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AL.com (Alabama Media Group)

Sarah Whites-Koditschek

11 November 2021

Mobile, Alabama, United States

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Home makeovers are increasing the stock of available affordable housing in Mobile. Instead of constructing new developments, the city is repairing vacant homes with federal housing funds, resulting in a “53 percent dr...

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Ayurella Horn-Muller

10 November 2021

Key West, Florida, United States

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Officials are joining forces with faith leaders and churches in order to pave the way for climate resilience. In Key West, Reverend Donna Mote is making a religious case for environmental preservation, clean energy, a...

WBEZ

Patrick Smith

1 November 2021

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Chicago is home to multiple street-outreach programs that target the people most likely to be shot or to shoot others, and that provide them with social services that keep them and others in their network safe. Progra...

Bull World Health Organ

Gary Humphreys

1 November 2021

Bogotá, Colombia

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Safe System design is a public health framework for preventing traffic accidents and death. The system adapts and transforms roads as part of a broader system of reforms. In Bogotá, in addition to a city-wide speed li...

High Country News

Wufei Yu

29 October 2021

Sandia Pueblo, New Mexico, United States

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Tribes in New Mexico have enlisted over 70 goats to help clear dry brush, branches, and invasive plants, which can otherwise become fuel for potential fires. The program, which has been running for almost a whole year...

Monterey County Weekly

Pam Marino

29 October 2021

Soledad, California, United States

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A research study is spurring change and leading to the addition of more housing units in Soledad. Agriculture is the main industry of the region, making farmworker housing a priority. Vacant housing has been rehabilit...

Roll Call

Jim Saska

28 October 2021

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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The Violence Intervention Program at Baltimore's Shock Trauma Center counsels victims of violence and links them to needed social services to try to keep them safe from future injury. Such hospital-based trauma care i...

Wall Street Journal

Zusha Elinson

27 October 2021

Fresno, California, United States

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Advance Peace Fresno tries to turn youth away from violence through mentoring, job training, and by paying them a monthly stipend of up to $1,000 if they hit certain benchmarks in their rehabilitation. The program has...

Mother Jones

Marisa Endicott

21 October 2021

San Francisco, California, United States

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Home Free is a small, transitional-housing program for women who served long prison sentences for crimes against or on behalf of their abusers. A population long neglected, the women are part of a community recovering...

The New York Times

Julie Turkewitz

18 October 2021

Bogotá, Colombia

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Bogotá’s city government started the Calm Line to give men a way to connect by telephone with psychologists trained in therapeutic responses to the machismo that leads to gender-based violence. Despite doubts that Col...

Next City

Juan Moreno Haines

15 October 2021

San Quentin, California, United States

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To combat opioid overdose deaths among incarcerated people, the California prison system in January 2020 launched a treatment program that combines medication-assisted treatment with professional and peer counseling. ...

The 19th

Chabeli Carrazana

15 October 2021

Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

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A shared service child care model is providing affordable, high-quality options for working parents. Chambliss serves 750 children in its multiple centers and operates two thrift stores that help subsidize childcare c...

QNotes

L'Monique King

15 October 2021

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

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Food trucks alleviate food insecurity in food deserts and contribute to economic mobility in the Black community. A variety of local vendors benefit from the success of food trucks while consumers have easy access to ...

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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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...

Detour Detroit

Rhonda J. Smith

23 September 2021

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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The Detroit Learning Center provides job training for in-demand roles that provide living wages. The programs offered continuously change and align with current employer demands to provide competitive opportunities fo...

Arizona Daily Star

Emily Bregel

21 September 2021

Tucson, Arizona, United States

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Single mothers in Arizona are getting access to wraparound services that give them an opportunity for social and economic mobility. The Pathways for Single Mothers provides comprehensive services that include childcar...

Boulder Weekly

Angela K. Evans

16 September 2021

Boulder, Colorado, United States

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Mobile home owners in Colorado are beginning to own their own communities due in part to legislation that is making it easier to do so. Resident-owned communities preserve the affordable housing stock, which manufactu...

Tygodnik Powszechny

Krzysztof Story

14 December 2020

Poland

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Współpraca naukowców, organizacji pozarządowych, ekologów i rządu pozwoliła na przywrócenie naturze polskiego wilka, gatunku, który był na granicy wyginięcia. Metody takie, jak lokalizacje GPS i badania genetyczne pom...

Education Matters British Columbia

Tracy Sherlock

14 September 2021

British Columbia, Canada

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The British Columbia government waives tuition at public universities for undergraduate students who grew up in foster care, a measure that takes aim at the disadvantages young people face after aging out of the child...

Vail Daily

Kelli Duncan

9 September 2021

Eagle, Colorado, United States

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Eagle County's two problem-solving courts put treatment ahead of punishment when addressing crimes committed by people with substance abuse problems. Originally set up as one court, they now function separately to add...

Yes! Magazine

Ambika Chawla

9 September 2021

Columbia, Maryland, United States

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Low-income communities of color have less access to nature, they experience "nature deprivation" at a rate three times higher than white people. Regular access to the outdoors improves respiratory health, physical fit...

WKMG-TV

Erik von Ancken

8 September 2021

Lake Mary, Florida, United States

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The Mental Health Intervention Group is a partnership of hospitals and community social services agencies formed by the Lake Mary Police Department to address mental health problems before they turn into crises. Avoid...

News48

Francesco Ciampa

7 September 2021

Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy

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Magna Graecia University partnered with prison administrators in Catanzaro, Italy, to help two incarcerated men find a form of rehabilitation by writing their own lives' stories. In a process called autoethnography, t...

San Francisco Chronicle

Rachel Swan

7 September 2021

Oakland, California, United States

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Oakland Ceasefire's "delicate architecture" balancing law enforcement and community-based responses to gun violence, which seemed to have helped lower the city's gun violence by half since 2012, came crashing down dur...

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