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Washington City Paper
13 December 2018
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
On one floor of an affordable housing building in Washington, D.C., the NonStop Art Makerspace has made creativity more accessible. The makerspace was a group effort between Capital One, the Community Preservation and...
13 October 2018
Finding creative ways to eliminate or recycle the waste generated by consumer products is central to building a sustainable economy. As part of the Netherland’s plan to reduce its carbon emissions 95% by 2050, Dutch d...
18 May 2018
The expansion of intellectual property laws to cover ancestral knowledge can help protect indigenous people from economic exploitation. Indigenous women in Guatemala are working to pass a law similar to one used in Au...
21 April 2018
Over 15 Minutes
As the Palestinian-Israeli conflict continues, peace and hope breaks out in unexpected places. People are bridging religious and cultural divides at a backgammon parlor, a school, a fashion company, and during peace t...
6 June 2017
San Francisco, California, United States
After serving time in prison, finding a job can be a major challenge. Road 22 aims to help. The luxury clothing brand employs eight formerly-incarcerated women and plans to hire more as business grows.
2 June 2017
Kapilakot, Sindhuli, Nepal
After Nepal's 2015 earthquake, many village women were left in financial devastation and struggled to support their families. The earthquake destroyed up to 90% of small enterprises and markets, so the United Nations ...
8 March 2017
A growing body of research suggests knitting and crocheting can be used to teach math. It could also be a way to bridge the gap between men and women in the STEM fields, and make the subject more approachable to young...
18 May 2015
Ajdovščina, Municipality of Ajdovščina, Slovenia
Broadcast TV News
"Ghost gear" are nylon nets and other waste left behind in our oceans by fishing boats - they cause massive environmental damage, releasing toxins in the water, ensnaring wildlife, and clogging up beaches. Now one org...
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