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Patrick Adams

28 June 2016

Uruguay

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In Uruguay, illegality and stigma surrounding abortions resulted in problems with maternal mortality rates. Utilizing a unique solution, a medical protocol was created to provide initial information and followup care ...

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Mark Obbie

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25 June 2016

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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One of the hardest parts of being in prison is not knowing what to do when you get out. By pitching ex-cons as good for business, the Eastern District of Missouri’s prison-to-work program has become a model for inmate...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

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21 June 2016

India

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In India, failing road safety and accident respondent systems have created a nationwide crisis. SaveLife Foundation is addressing these problems head on, through outreach, legal battles, and innovative solutions to in...

Headlines for the Hopeful

Helaina Hovitz

16 June 2016

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Access to feminine hygiene products is just as problematic for homeless women as not having refuge - but not many seem to know or care. Camions of Care, started by a formerly homeless teen, provides the products to th...

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Tina Rosenberg

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14 June 2016

Liberia

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In Liberia, a failing educational infrastructure is finding potential solutions through charter school partnerships. Through Partnership Schools for Liberia, these new schools present a unique model for increasing pos...

The Seattle Times

Daniel Beekman

11 June 2016

San Francisco, California, United States

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San Francisco officials converted an abandoned school on the Mission’s skid row into a special kind of shelter with the means to take chronically homeless adults from the street and entire encampment communities, then...

Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer)

John Caniglia

9 June 2016

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Operation Focus is a nationally recognized initiative to help curb gun violence; however, its effectiveness has proven to not be sustainable. The city of Cleveland has evaluated the problems of the initiative and has...

Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer)

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Olivera Perkins

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9 June 2016

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Cleveland has struggled through the years to reduce youth violence. But important lessons have been learned, here and elsewhere. City officials say they are factoring those lessons into their latest plans to reduce vi...

Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer)

Olivera Perkins

9 June 2016

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Programs run by the Volunteers of America and Ohio Means Jobs|Cleveland-Cuyahoga County focus on employment, not only as a workforce issue, but also as a way to keep young people out of trouble and lower youth violenc...

Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer)

Olivera Perkins

9 June 2016

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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The Volunteers of America's Face Forward 2 program offers a second chance to youth offenders by focusing on education and employment. Destyni Iverson believes the program potentially changed the trajectory of life. Sh...

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Rachel Dissell

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9 June 2016

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Some local programs see youth employment as more than just a workforce development issue. They also view jobs as a way to offer stability to young people, especially those from Cleveland area communities with high vio...

Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer)

Olivera Perkins

9 June 2016

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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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 ...

Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer)

Rachel Dissell

Lynn Ischay

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Marvin Fong

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8 June 2016

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Police can work better with young people if they understand more about how their brains work. Young people can deal better with police if they understand more about their jobs, and the law. New training and technique...

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Melanie Haiken

8 June 2016

United States

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Tourism to National Parks throughout the U.S. has a diversity issue. Although this stems from various foundations, one area the park service has focused their attention is in transportation. From buses to trolleys to ...

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Chris Peak

7 June 2016

Palo Alto, California, United States

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Rapes at college campuses occur at significant rates, and many proposed fixes are not working. Campus self-defense classes could potentially help women, such as at Stanford where Daly Montgomery (a student) created a ...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Gina Barton

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5 June 2016

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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Job training is an invaluable resource to prisoners who may not have any other resources for such a thing. A new job center, established with a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, aims to assist 1,000 Mi...

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Jessica Mckenzie

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3 June 2016

New York, New York, United States

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New York Public Libraries are closing the digital divide by offering tech trainings, that have already been very successful as indicated by their long waitlists. Attention is now turned towards growing these programs,...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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1 June 2016

New York, New York, United States

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Software and apps are helping millions of Americans trying to solve civil problems on their own.

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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24 May 2016

United States

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Across the country, new criminal justice campaigns are seeking to redefine how criminal records are both accessed and interpreted. Given that current crime histories fail to denote context and stories of culmination, ...

Daily Herald

Melissa Silverberg

24 May 2016

Aurora, Illinois, United States

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School districts in poverty-stricken areas have discovered that there is a benefit to thinking outside the box. There's no magic bullet to lead students out of poverty, but there may be different ways to engage them -...

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Grin News

22 May 2016

Mumbai, India

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The physically disabled often struggle to find jobs that will cater to them. Mirchi and Mime, a unique restaurant in the Indian financial capital Mumbai, employs deaf and mute staff for a very different fine dining ex...

POZ Magazine

Benjamin Ryan

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16 May 2016

San Francisco, California, United States

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Two of America’s largest cities, New York City and San Francisco, are working to reduce HIV rates by bringing better health care options closer to the communities and connecting individuals with resources such as insu...

The Atlantic

Joseph Darius Jaafari

12 May 2016

Long Beach, California, United States

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New veteran services focus on sexual rehabilitation as a part of occupational rehab programs for veterans with genital injuries or other physical and mental limitations. Physical therapy and idea generation help wound...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

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10 May 2016

New York, New York, United States

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A grateful recipient of a new heart has inspired a drive to vastly enlarge the pool of prospective organ donors.

PBS NewsHour

Paul Solman

7 May 2016

Utica, New York, United States

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In Utica, a city in Upstate New York, the community is welcoming refugees as a tool to revitalize the post industrial economy. One in four residents is a refugee and each is integrated in the local community.

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