Social Entrepreneurs vs. Poverty

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In the impoverished community of Bonton, it takes a three-hour bus ride just to reach the nearest grocery store. But the neighborhood is now home to one of the largest urban farms in the US - offering jobs, nutrition programs, and more.More Info about How urban farming saved a Dallas community
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50% of people released from prison return within three years. This program is changing that.More Info about For people in prison, a second chance to give back
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A remarkable transformation is taking place in several inner-city Chicago schools, and it's resulting in fewer gangs, drugs, and homicides. Could this new model of group therapy be the cause, and is it scalable?More Info about The mental health movement for Chicago’s inner city youth
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This 51-acre neighborhood for the homeless will be the first of its kind in the U.S. to have 3D printed homes.More Info about 3D printed homes for the homeless
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After his dad died, he struggled in high school and ended up getting a DUI. Stuck in dead-end jobs, he responded to a nonprofit’s post for free skilled labor training - and his whole life changed.More Info about The lost art of apprenticeship
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unCommon Construction offers a unique alternative to your typical internship for high school students. Their program turns build sites into real-world classrooms where interns learn the soft skills they’ll need to succeed in the workforce.More Info about Turning a construction site into a classroom
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Meet the innovative group connecting people with housing — and a job that can pay for it.More Info about Can the apartment industry help solve homelessness?
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Acts Housing is empowering low-income families by offering resources for every step of the process, from financial counselors to home renovation support.More Info about From homeless to homeowner with a $6K fixer-upper
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