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1 October 2020
New groups are recruiting poll workers to help fill shortages made worse by Covid-19. Poll Hero Project is an initiative created and led by young people that has recruited over 28,000 high school and college-age poll ...
8 July 2020
Black banks have been held up by leaders and celebrities in the community as a way to end Black poverty. Previous efforts have been made in the 1960s when Black banks gave loans to community members after being denied...
21 October 2019
McLoud, Oklahoma, United States
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Oklahoma’s Mabel Bassett Correctional Center is seeing its first graduating class of women coders. A nonprofit called The Last Mile offers training programs for incarcerated individuals with the goal of equipping them...
30 March 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
The Justice Department’s National Center for Campus Public Safety Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault and Adjudication Institute offers trauma-informed trainings for campus officers, police officers, and school officials i...
28 December 2017
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Young women face a unique set of challenges in school and as they transition into adulthood - from underrepresentation in school clubs and STEM subjects, to skewed perceptions on their clothing choices, to fewer busin...
24 April 2017
Paris, Paris Region, France
Women4Climate is a new alliance of women mayors from major cities who are determined to act against climate change with or without federal support. Instead, they mentor each other in innovative solutions, cross-promot...
13 April 2017
Under 800 Words
To help create change in her community and spur action to fighting against climate change, one woman turned to religion. Nana Firman, who is Muslim, found that when locals in an Indonesia region wouldn't take part in ...
31 March 2017
West Virginia, United States
Under 800 Words
Many times, in order for solutions to gain momentum and effect real change, there has to be buy in from a community level. To improve the perception of renewable energy in West Virginia, the Ohio Valley Environmental ...
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