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Solutions for women who can't afford postpartum care
Mothers and community members are joining forces to supply much-needed support and resources to moms dealing with postpartum mental health issues. From physical items to words of encouragement, many new mothers realize that help is closer than they imagined.
Solutionaries: Need community and some help? Join a time bank.
Communities worldwide have banded together to create mutual aid networks fueled by reciprocity and care for one another. Timebanks consist of members who offer services and skills in exchange for time credits. Those credits are banked to be used at a later time. Once a member wants to spend their credits, they can ask another member for a good or service.
Solutionaries: What can be done about policing in America?
It’s probably a word you’ve never heard before, but it’s not made up: A Solutionary is someone who recognizes a problem or injustice in society, and comes up with creative and innovative ways to tackle those inequities, thus making the world a better place, one step at a time.
How ‘modern slavery’ thrives in the U.S. through visa programs
Sex trafficking and human smuggling make big headlines in Texas. They are both forms of human trafficking that victimizes many. Yet experts say another form of trafficking that is easier to accomplish is creating what many consider modern day slavery.
See something, say something: Anonymous tip lines successful in stopping possible school threats, attackers
School districts around the country are working to beef up security measures. This school year, safety of students is top of mind more than ever. That's why school systems like Roanoke City are having to rethink the way they do things.
Locking in safety: This product aims to keep students safe in the classroom
A quarter of Nightlock annual sales were shipped just in June, and the owners believe the tragic shootings in Uvalde and Oxford and school districts wanting to prepare for the upcoming school year contributed to the dramatic increase in sales.
Protecting pedestrians: How this innovative program is creating safer streets
The National Highway Traffic Safety Admiration reports an increase in traffic fatalities over the last two years. However, programs like Vision Zero have been adopted by cities around the country. The mission is to create safer roads for pedestrians, drivers, and cyclists.