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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...

Yes! Magazine

Isabella Garcia

9 December 2020

Portland, Oregon, United States

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Behind the nightly protests against racism and police brutality on Portland's streets for more than five months stands a network of street medics and mutual aid groups dedicated to equipping and protecting protesters,...

Civil Eats

Jake Price

8 December 2020

Ithaca, New York, United States

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Small businesses, such as Lively Run Goat Dairy, were able to quickly pivot during the initial chaos in the aftermath of pandemic shutdowns. The small dairy farm was able to salvage hundreds of pounds of milk that was...

Concord Monitor

Kelly Burch

8 December 2020

New Hampshire, United States

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Across the state of New Hampshire, school districts found themselves adjusting to the meet the particular needs of special needs students. Outside tents, remote games, and equipping paraprofessionals with Chromebooks,...

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Katherine Sypher

4 December 2020

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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A team of volunteers at the University of Arizona is helping to bolster contact tracing efforts during the pandemic by working in tandem with those who have been trained by the Arizona Department of Health Services. A...

Middlebury Magazine

Jessie Raymond

3 December 2020

Vermont, United States

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When the coronavirus pandemic forced a restaurant in Vermont to close its doors and lay off hundreds of employees, the owner worked with investors to shift his business model so that he could provide meals for those n...

Christian Science Monitor

Noah Robertson

2 December 2020

Richmond, Virginia, United States

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Richmond’s Robert E. Lee statue has become an example of American protest art as protesters have covered it in graffiti demanding racial justice and surrounded it with basketball hoops, gardens, tents, lawn chairs, an...

Energy News Network

Audrey F. Henderson

2 December 2020

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Green developement has breathed new life into a once-declining town that suffered from the exodus of manufacturers. A comprehensive 10-year plan revitalized the local economy of Pullman, creating jobs and bringing new...

The Cap Times

Natalie Yahr

2 December 2020

Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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In Madison, Wisconsin, the coronavirus pandemic is disproportionately impacting the Latino population, but the local community has joined together to advocate for better access to care and information. The efforts hav...

Religion News Service

Adelle M. Banks

25 November 2020

Georgia, United States

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Faith leaders from communities of color mobilized voters to support candidates and policies that empower Black and Brown people. Events such as “Souls to the Polls” and the coalition-run Black Church 75 initiative, re...

The New York Times

Ezra Marcus

23 November 2020

United States

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Students across the country are dealing with food and housing insecurity, and financial loss, conditions that have been exacerbated because since the pandemic. In response, students in some colleges and universities c...

The Guardian

Peter Yeung

20 November 2020

Paris, France

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Cities across France are using citizens’ assemblies, where a diverse group of citizens study important issues and make policy recommendations. In Paris, 150 citizens spent nine months working on the climate convention...

Wall Street Journal

Bojan Pancevski

18 November 2020

Finland

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Both Finland and Norway have successfully kept COVID-19 cases at a minimum without fully implementing lockdowns within their countries thanks to a united government, closed borders, and mandatory quarantines. The stra...

The New York Times

Roni Caryn Rabin

17 November 2020

United States

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A public-education campaign to enlist gun owners in suicide prevention work by first informing them of the problem's scope has spread to programs in 21 states. Although the campaign's ultimate effects on suicide rates...

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Carly Berlin

13 November 2020

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

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Religious leaders in Louisiana successfully mobilized their communities to vote against a state amendment that would give manufacturers a tax break at the expense of local governments. The interfaith network of 250 re...

Yes! Magazine

Isabela Dias

12 November 2020

Brazil

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Collective, or shared, candidacies, where groups of candidates to run for a single elected position in Brazil, has helped elevate women and other marginalized groups with progressive platforms to rise to power. From 2...

Fierce for Black Women

Connie Green Freightman

12 November 2020

Mississippi, United States

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Across Mississippi and Georgia, mutual aid groups have formed and existing groups have expanded to address increased racial inequities in the health care system during the coronavirus pandemic. Several of the groups a...

Christian Science Monitor

Ann Scott Tyson

5 November 2020

United States

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College athletes created a social media and digital campaign to publish a list of health and labor demands, some of them related to the COVID-19 pandemic. They also advocated for racial justice and elevated the Black ...

The GroundTruth Project

Carlisa N. Johnson

5 November 2020

Georgia, United States

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A massive, though unofficial, multi-issue coalition made up of voter advocacy, legal, and other social justice groups, increased participation in Georgia’s elections. The groups conducted voter outreach year-round and...

Mongabay

Ocean Malandra

4 November 2020

Mocoa, Putumayo, Colombia

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Five different Indigenous groups formed an alliance known as the Union of Traditional Age Medics of the Colombian Amazon to practice spiritual ceremonies and community healing based on the ingestion of a potent halluc...

Crosscut

Hannah Weinberger

30 October 2020

Seattle, Washington, United States

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Hospitals in King County launched programs to help inpatients register to vote and cast their ballot. Some adopted VotER, a program that sets up voter registration kiosks and QR codes that can be scanned for voting in...

The Hechinger Report

Charlotte West

30 October 2020

Oakland, California, United States

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The Oakland Youth Vote started as a youth-led ballot initiative to give 16- and 17-year-olds the right to vote for school board representatives. Student activism helped get the initiative on the November 2020 ballot a...

Yes! Magazine

Innocent Eteng

29 October 2020

Lagos, Nigeria

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Modeled in part on America's Black Lives Matter protest movement, Nigerian protests against brutality and extortion committed by the police have in a brief time attracted uncommon levels of support across ethnic and r...

Associated Press

Claire Galofaro

Jocelyn Novek

29 October 2020

United States

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National get-out-the-vote efforts are turning out people to vote, despite Covid19-related challenges. Vote Forward organized 182,000 people to participate in a 50-state letter writing campaign urging people in over 17...

Outriders

Priscila Pacheco

Alexander de Maio

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Alessandra de Maio

28 October 2020

Brasilandia, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Once regarded as the region in Sao Paulo with the highest number of COVID-19 deaths, Brasilandia residents mobilized their community to create a volunteer solidarity network that encouraged people to stay at home. The...

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