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"Beggar's Sign" by Eli Christman licensed under CC BY 2.0
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According to a new study, the gap between poor and rich regions is growing more. ...
Elections 2018 San Francisco Business Tax Homelessness
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco has come to be known around the world as a place for aggressive panhandling,...
"fisher's of men" by D.C.Atty licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Across the United States, more than 550,000 people are living on the streets on any given night, according to statistics...
George A Jones CEO
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George A. Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Bread for the City, discusses how community-based challenges impede in effectively serving low-income...
"Triangles " by Giuseppe Milo licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Earlier this week, the Michigan group MISafeKid recovered more than 120 children who were found during a sweep in Wayne...
CBS Donation MeToo
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NEW YORK (AP) — CBS has hired the consulting firm Rally to help disperse $20 million to groups dedicated to...
SmallBiz Small Talk Gender Discrimination
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NEW YORK (AP) — It can be subtle, like failing to make eye contact with a woman business owner but...
Paula Thompson in the studio
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Paula Thompson Felder, Executive Director of Voices for A Second Chance, discusses the organization's unique approach in helping incarcerated individuals...
"Tiny Houses" Photo courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute.
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Read our Nonprofit Spotlight interview with Sharon Lee, Executive Director of the Low Income Housing Institute, on how the organization...
"City Hall" by Tom Hilton licensed under CC BY 2.0
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New legislation under the Trump administration will prevent the distribution of visas to “same-sex partners of diplomats and leaders of...
Supreme Court Kavanaugh
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The moment conservatives have dreamed about for decades has arrived with Brett Kavanaugh joining the Supreme Court....
Melissa-Lopez
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Melissa M. Lopez, Executive Director of Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, discusses how often overlooked prejudices limit the abilities of...
"Bright, Bright, Bright (Sunshiney Day)" by David Goehring licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Salesforce announced earlier this month that its nonprofit organization, Salesforce Org, will be donating more than $18 million to Bay...
This Sept. 18, 2018 photo Provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation shows Robert Vijay Gupta, the Mark Houston Dalzell and James Dao-Dalzell First Chair Violin with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Founder and Artistic Director of Street Symphony plays his violin in his house in Los Angeles. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation on Thursday Oct. 4, 2018 named Gupta and 24 other academics, activists, artists, scholars and scientists, MacArthur fellows. The recipients will receive $625,000 over five years to use as they please. (Photo by John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation via AP)
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CHICAGO (AP) — A violinist who organizes concerts for the homeless, a professor whose research is being used to increase...
"I stand with Planned Parenthood" by Charlotte Cooper licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Missouri is now left with just one abortion clinic after several Planned Parenthood facilities have been affected by deficits in...
Albert-Mesta
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Alberto Mesta Jr., Branch Manager of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid El Paso, discusses the tremendous need for legal services for...
"Prison" by Benjamin Horn licensed under CC BY 2.0
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A new report from the Department of Justice’s Office of Inspector General found that the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ management...
Immigration Separating Families
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigration officials were not prepared this summer to manage the consequences of a "zero tolerance" policy at...
Immigration Gun Violence
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Among the thousands of immigrants who have been coming across the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months, many are seeking to...
Linda-Rivas
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Linda Rivas, Executive Director of Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center, discusses the importance of supporting all individuals, regardless of their...
Net Neutrality
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has approved the nation's strongest net neutrality law, prompting an immediate lawsuit...
Homeless Storage Lockers
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DENVER (AP) — Denver officials have removed large outdoor storage containers set up last year for homeless people after discovering...
Guns Bump Stocks
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The gunman in the Las Vegas mass shooting was armed with 23 AR-style weapons, 14 of them fitted with "bump...
Linda-Velarde-Poster-2
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Linda Velarde, Executive Director of Villa Maria, discusses how women who are homeless and without children can transition from crisis...

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