Bikers Against Child Abuse offers empowerment and solidarity for children who’ve experienced abuse.

By Cecily Sailer and Jim Tuttle

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Homies Empowerment store provides food and home goods to East Oakland residents hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Martin do Nascimento

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An innovative program is helping Colorado’s marginalized populations find their voice.

By Katie Friel and Kelly West

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A network of partners in Pueblo, CO provides computers and wifi where online access is hard to come by.

By Cecily Sailer

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Ofelia Alonso is fighting for youth voices to be counted in the Rio Grande Valley.

By Kelly West

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University High School in Austin, TX, offers teens in recovery an education, a community, and the tools for sobriety.

By Cecily Sailer

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

By Jessica Salfia

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Elise Cutini led her Silicon Valley-based nonprofit to rapidly raise and distribute funds to address the mounting needs of the foster youth they serve.

By Martin do Nascimento

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A workforce development program in Pennsylvania helps incarcerated people find employment when they’re released.

By Jim Tuttle

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A Michigan physician reflects on the lessons learned during the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis.

By Katie Friel

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With buildings closed, the Austin Public Library shifts resources to maintain public service.

By Cecily Sailer

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Rebuilding his life after addiction and homelessness, Richard Barber turns to service for his neighbors.

By Cecily Sailer

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Professor Dede Sparks wants to raise awareness for the often unseen work that social workers do, the toll it can take, and how to build resilience for the days ahead.

By Dede Sparks

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The East Oakland Collective activates its city-wide network to support at-risk and underserved communities through the pandemic.

By Martin do Nascimento and Cecily Sailer

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An Austin nursing home caregiver joins her first organized protest as thousands rally for racial equality across the country.

By Cecily Sailer

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Graffiti artist Sloke One finds and creates inspiration during quarantine.

By Kelly West

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A photographer sets out to find two friends living on the streets of downtown Austin amid the pandemic.

By Camille Wheeler

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Oakland at Risk matches high-risk residents with neighbors who are ready to offer support.

By Martin do Nascimento and Austin Price

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Hospice chaplains are finding creative ways to connect with clients and provide comfort despite social distancing.

By Jim Tuttle and Cecily Sailer

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Dining room managers for Loaves and Fishes of Contra Costa are still serving meals, but miss gathering around a table.

By Martin do Nascimento and Cecily Sailer

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Cherice Harrison-Nelson stays grounded by the cultural traditions that her family has honored for generations.

By Kelly West

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White Pony Express is adapting every aspect of its operations to fight the growing food insecurity crisis in Contra Costa, California.

By Martin do Nascimento and Austin Price

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Amy Price is fundraising for Austin’s homeless in an altered landscape, and from a distance.

By Cecily Sailer

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Austin Doerr is trying to hold on to his family’s small business in the wake of stay-at-home orders.

By Kelly West

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A conversation with Serita Cox of iFoster on overcoming the digital divide between foster youth and their peers amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Martin do Nascimento

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With health issues that make her vulnerable to the coronavirus, 85-year-old Eloise is adjusting to life in quarantine.

By Jim Tuttle

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Homeless, living with HIV, and lacking antiretroviral medication, Bella Casebolt is fighting to survive.

By Martin do Nascimento

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For the president and CEO of Samaritan House, protecting at-risk residents during the COVID-19 crisis requires vigilance and hope.

By Cecily Sailer

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A grassroots effort in New Orleans is feeding front line hospital workers and helping local restaurants stay in business.

By Kelly West

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As COVID-19 arrived in Texas, nurse Andrea Dunn learned she’s six weeks pregnant with her second child.

By Cecily Sailer

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For many Texans concerned during the COVID-19 crisis, the 211 hotline offers verified information, reassurance, resources, and compassion.

By Cecily Sailer

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For birth worker Ellen Gonzalez, the COVID-19 crisis makes it more difficult to support and connect with her clients when they need her most.

By Kelly West

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Mutual aid organizations are forming across the country to fill in the gaps for their communities affected by COVID-19

By Kelly West

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