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The Hindu Business Line

Vikas Dawra

27 October 2016

India

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India's lack of infrastructure and rapidly growing economy provide an opportunity for solar power. Modular solar products, many subsidized by the government, are helping to solve the lack of access to an electrical gr...

The Washington Post

Tara Bahrampour

18 October 2016

Palo Alto, California, United States

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LinkAges is a program by Palo Alto Medical Foundation focused on building a community of individuals from different generations to prevent social isolation. This program connects elders with social engagement at the e...

San Francisco Magazine

Gary Kamiya

29 June 2016

San Francisco, California, United States

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Solving the homeless crisis in San Francisco requires many different initiatives, some of which can be costly. North Beach Citizens is a small non-profit, founded by Francis Ford Coppola, has managed to offer temporar...

KQED

Natalie Yemenidjian

28 June 2016

San Francisco, California, United States

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Homelessness has been a consistent problem in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district. While churches can offer a form of sanctuary, some homeless persons cannot maintain the composure for a long mass. S.F. Night Ministry...

Forbes

Elizabeth Harris

31 May 2016

New York, New York, United States

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Ideas42 is an organization which uses behavioral economics to transform New York inhabitants to become better citizens by taking advantage of peoples' "loss adversity". The city has redesigned summons forms to remind ...

Vice

John Surico

16 December 2015

New York, New York, United States

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In a year that has seen murder rise in New York, locals are trying to mediate between gang members, in part by using "violence interrupters," who are trained to break cycles of violence.

Elite Daily

Alexandra Svokos

11 November 2015

Columbia, South Carolina, United States

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Team Rubicon, a non-profit organization of military veterans that provides disaster relief, has provided relief after flooding in Detroit, tornadoes in Oklahoma, a typhoon in the Philippines and an earthquake in Nepal...

The Washington Post

Sarah Pulliam Bailey

28 April 2015

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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Photos and videos show various actions religious leaders and institutions in Baltimore are taking to help rebuild their community and foster positive interaction in the midst of racial tension, looting, and rioting.

The New York Times

Courtney E. Martin

21 March 2012

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Global social and economic problems are difficult to change. However, fan-activism fuels the interests of fans of popular young adult fiction. Books such as Harry Potter and the Hunger Games have inspired activist gro...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

20 September 2011

Vancouver, Washington, United States

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Two columns on Time Banks, where people swap services – teach calligraphy to one neighbor, and get computer repair from another neighbor. Time Banks create community and make people healthier – which is why hospitals ...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

16 June 2011

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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Poor neighborhoods in the United States lack quality play spaces for children, also known as play deserts. An organization is enabling communities across the nation to build their own playground.

Time Magazine

Jesse Hardman

25 March 2011

Cairo, Egypt

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Citizens in Cairo have been working to make the streets cleaner in an effort to create more pride for the country and get the government's attention. From picking up trash and painting lampposts to collecting donation...

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