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Catalysts
A Home Helping Teen Moms Break the Cycle of Generational Poverty
A Home Helping Teen Moms Break the Cycle of Generational Poverty
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Catalysts
A Home Helping Teen Moms Break the Cycle of Generational Poverty

Hope House in Denver is changing lives for generations to come.

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Teen pregnancy is highly linked to poverty and lower educational outcomes. Only about 50% of teen mothers receive a high school diploma by age 22, compared with 90% of women without a teen birth. This is a vulnerable population who often have nowhere to turn. Early and effective intervention can give mothers the tools to continue their education and become self-sufficient, giving them a path to self-sufficiency changes lives for…

#Fixingjustice - Sentencing Reform
A Mother’s Wish for Her Son’s Killer
A Mother’s Wish for Her Son’s Killer
#Fixingjustice - Sentencing Reform
A Mother’s Wish for Her Son’s Killer

DeVitta Briscoe never had a chance to request a lighter sentence for the man who shot her son.

By Amanda Winkler

DeVitta Briscoe never had a chance to request a lighter sentence for the man who shot her son.

#fixingjustice - Policing
How to Hold Police Accountable
How to Hold Police Accountable
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#fixingjustice - Policing
How to Hold Police Accountable

The Invisible Institute is making Chicago police complaints easily available to the public—and is helping hold police accountable.

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Any list of the most influential reporters on criminal justice reform in recent years would have to include Jamie Kalven.

As Julie Bosman of The New York Times put it plainly, "If not for the reporting of Jamie Kalven, an independent journalist in Chicago, the world might never have known the name Laquan McDonald, a black teenager who was shot 16 times by a police officer as he walked…

#fixingjustice - Policing
Community Policing is Back in Vogue. But Does it Work?
Community Policing is Back in Vogue. But Does it Work?
#fixingjustice - Policing
Community Policing is Back in Vogue. But Does it Work?

As police departments look for ways to rebuild trust with their communities, an increasing number are turning to new community…

By Natalia Megas

As police departments look for ways to rebuild trust with their communities, an increasing number are turning to new community policing programs. But are they effective? As with most things, it depends on what you measure.

3 Ways To Think About the Future
3 Ways To Think About the Future
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3 Ways To Think About the Future

Why don’t we have a moon base? A cartoonist and a scientist explain.

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Zach Weinersmith, creator of the Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal webcomic and Kelly Weinersmith, professor and scientist, explain how to think about the future - a focus of their new illustrated book “Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything.”

The New York Times best-selling book has been praised for its exciting and nuanced looks at ten technologies that could change the world dramatically. In this interview, they explain their…

Crossing the Divide
Can a Single Conversation Really Change Someone's Mind? This Research Says Yes.
Can a Single Conversation Really Change Someone's Mind? This Research Says Yes.
Crossing the Divide
Can a Single Conversation Really Change Someone's Mind? This Research Says Yes.

After studying a team of canvassers, two researchers found that a single conversation can have a significant and lasting impact…

By Michael O'Shea

After studying a team of canvassers, two researchers found that a single conversation can have a significant and lasting impact on a person's opinion.

Crossing The Divide
LGBT Rights: The Power of a Single Conversation
LGBT Rights: The Power of a Single Conversation
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Crossing The Divide
LGBT Rights: The Power of a Single Conversation

Why a gay rights activist started a movement to talk to thousands who voted against gay marriage.

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After Californians voted against gay marriage in 2008, Dave Fleischer, head of the Leadership LAB at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, knew he had to do something different to reach people. Dave and his team embarked on an ambitious task to talk to as many people who who disagreed with them as they could. They used a technique called “deep canvassing” where activists connect with people using personal stories to…

Pop Revolution
How Skate Punks are Ushering in a New Era of Freedom in Myanmar
How Skate Punks are Ushering in a New Era of Freedom in Myanmar
Pop Revolution
How Skate Punks are Ushering in a New Era of Freedom in Myanmar

For decades, Myanmar, also known as Burma, was ruled by a repressive military junta. Then, in 2011, things began to…

By Michael O'Shea

For decades, Myanmar, also known as Burma, was ruled by a repressive military junta. Then, in 2011, things began to change.

On The Cusp
This Week in Ideas: Building a Cheaper MRI, Reconciling God and AI, and The Next Einstein
This Week in Ideas: Building a Cheaper MRI, Reconciling God and AI, and The Next Einstein
On The Cusp
This Week in Ideas: Building a Cheaper MRI, Reconciling God and AI, and The Next Einstein

Rethinking the MRI machine, how will Christianity handle advanced tech, and is this 7-year-old the next Einstein?

By Mike Riggs

Rethinking the MRI machine, how will Christianity handle advanced tech, and is this 7-year-old the next Einstein?