NOT REGISTERED? REGISTER HERE
Hide Advanced Search - Show Advanced Search +

We found 1,575 results for:

Collective action ×
Clear

Title
& Description

News Outlet
& Journalist

Date
& Location

MEDIA TYPE
& LENGTH

The Philadelphia Citizen

Jessica Blatt Press

28 October 2020

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A new learning pod at a church is serving at least 30 students in Philadelphia. The idea for the pod was the result of a listening tour with the community. “We heard directly from parents and caregivers about their ne...

The New York Times

Amelia Nierenberg

27 October 2020

United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Schools across the country are trying a different approach to teaching safely during the pandemic: outdoors teaching. This article provides four examples of schools implementing this method and how they did it, from t...

BBC

Ben Wyatt

27 October 2020

Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States

Radio

Over 15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

To prevent the mass stranding of dolphins on Cape Cod, staff and volunteers from the International Fund for Animal Welfare are utilizing technology to work efficiently and quickly to save these creatures. An app calle...

Reset

Katia Mullova

26 October 2020

United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

SkyTruth, a nonprofit environmental watchdog organization, is using satellite imagery and remote sensing data to identify and monitor the impacts of human industrial activity on the natural environment. Their service ...

The Current

Christiaan Mader

26 October 2020

Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

In southwestern Louisiana, the Acadiana Regional Coalition on Homelessness and Housing wrangled 19 hotels into a makeshift network during the pandemic to house people experiencing homelessness. With help from Beacon C...

Los Angeles Times

Maura Dolan

25 October 2020

San Francisco, California, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

San Francisco's "hammer and dance" approach to handling the coronavirus pandemic has helped the densely populated urban city begin to reopen ahead of much of the rest of California. Although the pandemic has undoubted...

The Baltimore Sun

Ben Leonard

23 October 2020

Maryland, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Two years after Maryland adopted a law allowing for court orders denying gun access to people at high risk of harming themselves or others, police and the public have invoked the law far more often than in most states...

Christian Science Monitor

Christa Case Bryant

21 October 2020

United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Cyber security simulations are taking place across the country to help everyone, from government officials to journalists, to identify election-related cyber threats and coordinated disinformation campaigns and make p...

Civil Eats

Hannah Wallace

21 October 2020

Portland, Oregon, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A program called Grandma’s Hands has begun hosting virtual dinner parties as a means of connecting and engaging with Black grandmothers during the coronavirus pandemic. Funded by a grant from the Oregon Department of ...

100 Days in Appalachia

Beth Ward

19 October 2020

Kentucky, United States

Text

Over 3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Several organizations — including the Kentucky Black Farmer Fund, Community Farm Alliance, and Black Soil: Our Better Nature — are working together to provide disaster relief funds during the COVID-19 pandemic to Blac...

The Verge

Nicole Wetsman

19 October 2020

United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

The uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and the health impacts it may have for different people prompted doctors from across the U.S. to create a national patient database to better study and understand how the virus int...

IowaWatch

Lyle Muller

16 October 2020

Osceola, Iowa, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Small hospitals in rural regions in America have quickly had to learn how to cope with the influx of COVID-19 cases during the pandemic. While many lessons have been learned, in Iowa, hospital personnel have seen succ...

KXAN-TV

Chris Nelson

Josh Hinkle

Laney Valian

Catenya McHenry

Ben Friberg

16 October 2020

United States

Broadcast TV News

Over 15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

This T.V. segment showcases multiple solutions used by school districts and nonprofits across the nation, from creating cell phone towers so students have access to reliable wifi, to curbside meals, to learning pods. ...

NBC News

Kate Snow

14 October 2020

Thibodaux, Louisiana, United States

Broadcast TV News

3-5 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

In southern Louisiana's Lafourche Parish, sheriff's deputy Valerie Martinez Jordan used her history as a domestic violence victim to create a countywide program to legally seize the guns of people convicted of domesti...

Vox

Julia Belluz

14 October 2020

Germany

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A combination of luck, learning, local responses, and listening has kept Germany's coronavirus cases manageable, even as the pandemic continues to impact much of the world. In particular, the ability to enact decentra...

The Guardian

Anne Pinto-Rodrigues

13 October 2020

Tamil Nadu, India

Text

Under 800 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A grassroots organization in Tamil Nadu, India has helped women farmers throughout the region to create "small informal farming groups" so that they can collectively lease land for their agriculture businesses. This c...

