2020
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Wine bars and cheese shops in the Detroit area are taking their businesses online during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering virtual tasting classes to their customers. The Royce and Marrow, a wine bar, is connecting vi...
The Hechinger Report
1 June 2020
Metaire, Louisiana, United States
When the John Q. Adams Middle School in Louisiana received a D rating, a new principal stepped in to restructure and address the ongoing issues with staff and students and was seeing success—but that changed when the ...
26 May 2020
New Mexico, United States
Across Navajo Nation, young people are coming together to protect their elders through grassroots efforts and campaigns. They’ve created online campaigns, like Protect the Sacred and #NavajoStrong to help provide accu...
21 May 2020
Paterson, New Jersey, United States
In New Jersey, health officials in the city of Paterson has been tracing the novel coronavirus for months, which may have helped contain the spread of the virus. Their disease investigations team has been able to succ...
14 May 2020
District of Columbia, United States
Washington, D.C. is piloting an approach called Thinking for a Change to help break the cycle of recidivism. The approach itself has been around since 1997, and it brings together individuals involved in the justice s...
13 May 2020
Los Angeles, California, United States
The Los Angeles Unified school district has shifted how it’s helping to support students’ mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. By opening up a mental health hotline, they are able to connect students and their ...
13 May 2020
New York, United States
The Photo Patch Foundation helps connect children with parents who are experiencing incarceration. Using its website or mobile app, children can write letters and upload photos, which will then be printed and mailed b...
7 May 2020
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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PNC Fairfax Connection is a community center run by PNC Bank but separate from its corporate services. The center is free and accessible to all, was built with community-focused design, and seeks to build strong comm...
6 May 2020
Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
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...
4 May 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Elders’ Circle provides transportation and services to immigrant seniors, largely from Africa and the Caribbean. The goals of the organization are to help immigrant seniors be less socially isolated and more integrate...
23 April 2020
Rochester, New York, United States
After learning that communities of color were virtually “invisible” in local media coverage, the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle formed working groups and reached out to community partners to better understand their ...
23 April 2020
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
As the Ramadan season begins, Muslim communities around the world are making adjustments to how they observe it in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In Minneapolis, the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood is broadcasting th...
20 April 2020
New York, United States
The Special Olympics turned 50 in 2020, but the pandemic has put a damper on their original birthday plans. People with intellectual and physical differences who participate rely on the games for social connection, so...
KDNK Community Radio
14 April 2020
Carbondale, Colorado, United States
In Colorado, the Carbondale Mutual Aid Group and Emergency Taskforce launched a new program called “Neighborhood Heroes," which matches community members with around 30 homes to offer leaflets and other forms of suppo...
North Carolina Health News
11 April 2020
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
The University of North Carolina's healthcare system is utilizing virtual care centers and mobile communications to more efficiently prioritize potential COVID-19 cases and better track people after they've been teste...
10 April 2020
California, United States
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues on, people are turning to social media to share their stories and find communities. With a flood of misinformation online and mixed messaging from government leaders, many are docume...
9 April 2020
Boulder, Colorado, United States
Over 3000 Words
For many activists, gathering in mass protest is their most powerful tool in their toolbox, but social distancing threatens this ability. But activists in Boulder County, Colorado are not letting the pandemic stop the...
8 April 2020
Dallas, Texas, United States
Given the scale of the unprecedented crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, non-profit organizations in Dallas, Texas have banded together to pull resources and coordinate their response for ...
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