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The Guardian

Mark Anderson

4 November 2015

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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Information is essential to build trust between the government and the governed, create accountability, and oppose systemic corruption. In Tanzania, a series of initiatives are working to collect, disseminate, and cre...

Hartford Business Journal

John Stearns

2 November 2015

Hartford, Connecticut, United States

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To take advantage of empty buildings and vacant lots, the city of Hartford, Connecticut has begun taking the initiative of utilizing the spaces for urban farms and food-related businesses.

BBC

Sonia Narang

23 October 2015

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Los Angeles has a new model for affordable health care aimed at the 400,000 immigrants in the area without legal status or insurance. But not everyone agrees taxpayer money should fund the program.

Forbes

Devin Thorpe

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21 October 2015

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

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In South Africa, the extreme gap between rich and poor is the root cause of cyclical poverty, and those living in slums face particularly high barriers to education, healthcare, and quality of life. The Ubuntu Educati...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Malcolm Burnley

20 October 2015

Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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Making Philly more accessible to college students could help keep them in the city after graduation, prolonging the economic benefit and supplying skilled workers.

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Douglas J. Guth

5 October 2015

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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Cities along the USA's rust belt, such as Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Detroit, have been encouraging immigrants to settle in their cities through various organization as a way to combat their population decline. The in...

The Ithaca Voice

Melissa Whitworth

3 October 2015

Freeville, New York, United States

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Nationally, the VA has been plagued by reports of long wait times, neglect, and other failures, but clinics in New York's Tompkins County are bucking that trend. The Freeville Clinic, and others in the county, never t...

Scicasts

Kristina Popova

24 September 2015

London, United Kingdom

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massive increase in the power of digital technology over the past decade allows us today to publish any article, blog post or tweet in a matter of seconds - but science publishing is still lagging behind. A range of ...

PBS

Amy Maxmen

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16 September 2015

Freetown, Western Area, Sierra Leone

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King’s Partnership and Partners in Health are outliers in the global health community in focusing on the mentorship of Sierra Leone’s next generation of doctors. The country has a profound need for more medical experts.

Quartz

Max Nisen

11 September 2015

United States

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"Gifted" programs in the United States are often not representative of school populations, with a disproportionate number of spots going to white and well off students. The National Bureau of Economic Research found t...

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...

Pacific Standard

Maura Ewing

3 September 2015

Bronx, New York, United States

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When paying bail isn't a realistic ask of a defendant, many times the person will plead guilty to avoid jail time even if it means having a record. To solve the problem of the poor being unfairly punished by small cri...

PBS NewsHour

Jackie Judd

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2 September 2015

Omaha, Nebraska, United States

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Many U.S. medical systems are using medical-legal partnerships to help disadvantaged patients who need help navigating problems with landlords and insurers that interfere with their health.

Quartz

Cassie Werber

26 August 2015

Germany

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Since 2003, the Dublin Protocol has stopped migrants from traveling through Europe to auspicious countries before claiming asylum. However, many migrants travel by sea—which is more perilous and has led to high rates ...

The Hechinger Report

Meredith Kolodner

14 August 2015

New York, New York, United States

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Forty percent of low-income students accepted to college never start school because of a fear of debt and feelings they don't belong. A New York college access organization is using peer-mentoring to help perspective ...

The Huffington Post

Eleanor Goldberg

30 July 2015

Shinyanga, Tanzania

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Many unskilled workers in Tanzania are women and, due to gender inequality, they are often disregarded and live with economic hardship. Oxfam Tanzania has a reality show that raises awareness of women farmers. The win...

The Guardian

Holly Young

28 July 2015

Pakistan

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Female police officers are more effective in decreasing violence against women, but suffer gender discrimination and little societal support. Programs in different countries are making small changes to support female ...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

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27 July 2015

Colorado, United States

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A Colorado program reduced the state’s teen birth rate by 40 percent by providing young women with long-acting reversible birth control.

FastCompany

Neal Ungerleider

23 July 2015

Queens, New York, United States

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Access Code is a nonprofit in New York that gives young adults - particularly those from minority groups - instruction and resources to learn coding. This education promotes greater access to lucrative careers in th...

NPR

Shereen Marisol Meraji

12 July 2015

Oakland, California, United States

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In 2009, a woman in Oakland, California realized that there was a lack of African Americans in the outdoors. Tired of being the "only one," she created an online social space via blogging and Facebook called Outdoor A...

Vox

Sarah Kliff

9 July 2015

Roseville, California, United States

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Even though most central line infections are preventable, they are a leading cause of death in the United States. The core of the problem resides in a hospital's approach, whether they put the effort into treating pat...

The Guardian

Elias Ntungwe Ngalame in Yaounde

7 July 2015

Cameroon

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Cameroon was plagued by droughts, water-related illnesses, and an influx of refugees--all of which required a surplus of clean water. The government devised solar panel water distribution systems, which brought fresh ...

Mother Jones

Katherine Reynolds Lewis

1 July 2015

South Berwick, Maine, United States

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Disciplining schoolchildren has led many students down the “school-to-prison-pipeline” because teachers have focused on controlling students rather than instilling problem solving skills. Ross Greene has developed Col...

Reveal

Bernice Yeung

30 June 2015

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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The night shift janitor is an easy target. Working in isolation, cleaners across the country say they have been harassed, assaulted and raped by supervisors and co-workers while tidying office buildings, shopping mall...

WHYY

Marielle Segarra

29 June 2015

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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28% of Berlin's population is foreign-born, with residents from more than 180 countries. Berlin is making efforts to incorporate these immigrants by providing them with legal support and employing them in city governm...

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