“Tradition and culture are really at the core of who we are … It’s how we heal.”

By Claudia Boyd-Barrett

Photos by Martin do Nascimento

Mental Health, Public Safety, Recovery

A network of organizations in California reimagines how reports of domestic violence are handled.

By Claudia Boyd-Barrett

Photos by Martin do Nascimento

Health, Public Safety, Racial equality

Using her skills as a trapeze artist, Erin Carey became a wildland firefighter to give back to her community.

By Nic Coury

Housing, Mental Health, Pandemic Profiles, Public Safety

A growing Austin-based program provides free hotel rooms and new paths for survivors of domestic violence.

By Jim Tuttle

COVID-19, Housing, Public Safety

Teachers in Appalachia face additional hardships during the pandemic, as districts push for in-person learning.

By Jessica Salfia

COVID-19, Education, Health, Opinion, Public Safety, Work

For too long, state and local governments have improperly equated public safety with law enforcement.

By Abena Subira Mackall

Mental Health, Opinion, Public Safety, Racial equality