NOT REGISTERED? REGISTER HERE
Hide Advanced Search - Show Advanced Search +

We found 526 results for:

Creating accountability ×
Clear

Title
& Description

News Outlet
& Journalist

Date
& Location

MEDIA TYPE
& LENGTH

Vox

Kelsey Piper

15 January 2021

California, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Residents of California are working together to crowdsource where COVID-19 vaccinations are being offered, and who they're being offered to. While the state has failed to implement a transparent dissemination strategy...

The New York Times

Andrew Ross Sorkin

12 January 2021

United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

IBM is one of only a handful of companies that doesn’t give money to political candidates. IBM does spend millions on lobbying and runs an in-house government relations team, but the company doesn't have a political a...

NJ Advance Media

Tom Moran

10 January 2021

Newark, New Jersey, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

In 2020, six years after the Justice Department imposed a series of reforms on the Newark Police Department, Newark police officers have reduced their use of force so much that they didn't fire their guns at all in 20...

The New York Times

Sui-Lee Wee

9 January 2021

Singapore

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Singapore's aggressive pandemic response in conjunction with strict university rules has helped keep campuses free of COVID-19 cases so far. As a country, free testing and medical care has ensured that positive cases ...

Reset

Ciannait Khan

7 January 2021

Ghana

Text

Under 800 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

With more than 200 communities along the Ghana coast relying on small-scale fishing, a new app called DASE seeks to hold industrial trawlers accountable for illegally fishing in their seas. The app allows people to ta...

Autostraddle

Mari Wrobi

31 December 2020

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

To promote the need to end intersex surgery, an organization launched a multi-pronged campaign that raised awareness about the potentially damaging impacts of the practice. The group used social media, created a petit...

ProPublica

Amy Silverman

12 December 2020

Arizona, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

In Arizona, state officials recruited individuals for volunteer committees to have oversight of the state Division of Developmental Disabilities that was responsible for caring for those with developmental disabilitie...

Bangor Daily News

Erin Rhoda

9 December 2020

Colorado, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A Colorado law enacted in 2016 requires law enforcement officers to disclose their past disciplinary records when seeking a new job at a different agency. By making such disclosures automatic, the law standardizes hir...

CalMatters

Mathew Reagan

Hannah Getahun

Maddie Beck

4 December 2020

California, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

From zoom workshops that teach people about the misconceptions of COVID 19, to Google docs, to Instagram profiles that shame people who are partying during the pandemic, university students are holding their communiti...

Prism

Aaron Mok

19 November 2020

Vermont, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A first-of-its-kind worker-led program in Vermont is helping dairy migrant workers to "hold farmers, corporations, and suppliers in the dairy industry accountable for the rights of workers in their supply-chains throu...

Christian Science Monitor

Ann Scott Tyson

5 November 2020

United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

College athletes created a social media and digital campaign to publish a list of health and labor demands, some of them related to the COVID-19 pandemic. They also advocated for racial justice and elevated the Black ...

Transitions Online

Tomas Nidr

3 November 2020

Chile

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

To fight obesity concerns, a law in Chile is now requiring that foods high in sugar, have a high content of saturated fats, are high in sodium, or high in calories carry a label (or labels) to help inform consumers of...

Global Investigative Journalism Network

Marthe Rubió

27 October 2020

Orléans, France

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Years after international authorities had stopped searching for a man suspected of being an architect of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, a freelance journalist spent eight months searching data and doing on the ground repo...

Reset

Katia Mullova

26 October 2020

United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

SkyTruth, a nonprofit environmental watchdog organization, is using satellite imagery and remote sensing data to identify and monitor the impacts of human industrial activity on the natural environment. Their service ...

Hothouse Solutions

Michael J. Coren

12 October 2020

San Francisco, California, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

What started as a small group of people taking pictures of waste in their communities and tagging it on Instagram with the hashtag #Litterati, turned into a global effort, and even an app, to map and dispose of trash....

LAist

Josie Huang

8 October 2020

Los Angeles, California, United States

Multi-Media

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Responding to growing attacks on Asian Americans, based on racist reactions to the pandemic, one young woman self-published a handbook, "How to Report a Hate Crime," in multiple languages. Though limited funding kept ...

The Boulder Monitor

Keith Hammonds

15 September 2020

Teton County, Montana, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

When the coronavirus pandemic complicated matters for local government, the Teton County public health office devised a process to enact state mandate that was effective, transparent, and led to rational decision-maki...

The Lily

Sarah Stankorb

3 September 2020

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A local collaborative in Hamilton County, Ohio has reduced infant mortality by initiating regional educational campaigns and creating “sacred spaces” where Black women meet and learn how to become empowered to "tell t...

