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Center for Public Integrity

Sasha Chavkin

29 July 2015

Costa Rica

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Costa Rica has instituted regulations to protect farm laborers from an increasing risk of kidney disease by mandating that employers in tropical conditions provide water, rest and shade, with higher levels of relief c...

FastCompany

Neal Ungerleider

23 July 2015

New York, New York, United States

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Access Code is a nonprofit in New York that gives young adults, particularly those from minority groups, instruction and resources to learn coding. This education promotes greater access to lucrative careers in the wo...

Southern California Public Radio (KPCC)

Stephanie O'Neill

23 July 2015

Los Angeles, California, United States

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The struggle of police in properly dealing with mentally ill citizens has been highlighted in recent news. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department plans to dramatically beef up its mental health policing capabilit...

Politico

Debra Bruno

16 July 2015

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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The ecosystem of D.C. charter schools that has evolved over the last two decades represents a cornucopia of creative and nontraditional approaches to education, in addition to fairly traditional college-prep schools, ...

The Guardian

Amy Yee

14 July 2015

Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh

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In the wake of the Rana Plaza collapse, Bangladeshi civilians—often first on the scene of disasters in poorer countries–are being trained to support emergency teams.

The New York Times

Diane Cardwell

30 June 2015

Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

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As institutions look for ways to fight climate change, the College of the Atlantic has made the search for solutions a central part of its curriculum.

Respekt

Tomáš Lindner

21 June 2015

Geisenhausen, Bavaria, Germany

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Bavaria has integrated thousands of refugees into the public sphere by helping them learn German, find housing, and maintain employment through apprenticeship programs and other volunteer-run organizations in the comm...

Ensia

Maywa Montenegro

17 June 2015

Berkeley, California, United States

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What we sometimes call the “agri-food system” is clearly broken — just ask farmworkers and food workers (exploited and underpaid), honeybees (collapsing), forested landscapes (fragmenting), the climate (warming), and ...

Texas Standard

Lana Straub

17 June 2015

Texas, United States

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Women are often undervalued, overlooked and discriminated against in the oil industry. To overcome this, women have started to form organizations to support women in their careers and to try to close the gender gap.

PBS NewsHour

Amy Scott

16 June 2015

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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Cincinnati is making efforts to close the achievement gap between poor children and more advantaged students by fighting the effects of poverty. Lower Price Hill’s Oyler School is part of a growing national movement t...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Monica Campbell

8 June 2015

Alameda, California, United States

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Nail salons offer services that often are toxic to their workers, from manicures causing acrylic dust in the air to the chemicals that can permeate through skin. Salon workers complain of respiratory problems and some...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Larry Platt

2 June 2015

La Habana, Artemisa, Cuba

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More than fifty years ago, Cuba eradicated widespread illiteracy in one calendar year, and its literacy rate still leads the world. They achieved it by sending "brigades" of teachers and students to teach adults and c...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Meg Kissinger

29 May 2015

Grafton, Wisconsin, United States

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Mental health care often requires a human touch and a personal connection. Tucked quietly in an office park in Grafton, volunteers at the COPE Hotline field nearly 23,000 calls a year from all over the Milwaukee area ...

Ensia

Didem Tali

26 May 2015

Malawi

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The people of Malawi count on wood for cooking, cleaning, and sanitation, which contributes to the country’s ranking as fifth highest in the world for deforestation. Once thought unsolvable, the people of the country ...

The Nation

Amy Yee

22 May 2015

Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh

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After a major fire, labor standards in Bangladesh are improving, but workers must have a voice if these changes are to be sustainable.

The Ithaca Voice

Jeff Stein

22 May 2015

Ithaca, New York, United States

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The law often traps offenders in a cycle of lawbreaking. LEAD allows for drug users to become committed to a program that helps them through the quitting process instead of throwing them into prison and isolating them...

Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor Editorial Board

19 May 2015

Casablanca, Morocco

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The Islamic State's recruitment of women draws big attention. But less noticed and more important are efforts in Islamic countries to raise the number of women in religious leadership, despite a long tradition against...

NPR

Ali Budner

15 May 2015

California, United States

Radio

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Going to medical school might be impossibly hard for undocumented students. That's why a group of DREAMers created Pre-Health Dreamers. The organization connects undocumented youth who want to go to med school, to ea...

NPR

Maanvi Singh

14 May 2015

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Brown's Super Stores operates seven profitable supermarkets in traditionally food desert neighborhoods in Philadelphia. The founder says it's because they brought together a group of community leaders and asked them e...

Latin America News Dispatch

Camila Osorio

10 May 2015

Bogotá, Colombia

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Antanas Mockus, former mayor of Bogotá, uses art to cultivate what he calls a "citizenship culture." During Colombia's peace negotiations, Mockus emphasized the importance of valuing life after so many years of killin...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

8 May 2015

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Researchers are investigating how in a world of technology and social media, people feel more alone then ever and isolated from society. But millennials are creating a landscape of new institutions to meet their needs...

The Huffington Post

Carly Schwartz

7 May 2015

Seattle, Washington, United States

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The war on drugs has put millions in jail and fails to curb illegal drug use. Tactics that focus on helping addicts are far more successful, such as Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) and other decriminalizatio...

EdSource

John Fensterwald

5 May 2015

San Jose, California, United States

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In response to youth calling for greater say in how California schools spend money, Overfelt High School allowed students to decide how to spend $50,000 of the school’s discretionary funding. Principal Vito Chiala ref...

Newark Advocate

Jona Ison

3 May 2015

Newark, Ohio, United States

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Research shows that successful addiction recovery requires a comprehensive approach and multiple types of support. Ohio is in the midst of shifting its approach to vocational rehabilitation to an evidence-based approa...

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.

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