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Hayley Zhao

6 October 2021

Dallas, Texas, United States

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Dallas' Rapid Integrated Group Healthcare Team dispatches clinicians and social workers with police to 911 calls for mental health crises. Within two days, the team follows up to make sure people received the services...

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Matt Vasilogambros

5 October 2021

United States

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Nineteen states and the District of Columbia have enacted red-flag laws, most of them since the 2018 Parkland, Fla., school shooting. The laws, also called extreme risk protection order laws, allow law enforcement off...

Arizona Daily Star

Caitlin Schmidt

5 October 2021

Mesa, Arizona, United States

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In 2019, Mesa police began diverting calls about suicide threats to a crisis line, where trained mental health professionals could provide counseling or dispatch a mobile crisis unit. Then they placed mental health pr...

The Land

Michael Indriolo

5 October 2021

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Cleveland high school students created votecle.com, a website that centralizes information about local elections. A “political alignment” survey on the site assesses users’ opinions on important political issues to ma...

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Alexander Lekhtman

4 October 2021

Denver, Colorado, United States

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Since Denver voters approved the decriminalization of the natural psychedelic drug psilocybin, the small number of arrests grew even smaller and one supporter of the policy sees growing interest in the therapeutic use...

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Srikant Chaudhary

4 October 2021

Jharkhand, India

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In India, small farmers face limited access to irrigation. However, a state-run program, which gives them access to solar powered pumps, is alleviating their problems. Not only is it better for their crops, increasing...

Valley News

Claire Potter

2 October 2021

Hartland, Wisconsin, United States

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Agriculture accounts for 10 percent of greenhouse emissions in the U.S. according to the Environmental Protection Agency. This article details efforts by small farmers to reduce carbon emissions as part of a larger fi...

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Abdulkareem Mojeed

2 October 2021

Nigeria

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Some Nigerian farmers are combating the harmful effects of climate change by turning towards more sustainable farming like greenhouse farming, integrated agriculture, sack or bag farming, and hydroponic farming. Altho...

The New York Times

Rachel Louise Snyder

1 October 2021

England

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The Respect Phoneline started in the UK in 2004 to give anonymous callers, usually men, a way to seek help for their violent impulses. Rather than putting the burden for resolving domestic violence on survivors and on...

Monterey County Weekly

Pam Marino

1 October 2021

Salinas, California, United States

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Over 120 hotels and motels have been converted into affordable housing developments in California, housing 8,260 people who were previously experiencing homelessness. Known as Homekey, the state-funded program was ini...

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Philip Elliott

1 October 2021

United States

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Vote Forward, an apolitical non-profit organization aimed at turning out voters, coordinated more than 50 partner organizations to boost turnout in the 2020 election through a letter-writing campaign. The letters were...

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Tonya Jameson

1 October 2021

St. Petersburg, Florida, United States

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Black members of the LGBTQ community have benefitted from the wraparound services provided by Metro Inclusive Health. The nonprofit provides a model to nonprofits in Charlotte that are looking for a roadmap to provide...

Boulder Weekly

Jodi Hausen

30 September 2021

Boulder County, Colorado, United States

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Although several Colorado law enforcement agencies have trained officers on how to de-escalate interactions with people in a crisis, including people with disabilities, the state in 2022 will become the latest to mand...

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Stephanie Parker

30 September 2021

Graham, North Carolina, United States

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Benevolence Farm hosts a small number of formerly incarcerated women as live-in laborers growing herbs that end up in body-care products. The farming experience teaches marketable skills, as the women learn the finer ...

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Victoria Bouloubasis

30 September 2021

Texas, United States

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Some states and cities protect residents of mobile-home communities from eviction with opportunity-to-purchase laws, which require the corporations that rent the land beneath a mobile home to give residents a chance t...

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Adina Solomon

29 September 2021

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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The Secure Neighborhoods program lets select police officers buy houses at subsidized prices if they move into a mostly Black, historically disinvested neighborhood. The aim of the program is to make police officers p...

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Rūta Nikitinaitė

29 September 2021

Denmark

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Transportation accounts for some of the most emissions in the EU, one-third, out of those 72 percent are from road transportation. In Denmark, the government places high tax-rates on vehicles and tax reductions on ele...

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Colin Kinniburgh

29 September 2021

Paris, France

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Old and neglected housing contributes to climate change because it runs on fossil fuels. In New York, outdated heating systems waste two-thirds of energy. The New York City Housing Authority is not only trying to cre...

Los Angeles Times

Evan Halper

29 September 2021

California, United States

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A 2018 law requires all publicly traded companies headquartered in California have at least one woman on their board, and as many as three women by the end of 2021 depending on the company’s size. The law, inspired by...

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Umme Hoque

29 September 2021

California, United States

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A new California law makes universal mail-in voting permanent after it was temporarily adopted for the 2020 election in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Expansion of mail-in voting in 2020 resulted in higher vote...

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Lauren Trager

28 September 2021

Missouri, United States

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A new Missouri law, the Second Amendment Preservation Act, restricts the ability of local law enforcement officials to collaborate with federal officials in enforcing gun laws and investigating gun crimes. The law, wh...

North Shore News

Stefan Labbé

28 September 2021

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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The “Greenest City Action Plan” aimed to reduce the effects of extreme heat by planting 100,000 trees. Shade from trees acts as a thermal buffer during extreme heat and cold and a lack of trees disproportionately impa...

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Reena Shah

28 September 2021

Monteverde, Costa Rica

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Even though Costa Rica is leading the fight against climate change, the country lags behind in one area: electric vehicles. In one town, Monteverde, activists, and business owners got together to create a charging net...

Wall Street Journal

Nick Kostov

27 September 2021

France

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A mixture of mandates and incentives helped France overcome vaccine hesitancy and encouraged millions to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The government campaign was so successful that some of the restrictions – like the req...

Bloomberg CityLab

Corinne Gretler

26 September 2021

Zurich, Switzerland

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Zurich, Switzerland's largest city, is paving the way for sustainable building. Concrete is a major contributor of climate change due to the process it requires to make it. Zurich is making steps to reduce its use. Ba...

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