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Emily Nonko

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29 April 2019

San Quentin, California, United States

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Partnerships between those incarcerated and volunteers from the outside are crucial. Collaborations—such as the one between the Wall City magazine, the UC Berkeley, and the San Quentin Journalism Guild—make it possibl...

NH Business Review

Sheryl Rich-Kern

23 April 2019

Littleton, New Hampshire, United States

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Counselors and caregivers need support, too. In New Hampshire, the North Country Task Force on Improving Opioid Treatment Outcomes is focusing on giving those working on the front lines of the opioid addiction crisis ...

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Laurie Mazur

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23 April 2019

De Soto, Missouri, United States

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Connecting residents affected by flooding to networks of expertise turns victims into activists. In De Soto, Missouri, the Citizen’s Committee for Flood Relief found support from Higher Ground, a nonprofit organizatio...

Sojourners

Christina Colón

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18 March 2019

Syracuse, New York, United States

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Strategies for combatting sexual harassment in housing across the United States begin with increased awareness and reporting. With incidents of sexual harassment in housing chronically underreported since the passing...

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Jaime Buerger

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5 March 2019

United States

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Abortion is often stigmatized, but women across the United States are finding that speaking out about their experiences is impacting the conversation in very tangible ways. From peer mentoring to changing the platform...

Deseret News

Lauren Bennett

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15 February 2019

Utah, United States

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By removing barriers to access, the Accessible Arts Academy empowers visually impaired students to engage with the arts. The three-week program at the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind brings together schools and co...

Jackson Hole News & Guide

Kylie Mohr

13 February 2019

Wyoming, United States

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Interpreters provide non-English speakers greater access to healthcare by lowering the language barrier. The Spanish-speaking translation service, La Voz, helps residents in Wyoming who cannot afford expensive on-dema...

The New York Times

Michele C. Hollow

29 January 2019

Burlington, Vermont, United States

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Engaging with music stimulates brain activity and improves mental health. The Me2/Orchestra, a nonprofit organization, offers its volunteer musicians a stigma-free environment to reconnect with their passions and harn...

Wyoming Public Media

Maggie Mullen

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7 December 2018

Wyoming, United States

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#Agtwitter provides a space for social connection among farmers. What started as a hashtag to disseminate advice about farming practices and farm equipment has grown into a digital space where people can connect and e...

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Fiona Zublin

19 October 2018

France

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Restaurants like 1000 & 1 Signes in France, and Sign It in Germany, are challenging stereotypes people have about the deaf community. The restaurants are part of handful of cafes around the world where the staff is a...

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Edward Siddons

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10 August 2018

United States

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A strategy of self-defense advanced by feminists in the 1960s and 1970s shows much more efficacy in preventing sexual assaults than more recent programs aimed at perpetrators. Empowerment Self-Defence teaches an array...

Burlington Free Press

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Elizabeth Murray

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6 June 2018

Burlington, Vermont, United States

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Lethality assessments have proven effective at avoiding domestic violence homicides and such a tool might have saved a Vermont woman who was murdered. The 11 questions help victims understand the danger they are in an...

San Francisco Chronicle

Tara Duggan

29 March 2018

Oakland, California, United States

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In Oakland, California a restaurant has created a system that allows servers to covertly notify management of harassment from customers. Employees of the establishment, Homeroom, came together to develop a color-coded...

Daily Nation

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Felista Wangari

27 March 2018

Nairobi, Kenya

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A successful training program in Nairobi is teaching girls to recognize verbal and physical assault and empowering them with the self-defense skills to respond in moments of crisis.

The New York Times

Kate Taylor

11 January 2018

United States

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Several charter school networks have found that a strict and structured approach to instruction, while it may be improving test scores, is not resulting in the anticipated increase in timely college completion rates f...

The Establishment

Leigh Ann Smith

16 November 2017

Durham, North Carolina, United States

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Millions of Americans, particularly the working class, LGBQT, minorities, and immigrants, feel left behind by the system, and in light of the revival of violence from white supremacists and the tumultuous debate on gu...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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8 August 2017

Bogribail, Karnataka, India

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Legal expertise is often expensive and inaccessible to communities around the world experiencing environmental rights violations and other issues. Similar to the rise of community health workers who are expanding acce...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

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4 July 2017

United States

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Stop underestimating yourself. That’s the call of Sam Daley-Harris to the many everyday Americans who feel that they cannot effect change in their country. He’s the founder of Results, a grassroots network that has sp...

The Courier-Journal

Morgan Watkins

22 June 2017

Louisville, Kentucky, United States

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For people like Jasmine Smith, a single mother of two who lost her job after her broken and unfixable car thwarted her commute, one's options to provide for themselves and their families are few and far between. Howev...

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Harriet Noble

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4 June 2017

Nairobi, Kenya

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Vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death for young adults in nearly every country around the world, but the issue receives less policy attention or funding than diseases or terrorism. One clever initiative ca...

Richland Source

Emily Dech

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4 May 2017

Mansfield, Ohio, United States

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Food security has increasingly become an issue for many families across the country, as economic instability and other factors contribute to the rising costs of living. Catholic Charities in Mansfield is taking a more...

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Kelli Rogers

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27 April 2017

Asunción, Paraguay

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Fundación Paraguaya is helping drastically redefine the way that poverty is identified, defined, and addressed. Through a simple, interactive, mobile-based survey called "Poverty Spotlight", workers can self-assess th...

The New York Times Magazine

Taffy Brodesser-Akner

30 March 2017

New York, New York, United States

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Young adults who decide to abandon their cloistered Jewish communities have only one another to help them navigate the alternate reality of modern-day New York. Leaving their families and life can be extremely difficu...

The Philadelphia Tribune

Maya Earls

18 February 2017

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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A program in Philadelphia works with formerly incarcerated women for an intensive 10-week period where they focus on life skills and changing thought patterns. Women get support and mentoring to examine how they wound...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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31 January 2017

United States

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As protests begin to develop nationwide in opposition to a Trump presidency, Tina Rosenberg provides key reminders on good protesting. By highlighting lessons such as diversifying tactics, generating an inclusive bran...

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