Montana Free Press

Juliana Sukut

27 August 2020

Montana, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

AARP is providing the framework, resources and accountability for local governments to make their cities more senior-friendly. From transportation, to health and community services, 450 communities across the country ...

WAVY-TV

Chris Horne

17 August 2020

Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

Broadcast TV News

Under 3 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A residential senior center prevented the spread of Covid-19, with just 1 of over 700 residents contracting the virus. In addition to social distancing, hand washing, and outdoor visiting areas, the facility's residen...

Nexus Media News

Agostino Petroni

Sandali Handagama

17 August 2020

Maria Elena Bay, Mexico

Multi-Media

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A collective of fishers have adopted sustainable fishing practices to catch spiny lobsters in Maria Elena Bay in Mexico, while also protecting the species. To keep future lobster populations healthy, fishers will meas...

Planet Detroit

Anna Clark

13 August 2020

Detroit, Michigan, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Several environmental groups in the Detroit area are coming to terms with the lack of racial diversity in their organizations. Huron-Clinton Metroparks released a plan to make their parks more welcoming and accessible...

TalkPoverty.org

Celeste Hamilton Dennis

13 August 2020

Portland, Oregon, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Beyond These Walls launched a crisis phone line to provide emotional support for LGBTQ+ people who are incarcerated and to hold prisons and jails accountable for their virus-containment practices. Trained volunteers h...

CityLab

Sarah Holder

6 August 2020

San Diego, California, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A smart-streetlight program has helped businesses and residents by collecting a wealth of data to make parking easier, monitor air quality, and inform drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists of traffic patterns. But its us...

The New Yorker

Ana Karina Zatarain

5 August 2020

Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico

Text

Over 3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Las Rastreadoras de El Fuerte is a group of about 200 members, mostly mothers whose children are among the more than 73,000 people who have disappeared and presumably were murdered in Mexico's long drug war. Las Rastr...

I WORK IN, TEACH, OR STUDY JOURNALISM Not a journalist, but I want to learn about solutions.
AS A MEMBER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
  • Access our training curriculum or attend a training
  • Share your stories
  • Join a local community of journalists
  • Attend story workshops and events to hone your craft
  • Get funding and additional support
  • Access the full Solutions Story Tracker®
  • Save favorite stories and create collections in your user profile
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
TO JOIN, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (*=REQUIRED)

Not a journalist? Register here instead.



Your information will be used to complete your application, and to subscribe you to occasional updates. We will only send you relevant information, which may be sent to you through any channel for which you provide contact information to us. We may use this information to target content we send you, but we will never sell or transfer your information to 3rd parties for commercial or advertising purposes. We may use your information to connect you to 3rd parties for the purpose of improving your membership and enriching your professional network. You can unsubscribe at any time from any content delivery channel, or from all of them, though unsubscribing may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here.

Here is what you will get:
  • Unlimited access to thousands of stories from around the world
  • First look and access to new features, tools, and resources
  • Curated newsletters with top stories
  • Invitations to SolutionsU® community events
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
  • And much more to come…
It’s easy and will take less than 2 minutes.

Journalist or J-School? Register here instead.



Your information will be used to complete your application, and to subscribe you to occasional updates. We will only send you relevant information, which may be sent to you through any channel for which you provide contact information to us. We may use this information to target content we send you, but we will never sell or transfer your information to 3rd parties for commercial or advertising purposes. We may use your information to connect you to 3rd parties for the purpose of improving your membership and enriching your professional network. You can unsubscribe at any time from any content delivery channel, or from all of them, though unsubscribing may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here.

Our issue area taxonomy was adapted from the PCS Taxonomy with definitions by the Foundation Center, which is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License.

Photos are licensed under Attribution Non Commercial 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license / Desaturated from original, and are credited to the following photographers:

Fondriest Environmental, David De Wit / Community Eye Health, Linda Steil / Herald Post, John Amis / UGA College of Ag & Environmental Sciences – OCCS, Andy B, Peter Garnhum, Thomas Hawk, 7ty9, Isriya Paireepairit, David Berger, UnLtd The Foundation For Social Entrepreneurs, Michael Dunne, Burak Kebapci, and Forrest Berkshire / U.S. Army Cadet Command public affairs

Photos are licensed under Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license, and are credited to the following photographers:

Ra'ed Qutena, 段 文慶, Fabio Campo, City Clock Magazine, Justin Norman, scarlatti2004, Gary Simmons, Kathryn McCallum, and Nearsoft Inc

Photos are licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication Creative Commons license / Desaturated from original, and are credited to the following photographers:

Burak Kebapci and SCY.

Photos are licensed under Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) and are credited to the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Conference attendee listening to speaker, Jenifer Daniels / Colorstock getcolorstock.com.

Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian via Getty Images

Photo Credit: Sonia Narang