La Cocina, a nonprofit incubator for low-income food entrepreneurs, has adapted to the pandemic by finding new ways to feed the local community and support their growing network of graduates.
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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Reporting Fellow alum Divya Mishra reports on how the pandemic has left thousands of unaccompanied minors in Greece without adequate shelter or food.
The controversy of a proposed mine in Minnesota is about more than jobs or the environment. It’s about the identity of a region, one with a long history of mining that lies near an iconic wilderness area.
Children champion tree planting as hundreds of people grapple with acute water scarcity in Bunambutye landslides resettlement villages amidst the fight against the novel coronavirus in Uganda.
Community-driven initiatives to provide water, sanitation, and awareness in Kibera, the largest informal settlement in Africa, are also helping protect vulnerable residents against COVID-19
As the Arctic warms, the Alaska Native Inupiat adapt to changing conditions at the very northern tip of the United States.
The museum quickly adapted to pandemic pressures with rich online content and virtual events.
The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Laurent House in Rockford, Illinois, is once again open for visitors, but financial and logistical challenges still lie ahead for the museum.
An investigation by Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism found the areas with the highest number of COVID-19 infections and deaths coincide with the counties with the highest proportion of Puerto Ricans in the United States.
Before it was outlawed, the Brazilian government federally isolated leprosy patients in remote colonies. Decades later, the children of these patients are calling for federal reparations.
The Peoria Riverfront Museum's Virtual Museum project officially launched on March 19, the day before Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker’s statewide stay-at-home order went into effect.
As with many immigrants, Connie and Ricardo's stores represent the physical proof of their success. But they have balanced pressure to reopen with safety concerns throughout the pandemic.