Good News - Coronavirus

In the midst of COVID-19, there have always been people making a difference. We're celebrating global progress against coronavirus, and sharing the ways we can make a positive difference.

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This City Has a New Way To Fight Homelessness With COVID Aid

In the Dallas area, more than a dozen nonprofits and government agencies joined forces to launch a new program using the COVID federal aid, aiming for successes that other localities could replicate.
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16 Best (RED) Products To Fight AIDS & Save Lives in 2022

You can do your part to support to fight pandemics by simply shopping (RED). Here are the best products that help fight AIDS and COVID.
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U.S. Cities Are Getting Rid of Fines & Fees Seen Fueling Race & Income Gaps

From San Francisco to the Midwest to New York, the pandemic has triggered a policy rethink about the fairness of fines and fees for prison phone calls, overdue library books, and parking violations.
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In May 2021, Think College Now elementary students sit in class after returning to in-person learning.

How One City Closed the Digital Divide for Nearly All Its Students

As of February, the city had provided nearly 36,000 laptops and more than 11,500 hot spots to low-income public school students.
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Paul Farmer

The World Is Celebrating the Life of Dr. Paul Farmer

World-renowned infectious disease expert, humanitarian, and equitable global health advocate Dr. Paul Farmer just passed away. Let's look at his legacy.
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Frontline Heroes

Good News: 9 Frontline Heroes Worth Celebrating

Meet the frontline heroes making a difference during COVID, natural disasters, mental health crises, and more
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How the Tiny-Home Movement Is Providing More Than Just a Roof To People Experiencing Homelessness

Cities and nonprofits across the country are building communities of tiny homes to safely house people amid covid and cold winters. Proponents say tiny homes give people dignity and privacy, but some advocates for homeless people say they don't go far enough.
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Librarians Are Playing a New Frontline Role In Combating COVID

Public libraries nationwide are handing out test kits and masks in a growing effort by counties and cities to better protect their residents from the virus.
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Staying Pawsitive: The Best Good News Stories About Dogs

Happy news about dogs doing good for people and the planet — and hopeful stories of people doing good for dogs.
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We can't just hope for a brighter day, we have to work for a brighter day. — Dolly Parton quote

Best Inspirational Dolly Parton Quotes About Life & Love

A curated list of Dolly’s best quotes about making a difference, filling the world with positivity, and living a life of purpose.
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