The American Rescue Plan provided an opportunity for smaller communities to democratize their budgeting.
The climate crisis and the pandemic are spurring local governments to take action—and finally begin to address chronic homelessness.
Public health and communications experts from Michigan, Indiana, Mississippi, and South Carolina discuss efforts to encourage people in their states and local communities to get vaccinated.
Getting communities of color vaccinated is a matter of racial justice—and that means confronting the history of medical racism in the U.S. and massive online misinformation.
Efforts to decolonize forest protection have been stalling for years. COVID-19 might give the movement the urgency it needs.
Activist groups are pressuring wealthy countries and the World Trade Organization to let poorer countries manufacture their own vaccines. They just won a big victory.
As government-run health care buckles under India’s second COVID wave, residents are turning to social media to try to locate life-saving care.
A new generation of medical professionals is tasked with undoing decades of hospitals’ easy reliance on single-use plastic.
Already facing health and education gaps, refugees in San Diego banded together during the pandemic to define their own challenges and create their own solutions.
One thing we’ve learned celebrating during the pandemic is how to go back to the essence of Ramadan.