Montana Free Press

Sarah Aronson

13 October 2020

Montana, United States

Podcast

Over 15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Legal challenges have protected Native voting rights since the 1980s, when districts diluting native votes were ruled unconstitutional and redrawn. In 2012, three tribes sued to increase access to registration and pol...

WHYY

Miles Bryan

8 October 2020

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Radio

3-5 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Philadelphia's community of African business owners has created its own security net in the wake of the shutdown, which left many businesses closed or in debt. A traditional African system known as "susu" provided the...

Christian Science Monitor

Megan Janetsky

8 October 2020

Venezuela

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Facing a shortage of supplies amid the coronavirus pandemic and with little help from the government on the horizon, doctors and community members across Venezuela "created a grassroots support network" as a means of ...

Hakai Magazine

Nick Dall

8 October 2020

Kleinmond, South Africa

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A research project in a marine protected area (MPA) off the coast of South Africa brought fishers and scientists together to understand the abundance of fish and rock lobster in the waters. The project paid fishers to...

Stanford Social Innovation Review

JoAnna Haugen

Fall 2020

Nepal

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Tourists can travel to remote destinations in the Himalayas and help install solar technology in villages where residents live without electricity. GHE has used funds from the tourism component to electrify 100 villag...

U.S. News & World Report

Deidre McPhillips

7 October 2020

Minnesota, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

In Minnesota, tribal leaders from the Band of Chippewa Indians worked closely with state officials at the start of the coronavirus pandemic to implement measures that would reduce the impact of the pandemic in their c...

U.S. News & World Report

Devon Haynie

7 October 2020

Fond du Lac Reservation, Minnesota, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Leaders of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Minnesota acted early and aggressively when the coronavirus pandemic began sweeping the nation, and so far, it has appeared to have helped the region to kee...

South Dakota News Watch

Nick Lowrey

7 October 2020

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, South Dakota, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

An indigenous community has tapped into new technology to provide broadband internet access which is critical for virtual learning during the coronavirus shutdown of schools. Digital radio waves were used to broadcast...

Geneva Solutions

Michelle Langrand

6 October 2020

Senegal

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

There are over 250 rivers and lakes that are shared between countries, accounting for more than half of world's freshwater. This means that countries have to cooperate to share resources. In 1972, Mali, Senegal, and M...

I WORK IN, TEACH, OR STUDY JOURNALISM Not a journalist, but I want to learn about solutions.
AS A MEMBER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
  • Access our training curriculum or attend a training
  • Share your stories
  • Join a local community of journalists
  • Attend story workshops and events to hone your craft
  • Get funding and additional support
  • Access the full Solutions Story Tracker®
  • Save favorite stories and create collections in your user profile
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
TO JOIN, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (*=REQUIRED)

Not a journalist? Register here instead.



Your information will be used to complete your application, and to subscribe you to occasional updates. We will only send you relevant information, which may be sent to you through any channel for which you provide contact information to us. We may use this information to target content we send you, but we will never sell or transfer your information to 3rd parties for commercial or advertising purposes. We may use your information to connect you to 3rd parties for the purpose of improving your membership and enriching your professional network. You can unsubscribe at any time from any content delivery channel, or from all of them, though unsubscribing may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here.

Here is what you will get:
  • Unlimited access to thousands of stories from around the world
  • First look and access to new features, tools, and resources
  • Curated newsletters with top stories
  • Invitations to SolutionsU® community events
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
  • And much more to come…
It’s easy and will take less than 2 minutes.

Journalist or J-School? Register here instead.



Your information will be used to complete your application, and to subscribe you to occasional updates. We will only send you relevant information, which may be sent to you through any channel for which you provide contact information to us. We may use this information to target content we send you, but we will never sell or transfer your information to 3rd parties for commercial or advertising purposes. We may use your information to connect you to 3rd parties for the purpose of improving your membership and enriching your professional network. You can unsubscribe at any time from any content delivery channel, or from all of them, though unsubscribing may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here.

Photo Credits: Almudena Toral; Cody Pope; Matt Stokes; Kriston Bethel; Noah Friedman-Rudovsky

All other photos are licensed under Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license, and are credited to the following photographers: Rowan El Shimi; Samuele Arcidiacono; Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum 2017 © DW/H. W. Lamberz

Thank you to SurveyHero.com for letting us create online surveys for free