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"Grand Canyon_Native American Heritage Day_0298" by Grand Canyon National Park licensed under CC BY 2.0
Justice & Poverty, News
Based on recent findings published by Children’s Health and the University of Texas, one in five children live in poverty...
"Reese is Sad" by Donnie Ray Jones licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
Based on recent findings published by Children’s Health and the University of Texas, one in five children live in poverty...
"Prison break" by Marcin Wichary licensed under CC BY 2.0
Justice & Poverty, News
The state of Massachusetts has expanded opportunities for inmates to shorten their prison sentences by participating in rehabilitation programs. ...
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Environment, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Jason Edens, Director of Rural Renewable Energy Alliance (RREAL), discusses the impact of investing $5 billion in energy assistance every...
"Children in Palestine" by Rain Rannu licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
Earlier this week,the U.S Democratic. Representative from Minnesota, Betty McCollum, introduced a bill to help promote human rights by preventing...
The Bail Project
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
NEW YORK (AP) — A national effort is launching that aims to help low-income defendants get out of jail by...
LGBT Laws
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
At the U.S. Capitol and in most statehouses nationwide, supporters of LGBT rights are unable to make major gains these...
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Children & Families, Education, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Tess Reynolds, Chief Executive Officer of New Door Ventures, discusses the process of molding successful paths for youths, in order...
Church Shooting Gun Debate
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
evin Kelley, who carried out the massacre at a Texas church, was able to buy four guns even though he...
Houston Homeless
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's mayor said Thursday a court order that's letting homeless camps stay in place despite a city...
Yemen
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The United Nations and more than 20 aid groups said Thursday that the Saudi-led coalition's tightening...
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Children & Families, Education, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Eliza Byard, Executive Director of Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, discusses creating equal access to the benefits of a...
"Climate change in Kenya" by Africa Progress Panel licensed under CC BY 2.0
Environment, Justice & Poverty, News
According to reports from senior military and security experts, the number of refugees fleeing countries affected by climate change over...
"Paul Kawata at the United States Conference on AIDS" Photo Courtesy of:  National Minority AIDS Council
Health, Justice & Poverty, News, Nonprofit Spotlight
Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with National Minority AIDS Council executive director Paul Kawata on the organization’s mission to extend treatment...
Church Shooting Texas
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
Gun-rights supporters have seized on the Texas church massacre as proof of the well-worn saying that the best answer to...
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Justice & Poverty, Previews
Kathryn Wylde, President & CEO of Partnership for New York City, discusses the history of the organization and its impact...
Homeless Crisis On The Coast
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
SEATTLE (AP) — In a park in the middle of a leafy, bohemian neighborhood where homes list for close to...
Immmigration Prosecutions
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
PHOENIX (AP) — When U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered his get-tough-on-immigration speech in the border city of Nogales early...
"Drunk" by Chris Yarzab licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Health, Justice & Poverty, News
With the majority of Americans living paycheck-to-paycheck, severe health issues are negatively affecting many workers.   ...
Bruce Ives
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Bruce Ives, Chief Executive Officer of LifeMoves, discusses how the organization's individualized plans and services cater to homeless families that...
"UC Berkeley" by Charlie Nguyen licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Education, Justice & Poverty, News
The rise of housing costs in California have prohibited students from attending colleges in the state, according to a new...
"Prison" by Drew Duncan licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
A women’s prison in Indianapolis is helping to transform the housing crisis within the area.   ...
Gun Deaths
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. rate for gun deaths has increased for the second straight year, following 15 years...
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Children & Families, Health, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Martha Ryan, Founder & Executive Director of the Homeless Prenatal Program, shares the incredible genesis of the program that was...

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