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Why is India flipping over Ultimate Frisbee?

Quartz

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Ultimate Frisbee is, in the Indian context, one of the few sports where men and women play on the same team, building gender equality through play.

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One-Stop Coding & Job Shop

The Philadelphia Citizen

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An inner city Detroit program places 90 percent of graduates in well-paying tech jobs by teaching them how to code. It may serve as a viable path for Philadelphia citizens, as well.

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Make School a Democracy

The New York Times

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In Colombia, students in classrooms make decisions democratically. The result has been higher rates of student involvement and achievement.

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Why ‘Solutions Journalism' Matters, Too

The New York Times

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Crises and problems are well-covered in the media. When the media focuses instead on organizations that are doing social good, it has a better effect because then these organizations are more likely to receive support and expand their access.

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Moving Beyond the Cold War Coach

The New York Times

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When adults are asked what values they think youth sports actually reinforce most, they say competitiveness and the importance of winning. The Positive Coaching Alliance provides teaching tools that help coaches redefine the idea of “winning” from something that is reflected on a scoreboard to so...

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The Power of Positive Coaching

The New York Times

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A group called Positive Coaching Alliance is training thousands of coaches and parents to change to culture of youth sports for the better, using a "relentlessly positive" approach, and trading out the win-at-all-costs ethos of professional sports for evidence-based, age-appropriate guidance to p...

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Research shows link between joblessness and youth violence: Pathways to Peace

Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer)

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A correlation exists in Cuyahoga County between the idle youth rate -- base on teens who are neither working nor in school -- and the youth violence rate, according to an analysis done for The Plain Dealer by Claudia Coulton, co-director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development at...

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The children who saw too much

RYOT

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Camp HOPE America is trying to stop violent crime by intervening early on in children's lives. Kids between the ages of 11 to 17, who are victims of domestic violence, participate in summer camp. In the end they become more resilient and change the way they view themselves and the future.

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Camp shines light on solar energy for kids

Minnesota Public Radio

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Novel solar projects are helping to make renewable energy more accessible and transparent for low income and minority communities in Minnesota. An interfaith cooperative provides families access to solar energy gardens regardless of income level or credit score, and a pilot program offers solar e...

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The Trump-Era Push to Encourage Girls to Run for Office

Bright Magazine

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Women are underrepresented in elected positions, and with Trump being elected after being heard describing women in poor taste, this has only become more of a concern. Programs such as Elect Her and IGNITE are trying to help increase the number of women in politics through various methods.

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