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Next Avenue

Linda Bernstein

20 April 2016

New York, New York, United States

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Prime Time is a series of programs put on by the Museum of Modern Art for older adults to foster social interaction and the joy of creation. Programming includes lectures, film screenings, and hands on studio classes.

The Correspondent

Maite Vermeulen

14 April 2016

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A lack of bureaucratic services has kept people in poverty around the world by limiting the number of documents attainable by citizens who have a low-income, verifying proof of property ownership. "Capacity building" ...

NationSwell

Chris Peak

14 April 2016

Texas, United States

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There is a high rate of recidivism for juvenile offenders, Chad Houser started Cafe Momentum with the aims to help these individuals develop a new life. The food is made by young offenders who go through a year long i...

PBS NewsHour

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Judy Woodruff

13 April 2016

Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India

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In many rural communities in India, access to clean drinking water is still scarce. The cost of bottled water is prohibitive, city pipes are in poor condition, and the municipal tanker trucks that supply some water ar...

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Mariela Patron

3 April 2016

San Francisco, California, United States

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DREAMer's Roadmap, founded by Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca- an undocumented immigrant herself, works to help connect undocumented students with scholarship opportunities through an app. Due to the stigma surrounding thei...

OR Magazine

Haley Rivet

1 April 2016

Portland, Oregon, United States

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Veterans using prescription drugs to treat PTSD are now turning to cannabis as an alternative treatment, as it can often cause fewer side effects. Grow for Vets is an organization that helps veterans obtain marijuana ...

The New York Times

Emily S. Rueb

30 March 2016

New York, New York, United States

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Nine and a half million people consume what has been called the champagne of drinking water. We took a look at its journey from source to tap.

The Boston Globe

Michael Levenson

29 March 2016

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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The Washington, DC program is part of a radical shift in the way some schools are thinking about parent involvement. Rather than encourage parents to attend bake sales and spaghetti dinners — which have long been the ...

Corpus Christi Caller Times

Beatriz Alvarado

19 March 2016

St. Paul, Minnesota, United States

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St. Paul, Minnesota, was the first in the nation to establish a shelter for battered women. Women’s Advocates was founded in 1974. In 1980, Minnesota also became the first state to implement a sentencing guidelines s...

The Post Crescent

Katherine Lymn

17 March 2016

Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States

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After shortages of mental health options for kids and untold grief, counties in Wisconsin have responded with new kinds of support for at-risk youth. Wisconsin communities have increased access with reduced wait time,...

SFGate

John Wildermuth

11 March 2016

San Francisco, California, United States

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Jennifer Pahlka founded Code for America, an organization that provides human-centered design tech solutions to government services. Now they have a growing list of requests from cities all over the US, a network of 4...

CityLab

Eillie Anzilotti

7 March 2016

London, United Kingdom

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A group of architects proposed a new design to help raise environmentally responsible kids by combining farms and preschools.

San Francisco Chronicle

Kevin Fagan

6 March 2016

San Francisco, California, United States

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Removing encampments does not help the San Francisco homeless because there are not enough places for them to live off the streets. The city has had a history of projects that have aided the homeless in the past ten y...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Rhitu Chatterjee

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10 February 2016

Promissão, Brazil

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Brazil's small farmers can now directly supply the country's school meals programs. It's been a big boost for local farmers, and it's helping the schools too.

The New York Times

Ankita Rao

12 January 2016

Kerala, India

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The palliative care system in Kerala, India, has been singled out as a beacon of hope in offering the possibility of a dignified death to everyone by safely providing morphine.

GOOD Magazine

Gila Lyons

8 December 2015

Cartagena, Colombia

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The Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership develops enterprises that foster sustainable economic development, focusing especially on empowering farmers and women.

The Boston Globe

James Vaznis

6 December 2015

Islandia, New York, United States

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Whitsons Culinary Group’s food-making center, in a bucolic town of 3,000, produces about 80,000 meals a day. It addresses the question of how to feed students in a school district where many buildings have no kitchens.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Ellen Gabler

16 November 2015

Iowa, United States

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State-run newborn screening programs can vary widely by hospital, creating an inconsistent process and a dangerous environment for babies born with disorders. These six points address how screening should be done.

Clean Energy Finance Forum

Kat Friedrich

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6 November 2015

New York, New York, United States

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As climate change and burgeoning development contribute to more frequent and bigger natural disasters, often senior, disabled, and low-income residents are stranded in their homes after a big storm without power to ru...

Science/AAAS

Rhitu Chatterjee

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22 October 2015

New Delhi, India

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Defying expectations, cataract surgery in Indian children is endowing them with vision—and shedding light on how the brain learns to see.

Bright Magazine

Ruben Brosbe

17 September 2015

New York, New York, United States

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Low graduation and literacy rates persist among Black males in New York City. Barbershop Books - a charity that distributes books to Black-owned barbershops - leverages the power of subliminal association: by bringing...

The Huffington Post

Adrian Ely

14 September 2015

Addis Ababa, Oromia, Ethiopia

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In so-called 'developing countries,' the focus is often simply on industrializing areas without electricity. In an effort to think beyond this to create sustainable and forward-looking infrastructure, socially- and en...

Ensia

Gabriella Mulligan

14 September 2015

Naivasha, Nakuru County, Kenya

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Sub-Saharan Africa faces significant challenges in two areas that previously may have been considered in separate spheres: lack of access to sanitary waste disposal, and a growing need for clean, affordable energy. No...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

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4 September 2015

United States

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With pressures of depression, anxiety, and suicide on the rise, teenagers in the United States are challenged to find the comfortable outlet and accessibility for emotional support. The Crisis Text Line offers a coun...

The Seattle Times

John Higgins

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1 September 2015

Seattle, Washington, United States

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Seattle risks losing about $12 million annually in federal funds unless it fixes problems that include failures to update student learning plans, deliver services outlined in those plans and provide services consisten...

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