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The GroundTruth Project
3 March 2021
Orange County, California, United States
Orange County is a gold standard for supporting voters who aren’t fluent in English. All voting materials come in multiple languages and online databases and voting equipment are compatible with the multilingual syste...
3 February 2021
Chicago, Illinois, United States
The Chicago Black Drag Council launched after a series of protests that called on Chicago’s LGBTQ neighborhood to address racial discrimination and oppression. A handful of businesses quickly agreed to a live-streamed...
5 November 2020
Georgia, United States
Under 800 Words
A massive, though unofficial, multi-issue coalition made up of voter advocacy, legal, and other social justice groups, increased participation in Georgia’s elections. The groups conducted voter outreach year-round and...
14 October 2020
California, United States
Pillars of the Community hires people incarcerated in local California jails to register new incarcerated voters and conduct civic engagement education behind bars. Pillars, a faith-based criminal justice advocacy gro...
13 October 2020
Cook County, Illinois, United States
Many people who are currently incarcerated still retain the right to vote, and as the 2020 election approaches advocates in Illinois are making sure that those who are in Chicago’s Cook County Jail have access to ball...
10 September 2020
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
A new initiative from the U.S. Department of Agriculture is helping connect farmers with those who are facing food insecurity during the coronavirus pandemic. The program, known as Farmers to Families, allocates monet...
15 April 2020
Los Angeles, California, United States
The quarantines and shelter-in-place orders that many cities in the United States are enacting today to combat the coronavirus pandemic can be compared to similar tactics taken in 1918 to stop the spread of influenza ...
23 March 2020
Hubei Province, China
Bosch China Investment Ltd. survived the worst of the Coronavirus pandemic by taking serious precautions early on. This article lays out the specific steps in the timeline of the pandemic that the company took to prot...
29 November 2019
In Namibia, a combination of data analysis and a community-centered approach are helping to reduce the rate of HIV infections and increase awareness around prevention methodologies. The approach has been so successful...
29 August 2019
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Young advocates for voting rights are fighting back against laws that make it difficult for young people and other marginalized groups to register to vote. Through public campaigns, lawsuits, and voter registration dr...
15 December 2017
Flathead Reservation, Montana, United States
Salish Kootenai College has opened an Allied Health Department to train members of several tribes on the Flathead Reservation in Montana. The goal of this new department is to train members of these Native American tr...
The GroundTruth Project
12 December 2017
Scandia, Minnesota, United States
Sustainable agriculture and farming is on the rise on a national level, but it's not often so simple to get into the practice, especially for those that are new to the U.S. A farmer training program based in Washingto...
12 December 2017
Pikeville, Kentucky, United States
While many areas in Kentucky become increasingly less dependent on the coal industry, the state is looking for new ways to add jobs to the economy. SOAR, or Shaping Our Appalachian Region, is working to create jobs lo...
2 October 2017
Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Despite heavy pressure, attending college is not for everyone, and a university degree no longer guarantees job placement; meanwhile industries like manufacturing are facing a decline in interested, qualified workers....
7 May 2017
New York, New York, United States
Over 15 Minutes
Throughout New York City’s five boroughs, the opioid crisis has had a huge impact across class, race, and neighborhood boundaries. In response, several initiatives have been implemented including needle exchanges, pro...
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