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9th Street Community Garden is a haven in the East Village

9th Street Community Garden from Pavement Pieces on Vimeo. Tucked away in small corners and on empty lots of the concrete jungle, are tiny havens of greenery – New York City’s community gardens. In a city with more buildings than trees, these gardens have become important assets for residents. They provide the opportunity for people to explore gardening techniques and […]

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Activists push Democratic leadership on Green New Deal

Protesters block the entrances to Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s Midtown Manhattan office. They  want to make a statement about their commitment to getting the Green New Deal passed. Photo by Emma Bolton. Environmental activists are still pressuring lawmakers to embrace the Green New Deal, despite that it has already been voted down in the Senate. While Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer […]

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Opioid Usage in Philadelphia Leads to Increase in HIV Diagnoses

While the opioid crisis in Philadelphia has been a status quo for years, this endless drug use is causing a new problem: an increase in HIV rates for the first time since the mid-2000s.

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Dignity provides a spiritual home for LGBTQI Catholics to worship

For nearly 50 years, Dignity/New York has been providing this  community with a space free from traditional rhetoric that condemns same-sex attraction.

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The Opioid Epidemic: The Community Of Pasco County

The opioid epidemic is overwhelming Pasco County, Florida.

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Slow trains and delays make late night commutes an awful ride home

For many New Yorkers who work after the MTA’s peak hours of 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., it’s a hassle to get home.

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As parents overdose, Pasco County schools becomes overburdened

 Pasco County, Florida, is a primarily white middle-class community perfectly nestled between the Gulf of Mexico’s sunny beaches and Disney World. But despite being in the sunniest state and close to the happiest place on earth, it is clouded by addiction. Parents are getting high, children are being neglected and teachers are desperately seeking help as the opioid crisis […]

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NY high maternal mortality rates lead to legislation

The bill, which is expected to be signed into law this year, will establish a Maternal Mortality Review Board that promises to “review maternal mortality and morbidity, analyze their causes and disseminate strategies for reducing the risks.” 

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Hyperlocal NYC Neighborhoods

National news dominates the headlines, but city neighborhood issues dominate what is in the minds of most New Yorkers. Listen to what they have to say about the challenges their communities face.

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The Opioid Epidemic: The Students of Pasco County

The number of opiod related deaths in Pasco County, Florida, is 30 percent higher than the state average.