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"Caribou and Brooks Range, Arctic NWR" by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters licensed under CC BY 2.0
Environment, News
The debate over whether to continue protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge or to open it up for oil...
"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...
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Arts, Media & Culture, Previews
Jeff Hanks, Program and Production Manager at Lakeland Public Television, discusses the various factors that help shape the station’s diverse...
"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...
"Flags" by Ray_LAC licensed under CC BY 2.0
Foundations, News
The media company Univision is set to launch the Univision Foundation which will focus on improving and promoting the well-being...
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Arts, Media & Culture, Previews
Bill Sanford, General Manager of Lakeland Public Television, discusses how small market PBS-affiliate stations across the country tackle funding obstacles...
MED--Digital Pill
AP, Health, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that alerts doctors when the medication has...
Isaac Gbalea holds a therapy pig, Frankie, wile reading at Franklin Elementary on Nov. 15, 2017 in Muscatine, Iowa. The elementary school in eastern Iowa is using a therapy pig to help special education students manage emotions and focus on learning. The Muscatine Journal reports that Frankie the pig serves as a calming mechanism. (Zachary Oren Smith/Muscatine Journal via AP)
AP, Children & Families, Education, News
MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — An elementary school in eastern Iowa is using a therapy pig to help special education students...
Matt Varilek
Foundations, Previews
Matt Varilek, President of the Initiative Foundation, discusses one of the many projects that the organization supports through seed grants....
Art Collection University
AP, Arts, Media & Culture, News
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Modern art rarely seen by the public will be displayed at the University of California, Irvine,...
Trump Elephant Trophies
AP, Environment, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said it will allow the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for...
Andrea Ohnstad
Children & Families, Previews
Andrea Ohnstad, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area, discusses three key enrichment programs that...
"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. ...
"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...
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Children & Families, INSIGHT, Previews
Andrea Ohnstad, Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Club of the Bemidji Area, discusses serving girls, boys and families...
"Colony Farm watershed" by Simon Fraser University licensed under CC BY 2.0
Environment, Foundations, News
The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation donated $30 million for watershed conservation projects across the U.S.   ...
"Retiree resources abound at annual appreciation day" by Fort George G. Meade Public Affairs Office licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
Health experts at the American Heart Association issued new guidelines for high blood pressure earlier this week, which likely means...
Bill Blackwell Jr.
Education, Previews
Bill Blackwell Jr., Director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University (BSU), discusses creating a strong support...
Puerto Rican Students Exodus
AP, Education, News
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ten-year-old Anthony Valencia says that after Hurricane Maria destroyed his home in Puerto Rico he played...
"jo0821.JPG" by Mark Goebel licensed under CC BY 2.0
Arts, Media & Culture, News
The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art will finally be completed in December after years in the making, and will add...
Laura Seter
Arts, Media & Culture, Environment, Previews
Laura Seter, Executive Director of Region 2 Arts Council, discusses the importance of innovation in the arts to drive positive...
Super Invader
AP, Environment, News
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The tallow tree, a "super invader" with toxic leaves and no natural enemies in North America,...
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...
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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...
Teen Suicides
AP, Children & Families, Health, News
CHICAGO (AP) — An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged...
"Bhupendra Sheoran, Executive Director of YTH at a workshop" Photo Courtesy of: YTH
Children & Families, Health, News, Nonprofit Spotlight
Excerpt: Youth Health Tech has helped hundreds of youth around the globe to overcome their most urgent health challenges...
Glen Gentele - Orlando Museum of Art
Arts, Media & Culture, Previews
Glen Gentele, Director & CEO of the Orlando Museum of Art, discusses the profound impact of placing art in the...
"bill gates" by Sebastian Vital licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Foundations, Health, News
SEATTLE (AP) — Bill Gates says he's giving $50 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease.   ...
Racism in Schools
AP, Education, News
CHICAGO (AP) — Maryland students using their shirts to spell a racial slur used against black people at a rally....
Sara Reisman
Arts, Media & Culture, Previews
Sara Reisman, Artistic Director of the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, discusses the importance of supporting public arts organizations that...

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