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Aaron Mondry

11 December 2017

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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Block clubs act as a more approachable way for residents of a certain area to come together, “and they’re also one of the most essential.” In several neighborhood of Detroit, block clubs have made impactful local chan...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Jill Harkins

4 December 2017

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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In Detroit, Michigan, residents reduce the effects of gentrification through physical activity and shared storytelling. The non-profit Pedal to Porch encourages residents to bike to their neighbors’ homes and record t...

WTTW-PBS

Brandis Friedman

11 October 2017

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Urban areas that have more trees tend to have lower crime rates, attracting more investment and have higher income levels. They also make neighborhoods nicer places to live so that’s why Blacks in Green, a community g...

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Scott Atkinson

10 August 2017

Flint, Michigan, United States

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Instead of relying on Flint’s municipal government for basic services that it does not have the money for, residents are “picking up the slack” by joining block clubs. These community groups maintain parks, mow lawns,...

Grist

Nikhil Swaminathan

25 July 2017

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

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The Kansas City neighborhood of Ivanhoe was once plagued by blight, illegal dumping, drug trade, gun violence, and neglect; neighbors lived in fear or moved away. Inspired by one compassionate and proactive family, th...

The Local

Emma Löfgren

7 June 2017

Malmö, Sweden

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The Seved district of Malmö, Sweden used to be one of the roughest in the nation, with drug crime and gang violence making the neighborhood uninhabitable for many and preventing basic services, such as the post, from ...

Boulder Daily Camera

Carah Wertheimer

7 June 2017

Lafayette, Colorado, United States

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After taking a year off, the Lafayette Farmers Market in Colorado is back in action and piloting a new type of incentive program that is based on guaranteed-minimum sales for participating farmers. A first of its kind...

Bloomberg CityLab

Andrew Zaleski

2 June 2017

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Dorchester, the Boston neighborhood with the highest poverty levels, struggles to keep kids in school from engaging with gangs and crime. But College Bound Dorchester (CBD) is fast rewriting the solution to high drop ...

Citiscope

Connor MacDonald

30 March 2017

Yangon, Yangon Region, Myanmar

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Years of misrule and a subsequent dearth of hard currency, along with crippling bank-fostered debt cycles and exorbitant home mortgage interest rates, have created immense suffering for Myanmar's poor. But with the gu...

WNBC-TV

Roseanne Colletti

3 February 2017

New York, New York, United States

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The Queensbridge Houses, one of the nation's largest public housing projects, is celebrating more than one year without a shooting in what Mayor de Blasio called "a year of golden silence." Security measures such as t...

News Deeply

Christine Bolaños

6 December 2016

Romero, El Salvador

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Women in El Salvador have long faced the extreme challenges of having fewer economic and social rights than men, making it difficult to survive when tragedy - such as an earthquake - strikes. The Romero community, whi...

WNYC

Sarah Hayley Barrett

17 November 2016

New York, New York, United States

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5-15 Minutes

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In the face of gentrification in their South Bronx neighborhood, Mott Haven, residents responded by creating the Mott Haven Port Morris Community Land Trust. Inspired by the Cooper Square Committee land trust, Mott H...

Buzzfeed

Caroline O'Donovan

24 August 2016

Oakland, California, United States

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The location-based social network Nextdoor responded to criticism about racial profiling on its site by revamping the platform. The company collaborates with many public agencies and Oakland’s mayor said the city’s de...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

10 August 2016

Longview, Washington, United States

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HIghlands area in Southern Washington has been an impoverished and unsafe neighbourhood, however, circumstances have been improve as neighbours have begun to get to know eachother and form a community. HIghlands neigh...

Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer)

Lynn Ischay

9 June 2016

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Juvenile offenders can feel as though they have no chances for a good future. Volunteers of America’s Face Forward 2 program helps young people in Cleveland to complete their education and to find employment. With th...

The New York Times

David L. Kirp

8 August 2015

Houston, Texas, United States

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Neighborhood Centers, a Houston anti-poverty program has a simple philosophy: “The people are the asset, the source of potential solutions, not the problem.” The non-profit has scaled nationally, employing its bottom...

Tiny Spark

Amy Costello

30 July 2015

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Neighborhoods in Chicago suffer from gang violence and gun-related deaths. A church leader and a physician trained in infectious diseases created Cure Violence, a program that sends teams of local residents to meet wi...

Pacific Standard

Sam Quinones

29 December 2014

Los Angeles, California, United States

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In 2014, the Los Angeles Police Department announced that gang-related crime had dropped by nearly half since 2008. The transformation of LA holds lessons for decreasing violent crime through community policing, a foc...

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Phillip Pantuso

1 August 2013

New York, New York, United States

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Public-private partnerships, nonprofit organizations, and community members themselves come together to make Brownsville, a neighborhood in NYC, a more collaborative, friendly and safe place. Though the neighborhood h...

The Spokesman-Review

Nafeesa Syeed

14 January 2007

Anita, Iowa, United States

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Anita, Iowa faced many of the same challenges as other small towns when the last local grocer closed amid competition with large chains like Costco and Walmart. But when its residents realized the value of a local "mo...

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