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15 March 2016
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
A program in Baltimore bring youths together with volunteer second “families” to help guide them through turbulent times.
10 March 2016
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
A new training program gets police officers to delve into the complexities of teenage brain development, helping law enforcement to recognize mental health issues, respond to them and, if they can, refer families to o...
17 December 2015
London, United Kingdom
A London nonprofit adopts a filthy city street to find ways to discourage litter, succeeding by using humor, graphic design, and citizen engagement. Creativity proves effective in cleaning up the streets.
11 December 2015
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Police officers in Scotland consider good relations more powerful than a gun or other weapon, an approach that was on full display during a recent night in Glasgow.
9 November 2015
Mexico City, Mexico
Clogged with traffic, crippled by poor infrastructure – the capital is notoriously hard to navigate on foot. Enter Peatónito, the activist fighting for safer streets.
29 October 2015
Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada
Rates of teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted disease, and domestic violence are disproportionately higher among indigenous women, and girls in rural villages in the Canadian north are at particular risk. FOXY, a trav...
25 October 2015
Papua New Guinea
Broadcast TV News
Over 15 Minutes
A doctor in Papua New Guinea finds that involving men in family planning is the key to reducing maternal mortality.
13 July 2015
Utah, United States
Under 800 Words
Traffic fatality rates are slowly climbing in today's world of texting-while-driving. But highway agencies are increasingly using humor and wit to try to get people to drive safer.
29 June 2015
Over 3000 Words
Chile and other countries in South and Latin America have begun using positive peer pressure and humor in new housing campaigns to encourage millennials to move out of their parents' homes and into rental units. These...
5 June 2015
The United Kingdom’s teen birthrate is as high as 19.7 births per 1,000 women; one contributing factor is that sex education is not a requirement and can span only a day. Gnesta in Sweden offers a four to five week co...
11 May 2015
New York, New York, United States
Game inventors have created a new game to help students who suffer from ADHD and other mental problems develop and stimulate their brains in a safer, more targeted way than normal medicines.
20 October 2011
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-cost...
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