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Pacific Standard

Benjamin Rachlin

18 December 2018

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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When Mark Bos lost his eyesight in a motorcycle accident, it didn't seem likely that he'd be able to partake in the active lifestyle he had known before. However, when he started rehabilitation at the Carroll Center f...

Public Radio International

Allison Herrera

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17 December 2018

Netherlands

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An online service provides medical consultations and abortion pills to women in countries where abortion is restricted or illegal. Called Women on Web, the service has expanded to the United States where abortion serv...

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Maroosha Muzaffar

13 December 2018

New Delhi, India

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Across Asia, ride-sharing startups are being created to provide women with safe transportation options. From India to Pakistan to Saudi Arabia, these companies starting all-women teams of drivers or offering women the...

Richland Source

Courtney McNaull

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13 December 2018

Sacramento, California, United States

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As part of a larger effort to make the city of West Sacramento more friendly to their aging population, an on-demand ride-sharing app was developed to make transportation more accessible for seniors who cannot easily ...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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11 December 2018

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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In times of political gridlock, individuals have stepped up to make meaningful changes in their communities, with their solutions inspiring others around the world. From ground-up political action that decreased gerry...

Streetsblog LA

Damien Newton

10 December 2018

Los Angeles, California, United States

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The Safe Parking Program in Los Angeles is providing people living out of their vehicles with secure lots. For those facing housing instability, this temporary measure helps people save their energy and resources so t...

Washington Post

Pamela Constable

8 December 2018

Kartarpur, Punjab, Pakistan

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For 70 years, India’s Sikhs have faced barriers to visiting one of the holiest sites in their religion, a template just three miles across the border in Pakistan. Now, the Pakistani government has announced plans to o...

Montana Free Press

Eric Dietrich

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6 December 2018

Missoula, Montana, United States

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Workers across Montana look to remote work to bring them higher wages without having to move to a large city. While the far reach of the Internet brings more economic opportunity for techies in rural Montana and other...

KSTX - San Antonio

Bekah McNeel

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6 December 2018

El Paso, Texas, United States

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The University of Texas at El Paso, among other universities such as Princeton or Georgia State, are making concerted efforts to ensure the success of their first generation or low-income students in a student body th...

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Homa Bash

5 December 2018

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Since launching in October, PCs for People have collected, refurbished, and distributed at an affordable cost to hundreds of people. They have also distributed hot spots to libraries for patrons to check out.

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Estelle Slootmaker

4 December 2018

Grand Rapids, Wyoming, United States

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Throughout the Untied States there are many rural areas that do not have quick access to hospitals or other means of healthcare, so some providers are turning to repurposing abandoned buildings into clinics. Focusing ...

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Diaa Hadid

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Kurkan Latif Khan

30 November 2018

Kartarpur, Pakistan

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India's Sikhs now have visa-free access to one of their holiest sites: Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, the site where their faith’s founder is believed to have passed away. The goodwill gesture between Pakistan and I...

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Anoush Darabi

30 November 2018

Austria

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Programs in upper Austria have helped immigrants integrate into rural communities. Regional-interkulturell.kompetent (RIKK) and Heimat=Sharing engage both newcomers and locals at schools, companies, and social clubs t...

Metromode

Kate Roff

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29 November 2018

Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States

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Two initiatives in the Detroit suburb of Sterling Heights draw on the community's rich diversity to make it a more inclusive place. The city's police force is making sure its force "reflects the community they serve" ...

Intersections South LA

Eliot Yang

29 November 2018

Los Angeles, California, United States

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A resident of South Los Angeles addressed a gap in mobility justice by creating a pop-up bike shop and repair service in his community. The shop, operated as a co-op, helps cyclists navigate the often unfriendly L.A. ...

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Melinda Clynes

27 November 2018

Detroit, United States

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In Detroit, employers like Wayne State University and Quicken Loans are providing on-site child care to ensure that parents have a convenient option that is optimal for family well-being. To provide quality and afford...

The New York Times

Amy Zipkin

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26 November 2018

Portland, Oregon, United States

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Airports around the US are incorporating bike friendly routes and racks for travelers looking for a more sustainable, reliable, and environmentally friendly way to catch their flight. In cities like Portland, Ore., Ba...

Citizen Matters

Revathi Siva Kumar

26 November 2018

Dantewada, Chhattisgarh, India

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In 2011, authorities in Education City set about to combat the Naxal violence by offering education to children who have lost one or both parents to the violence. Today Education City houses 18 institutions and enroll...

Yes! Magazine

Phillip Pantuso

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23 November 2018

Kingston, New York, United States

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For musicians and artists who don’t have traditional access to healthcare, one music festival has them covered. O+ (“O Positive”) is a music festival in Kingston, NY that invites musicians and artists from around the ...

The Colorado Sun

Jesse Paul

23 November 2018

Denver, Colorado, United States

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The same technology that helps companies like Uber find their customers is now available to public safety agencies to ensure accurate location detection from cell phone calls. Denver is among the first cities to imple...

Government Technology (GovTech)

Jim McKay

16 November 2018

Idaho, United States

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A sprawling rural school district in Idaho has placed two-way radios with every teacher that connect directly to first responders and triage bags in every classroom as part of a plan to increase safety and coordinatio...

The Seattle Times

Neal Morton

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16 November 2018

Washington, United States

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On college campuses across California and Washington state, the Umoja Community program groups black freshman in small classes that focus on historic and present issues affecting black communities. While 33 percent of...

Citizen Matters

Navya P K

15 November 2018

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Volunteer teachers in Bengaluru's government schools have helped increase English learning in K-12 schools. The volunteers, who are organized and paid through the organization Acharyas for a Better Community (ABC), wo...

Yes! Magazine

Liz Brazile

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15 November 2018

San Diego, United States

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Programs like Outdoor Outreach in San Diego are working to help at-risk youth engage with nature and outdoor recreation, activities that have often been associated with "economic privilege and whiteness," by providing...

KUT Austin

Audrey McGlinchy

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14 November 2018

Denver, Colorado, United States

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Housing voucher programs provide assistance to those who make too much to qualify for Section 8 housing, but whose wages can’t keep up with rent in their cities. Denver, Colorado, is addressing the financial burden of...

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