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12 October 2021
Saguache, Colorado, United States
The Family Leadership Training Institute of Colorado is a community-driven collaborative aimed at increasing civic participation and increasing collaboration between diverse stakeholders. The 20-week program focuses o...
29 September 2021
California, United States
A 2018 law requires all publicly traded companies headquartered in California have at least one woman on their board, and as many as three women by the end of 2021 depending on the company’s size. The law, inspired by...
Jackson Hole News & Guide
30 June 2021
Jackson, Wyoming, United States
In order to develop the next generation of school administrative leaders, the Teton County School District created a leadership development program. The aim of the program is to create a pool of candidates who will be...
15 September 2020
Langley Park, Maryland, United States
A leadership program in the Chesapeake Bay region gives members of the Latinx community to become change makers in the environmental movement. Since 2016, Chispa Maryland has produced more than 100 graduates from its ...
13 August 2020
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More women are serving in top positions of the United Kingdom’s diplomatic corps with a female ambassador to the United States for the first time since the position was created in 1791. Women now hold about a third of...
30 October 2019
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
In such a divided country, many groups from lawmakers to advocacy groups are finding rare bipartisan cooperation around the issue of criminal justice reform. Two congressional representatives, one Republican and one D...
2 July 2019
Seattle, Washington, United States
Shared expressions of community and fellowship are fostering a non-partisan approach to civic engagement. The nonprofit Citizen University, based in Seattle, Washington, provides small grants to trained community lead...
3 June 2019
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
In New Mexico, the Peer Education Project is giving incarcerated individuals the opportunity to teach their peers. The program – a collaboration between Project ECHO and the New Mexico Corrections Department – has emp...
4 March 2019
Brownsville, Texas, United States
In 2013 and 2016, Brownsville, Texas was ranked the poorest city in the U.S. That hasn't stopped students in the border district from outperforming their wealthier Texan peers. Leaders credit data-based interventions,...
13 February 2019
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Denver, Minneapolis, and San Francisco are a few of the cities zeroing in on the millennial desire for purpose in their careers by incorporating purposeful narratives in recruitment. Viewing government more as a brand...
17 January 2019
New Hampshire, United States
Broadcast TV Programs
Over 15 Minutes
Across New Hampshire, youth are leading the fight against substance abuse. Programs like Dover’s Youth-to-Youth, Stand Up Sachems, Youth Leadership Through Adventure, and the Making it Happen Coalition, are all youth-...
9 January 2019
Oakland, California, United States
Black women have historically been politically engaged, but their voices have still been ignored. A storytelling fellowship is giving these women the tools to share their experiences and start to control how their sto...
13 November 2018
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Evergreen Cooperatives, a network of worker-owned businesses in Cleveland, Ohio, has seen success in keeping business structure flat and wealth at the local level. Now, they’re growing. They recently acquired the Clev...
7 September 2018
Every public servant in Argentina has to collect education points throughout the year. To spark innovation, the Government Lab of Argentina (LABGobAr) is offering courses in design thinking, evidence-based policymakin...
5 September 2018
Taiwan is getting creative with tackling tough policy issues. Representatives from all 32 government ministries meet every month, vote on topics to focus on, and conduct workshops with citizens. So far, the network ha...
29 August 2018
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Canada allows its most innovative public servants move between departments to work on projects that match their skills and interests. The program helps employees advance their skills and spreads their creativity and e...
16 August 2018
To give young people in prison hope and a second chance, a new organization known as Creative Skills for Peace attempts to teach inmates about entrepreneurship and job training, as well as civic education and peacebui...
1 August 2018
Seward, Alaska, United States
At Spring Creek Correctional Center, profits from the prison store are shared among seven prison clubs. The clubs operate like nonprofits, bringing educational opportunities, music, plants, and more to inmates and don...
31 July 2018
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
The Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, known as Balle, encourages a “localism” approach to decrease wealth disparities. By hosting a fellowship program to share best practices as well as encouraging philant...
30 July 2018
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Over 3000 Words
120 people attended the second annual Black Campaign School, a training program created by the Collective PAC, a progressive political action committee that is trying to get more black candidates into office. The Coll...
25 February 2018
San Salvador, El Salvador
Broadcast TV News
YouthBuild El Salvador is a program, partly funded by the United States, that teaches participants leadership and marketable skills, with an underlying emphasis on empathy, responsibility, and conflict resolution. In ...
26 January 2018
Colorado, United States
For the past decade, Colorado's preschools have used external coaches to improve quality of instruction in early childcare education classrooms. To address the high cost of this one-on-one approach, the Denver Prescho...
19 January 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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By relying more heavily on data analysis, New Orleans officials decreased ambulance response time in many parts of the city from 12 minutes to 8 minutes. This is just one successful project of many from the non-profit...
15 September 2017
In Kenya, men have been overrepresented in government positions, sparking new legislation that women should occupy at least one-third of the public elected body. Men have become increasingly involved in helping women ...
28 July 2017
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The Maasai are the "tall, elegant, and distinctively dressed" people living in Africa. Their image is usually used to represent all Africans and is being culturally appropriated by western companies without any profit...
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