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People, governments, and organizations are addressing housing insecurity, homelessness, and affordable housing

11 Ways to Safely Reduce Abortions Without Removing Access

There’s no evidence that banning abortion reduces the number of abortions. There are, however, a few data-backed, safe, and effective ways to reduce the number of abortions.
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Community Land Trusts Are Making Housing Affordable — Because It's Owned By the Community

The affordable housing crisis in the United States has deep roots. But one approach that’s gaining some traction is to separate homeownership from land prices.
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The 7 Countries Accepting the Most Ukrainian Refugees

To determine which countries have taken in the most people fleeing Ukraine since fighting broke out on February 24, Stacker compiled refugee data from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
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The Invisible Climate Refugee Crisis Is Finally Getting a Spotlight

This legal definition of refugees, unfortunately, doesn’t include those who have to flee their homes because of the climate crisis. But it should.
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Camden, Newark, & Baltimore Lead in Building Equitable Access to Urban Tree Canopy

Maps of the hottest areas in major American cities often correspond almost directly to redlined areas on maps from nearly a century ago. Tree equity is an opportunity to create positive change.
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How Cleveland Is Salvaging Old Buildings To Create a New Circular Economy

When two Cleveland-area nonprofits embarked on major building projects, they also set the lofty goal of going green. They used deconstruction, or the practice of carefully dismantling old buildings for reuse, to reduce the amount of waste going to a landfill.
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The 31 Best Quotes About Hunger & Feeding the Poor

These inspiring quotes remind us of the importance of acknowledging the problem of hunger and working together to fight this global justice issue.
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This Organization Equips Frontline Communities Fighting for Environmental & Racial Justice

Diverse grassroots organizations are underfunded; This Black woman-led nonprofit is doing something about it
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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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This Czech City Is Modeling How Communities Can Support Migrant Populations

The city of Brno’s growing migrant population had been mostly served by NGOs. It wasn’t enough. So the city brought the work in-house.
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