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From New York to California, prison gardening programs serve as cost-effective food sources and provide inmates with better nutrition.
Marcus Harrison Green | Mar 24, 2016
Studies show kids held in solitary confinement experience long-lasting psychological damage. Activists hope a wave of local and national policy changes means widespread reform is on the way.
Marcus Harrison Green | Feb 29, 2016
Irving Allen on creating an inclusive movement. “You’re not organizing unless you’re training up the next generation.”
Marcus Harrison Green | Feb 17, 2016
In Chicago, low-income kids don’t usually have the opportunity to travel outside their own neighborhoods. My Block, My Hood, My City is changing that.
Marcus Harrison Green | Feb 16, 2016
Early results show Seattle passing the Honest Elections ballot initiative. Voters will receive four $25 “democracy vouchers” every election year, which they can donate to the campaign of their choice.
Marcus Harrison Green | Oct 30, 2015
Internalized racism prevented me from seeing how the system works.
Marcus Harrison Green | Oct 17, 2015
For their new book, H. Luke Shaefer and Kathryn J. Edin followed the lives of America’s poorest families to find out what they need to break out of poverty, and how to make it happen.
Marcus Harrison Green | Sep 24, 2015
The resolution, which passed unanimously, endorses the goal of having no kids in detention in Seattle. It’s a move that chips away at the school-to-prison pipeline.
Marcus Harrison Green | Sep 22, 2015
Neighbors are helping crowdfund the dreams of local entrepreneurs, giving community businesses the chance to expand with interest-free loans.
Marcus Harrison Green | Sep 8, 2015
New York and San Francisco both suffer from soaring rents and gentrification, despite decades of regulation. How Seattle socialist Kshama Sawant plans to do affordable housing right.
Marcus Harrison Green | Jul 29, 2015
Five reasons baby boxes are more than cutesy cardboard containers, from offering a safe place to sleep to giving an equal start in life.
Marcus Harrison Green | May 23 2016