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"New Mexico State Flag -- The Capitol Santa Fe (NM)" by Ron Cogswell licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A new report says quality of life is low for children in New Mexico. ...
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Justice & Poverty, News, Nonprofit Spotlight
Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Arcadia Center’s Executive Director Pamela Hess on the organization’s mission to create a sustainable food...
"Paris, Las Vegas" by Tyler Merbler licensed under CC BY 2.0
Foundations, Justice & Poverty, News
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Department of Housing and Urban Development has given 49 Nevada organizations nearly $16 million...
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Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Theresa Eclov, Executive Director of Faith in Action for Cass County, discusses the role of volunteers and the community in...
Homelessness Grants
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
President Donald Trump's administration announced $2 billion in grants Thursday for local agencies trying to help the homeless even as...
"Wheelchair" by zeevveez licensed under CC BY 2.0
Justice & Poverty, News
With the social media campaign #MeToo gaining worldwide momentum, a group of individuals are gaining a greater voice within the...
Homeless Encampment
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Officials in Southern California on Monday notified hundreds of homeless people camped out along a dusty...
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Justice & Poverty, Previews
Hanna Klemm, Farm Manager of the Bemidji Community Food Shelf, discusses the success and impact of the farm project on...
Trump El Salvador
AP, Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's decision to end special protections for nearly 200,0000 Salvadoran immigrants filled many Salvadoran families...
In this Oct. 10, 2017 photo, The Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. The Supreme Court is refusing to intervene in a legal fight over a Mississippi law that lets government workers and private business people cite their own religious beliefs to deny services to LGBT people. Opponents say the law could lead to discrimination against those who support same-sex marriage. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is refusing to intervene in a legal fight over a Mississippi law that lets...
"walking the toughest beat" by Robert Couse-Baker licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Jim Justice has declared a state of emergency over short-staffing at jails.   ...
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Environment, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Hanna Klemm, Farm Manager of the Bemidji Community Food Shelf, discusses the success and impact of the farm project on...
" Education efforts at Las Mareas Elementary School" by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Education, Justice & Poverty, News
More than 20,000 students have left schools across Puerto Rico’s campuses and more than 160 schools have closed after the...
"human_trafficking_image_free" by Imagens Evangélicas licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
Across the east coast harsh winter conditions have caused classrooms to begin falling apart, with heaters not functioning properly and...
"Homeless in Seattle" by Rennett Stowe licensed under CC BY 2.0
Justice & Poverty, News
The city of Seattle is following national trends of homelessness that has impacted other US communities.   ...
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Environment, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Mary Mitchell, Executive Director of the Bemidji Community Food Shelf, discusses the significant moment in history that inspired the creation...
"Southern standards" by Jennifer Woodard Maderazo licensed under CC BY 2.0
Justice & Poverty, News
Foods that are served in prisons are not only subpar, but also causing many inmates across the U.S. to face...
Gay Panic Defense Illinois
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
CHICAGO (AP) — Starting in January, Illinois will bar a rare criminal defense allowing the use of a victim's sexual...
"New York City, Manhattan" by (vincent desjardins) licensed under CC BY 2.0
Justice & Poverty, News
In New York City there are more than 63,000 homeless individuals relying on shelters in the city and of that...
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Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Denae Alamano, Executive Director of United Way of Bemidji Area, discusses how the organization mobilizes the power of caring in...
"Beggar" by John Christian Fjellestad licensed under CC BY 2.0
Justice & Poverty, News
According to a new investigation conducted by the United Nations, Americans are now facing extreme poverty at unprecedented rates.   ...
Urban Violence Two Worlds
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When she started an urban farm in one of Indianapolis' roughest neighborhoods, retired chemist Aster Bekele wanted...
Serbia Migrants
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An estimated 258 million people have left their birth countries and are now living in other...
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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...

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