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Bloomberg CityLab

Feargus O'Sullivan

5 January 2021

Stockholm, Sweden

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The Street Moves initiative in Sweden is pushing local communities to become the designers of their own streets’ layouts and look at urban planning through the lens of the “one-minute city.” Through a public-private p...

Knox Pages

Cheryl Splain

4 January 2021

Mount Vernon, Ohio, United States

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In 55 Ohio counties, judges can appoint volunteers from Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) programs to represent the interests of children when their families' struggles end up in court. CASA volunteers act as a ...

EdSource

Sydney Johnson

Ali Tadayon

4 January 2021

California, United States

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School districts and cities in California are looking to create their own local Wifi networks as a long-term solution to the digital divide, and an alternative to hotspots. Some are even becoming internet service prov...

Nigeria Health Watch

Bashar Abubakar

4 January 2021

Tayi, Niger, Nigeria

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The local primary health center in Tayi, a new community in Chanchaga Local Government Area of Niger state, has helped normalize the discussion of family planning which includes topics such as primary health care deli...

The New Yorker

Jay Caspian Kang

4 January 2021

San Francisco, California, United States

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The San Francisco Bay Area has had fewer COVID-19 deaths than would be expected for such a densely populated area, largely by "drawing on resources and expertise that predated the coronavirus pandemic." Unlike other l...

The City

Yoav Gonen

Eileen Grench

3 January 2021

New York, New York, United States

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For 50 hours over five days, police and community members collaborated on the Brownsville Safety Alliance pilot project, which kept police officers away from a longtime crime hotspot so that community members could pr...

Arizona Daily Star

Caitlin Schmidt

29 December 2020

Tucson, Arizona, United States

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An array of services in Pima County, Arizona, greets hundreds of people getting released early from jail or helps keep them out of jail in the first place. By providing drug treatment, housing, job assistance, and oth...

The New York Times

Patrick Sisson

29 December 2020

New York, New York, United States

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A housing project in Brooklyn is taking nine apartment buildings and retrofitting them to be more sustainable and cut carbon emissions. Casa Pasiva is a $20 million project that aims to reduce heating and cooling cost...

Corpus Christi Caller Times

Clay Carpenter

23 December 2020

Corpus Christi, Texas, United States

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In Texas, bingo is considered a charitable operation and can act as a revenue source, offering a significant contribution to the funding of many 501c(3) nonprofits, but it also "nourishes the community in other, less ...

Wired

Sara Harrison

23 December 2020

Washington, United States

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A unique partnership between scientists, state agencies, and coastal communities in Washington state allows these different entities to monitor and manage toxic algal blooms. Known as the Olympic Region Harmful Algal ...

KUNC

Luke Runyon

21 December 2020

Randlett, Utah, United States

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Scientists and environmentalists are working to keep several fish species native to the Colorado River basin from going extinct. Through interventions like fish hatcheries and wetland management, some fish numbers lik...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Katie Galioto

20 December 2020

Cook County, Minnesota, United States

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In Minnesota, cross-sector collaboration, contact tracing, and a focus on adhering to public health safety protocols have helped Cook County avoid an outbreak of COVID-19 cases, despite being a tourist destination. Lo...

Wired

Tom Simonite

17 December 2020

Togo

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To quickly distribute money to poverty-stricken areas in Togo during the coronavirus pandemic, the country's government turned to mobile cash payments. Working with a nonprofit and UC Berkeley’s Center for Effective G...

Рубрика (Rubryka)

Danylo Herasymov

16 December 2020

Mykolayiv, Ukraine

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Ukraine ranked No.9 on the list of countries with the highest amount of trash per capita. In Mykolayiv, the city partnered with a nonprofit to sort waste at public schools. “A total of 20,000 students took part last y...

KXAN-TV

Laney Valian

15 December 2020

San Antonio, Texas, United States

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High school students at Somerset High School in San Antonio, Texas get tested every week for COVID-19. The method is called “assurance testing,” and is a way to target “silent spreaders,” people who have COVID who don...

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Christopher Howley

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Michael Hannan

15 December 2020

Alpine, Arizona, United States

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As the Mexican wolf population neared extinction, the Arizona Game & Fish Department and the Endangered Wolf Center have been placing pups born in captivity in wild dens. This effort, known as cross-fostering, has bee...

KXAN-TV

Catenya McHenry

14 December 2020

Austin, Texas, United States

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As summer programs across the country shut down to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School summer program in Austin tried was forced to quickly pivot to virtual learning. They had to make lar...

Yes! Magazine

Isabella Garcia

9 December 2020

Portland, Oregon, United States

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Black Lives Matters protests have been sustained by an autonomously organized mutual aid network providing a range of services for protesters and community members. Requests for information and assistance are sent usi...

WyoFile

Dustin Bleizeffer

8 December 2020

Laramie, Wyoming, United States

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Several counties in Wyoming are "breaking with state policy" in order to introduce initiatives and efforts aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the impacts of climate change. Although the state co...

Global Press Journal

Nansalmaa Oyunchimeg

6 December 2020

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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After banning the burning of raw coal as a way to reduce air pollution in Mongolia, residents of Ulaanbaatar switched to refined charcoal to heat their homes. However, that coal also wasn’t the cleanest and contribute...

Sentinel Source (The Keene Sentinel)

Jack Rooney

5 December 2020

Swanzey, New Hampshire, United States

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Building on an early-childhood initiative, the Monadnock district was able to quickly respond and provide childcare services for employees of the Monadnock district by partnering with the YMCA. The response was an eff...

Reasons to be Cheerful

Chad Small

4 December 2020

Paris, France

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In Paris, about 7,500 buildings are heated using geothermal energy, a cost-saving and carbon neutral energy source. Water is drawn from deep below ground at a central location and heated by the earth, and then sent vi...

National Geographic

Bridget Huber

3 December 2020

Bavaria, Germany

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Environmental advocates got 1.75 million signatures to change Bavarian farming laws to protect biodiversity. The Save the Bees Campaign calls for using subsidies to nearly triple the amount of organic farming, creatin...

Kaiser Health News

Aneri Pattani

1 December 2020

Durham, North Carolina, United States

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Black churches across the U.S. are collaborating with psychologists and counselors to offer their community access to mental health care services during the coronavirus pandemic. Although not all congregants were init...

MIT Technology Review

Cat Ferguson

30 November 2020

Guam

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To raise awareness and encourage downloads of a contact tracing app, the team of volunteers who were built the app partnered with the Guam Visitors Bureau to collaborate on a grassroots outreach campaign. Using Zoom a...

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