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In this Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 file photo, state Sen. Jim Nielsen, R-Gerber speaks on a bill before the Senate in Sacramento, Calif. Nielsen and other Republicans opposed a measure by Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, that would require California to consider releasing inmates 60 or older and who have served at least 25 years. Despite opposition the Legislature approved the bill and sent it to the governor. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — To ease overcrowding in state prisons, California lawmakers want to release more of the state's older...
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A new report shows that schools and housing continue to be segregated in the Richmond region,...
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UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — Ground has been broken on a project aimed at providing housing for homeless veterans in central...
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Tess Reynolds, Chief Executive Officer of New Door Ventures, discusses the process of molding successful paths for youths, in order...
A billboard displays a phone number for the National Human Trafficking Hotline, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. The FBI in Las Vegas is teaming with a billboard company to raise the profile in the fight to stop human trafficking in a state where brothels are legal in rural counties, but prostitution is illegal in cities like Las Vegas and Reno. (AP Photo/John Locher)
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The FBI in Las Vegas is teaming with an advertising company donating billboard space to raise...
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Recent cases throughout the US have highlighted the various ways in which the justice system fails to support individuals who...
FILE - In this Thursday, May 12, 2016, file photo, signage is seen outside a restroom at the 21c Museum Hotel in Durham, N.C. The Montana Supreme Court has ordered the attorney general to rewrite ballot language for an initiative that would require people to use public restrooms designated for their gender at birth. The court ruled Tuesday, Sept 19, 2017, in a challenge from the American Civil Liberties Union of Montana, saying the language didn't include the initiative's specific definition of "sex" and was otherwise vague. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court ordered the state attorney general to rewrite ballot language for an initiative...
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Eliza Byard, Executive Director of Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, discusses creating equal access to the benefits of a...
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DETROIT (AP) — A civil rights group has set up about two dozen tents along a Detroit street to provide...
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A program in Oklahoma City is allowing incarcerated pregnant women and mothers to spend time with their children rather than...
FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2017 file photo, a protester holds a sign at a rally at Metropolitan State University after President Donald Trump's decision to repeal a program protecting young immigrants from deportation in Denver. Colleges and universities nationwide are stepping up efforts to help the students who are often called "Dreamers," after the Trump administration announced plans last week to end that federal program protecting immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children. (AP Photo/Tatiana Flowers, File)
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BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Mixed signals from Washington over a possible agreement to preserve protections for young immigrants are increasing...
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Kathryn Wylde, President & CEO of Partnership for New York City, discusses the history of the organization and its impact...
A Rohingya Muslim woman cleans utensils near a polluted pond as her children stand near her in Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. With Rohingya refugees still flooding across the border from Myanmar, those packed into camps and makeshift settlements in Bangladesh were becoming desperate for scant basic resources as hunger and illness soared. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
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ROME (AP) — The number of chronically hungry people in the world is on the rise again after a decade...
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The National Institute of Health (NIH) will invest over $200,000 on transgender studies after a budget increase of $2 billion...
A cyclist passes the row of tents and tarps along the Santa Ana riverbed near Angel Stadium Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. Amid an uproar from residents, the city of Anaheim declared an emergency Wednesday in an attempt to cope with a ballooning homeless encampment along a popular riverbed trail and speed the addition of shelter beds. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The row of tents and tarps stretches two miles along the parched riverbed and houses hundreds...
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Bruce Ives, Chief Executive Officer of LifeMoves, discusses how the organization's individualized plans and services cater to homeless families that...
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows Philadelphia remains the nation's poorest big city.   ...
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego's mayor has announced a plan to erect three commercial-grade tents to house hundreds of...
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"Rebuilding will kick in quickly and a year or two down the road, these economies should be up and running...
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Martha Ryan, Founder & Executive Director of the Homeless Prenatal Program, shares the incredible genesis of the program that was...
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New York City public schools will offer all students free lunch at school for this new school year.   ...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown and top lawmakers announced Tuesday that they plan to spend $30 million...
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The San Francisco Chronicle conducted an analysis on the state of homelessness in California and found that the issue is...
Kirk Rose
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Kirk Rose, Executive Director of Anchorage Community Trust, explains how they help the community of Mountain View through Community Development...

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