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The Case for Universal Free School Meals – Teddy Waszazek (POY 52)

Teddy Waszazek led the universal free school meals campaign in Vermont, and now they’re a law in the state. Here he shares what he learned.

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[The Best Kind] Healing Baltimore’s Trauma and Violence – Freedom Jones (TBK 05)

Freedom Jones directs anti-violence programs at LifeBridge’s Center for Hope. Here’s why they care so deeply about healing Baltimore’s trauma.

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[The Best Kind] Helping Baltimoreans Return Home From Prison – Dawna Cobb (TBK 04)

Dawna Cobb co-founded Return Home Baltimore to help the formerly incarcerated find what they need and restart their lives after prison.

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SPECIAL: How You Can Help the Women’s Rights Movement (POY 48)

Advocates from three women’s rights causes — financial feminism, the Equal Rights Amendment, and clinic defense — share actions you can take to help women.

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[2023 UPDATE] Fighting for Our Right to Repair What We Own – Gay Gordon-Byrne (POY 36)

Gay Gordon-Byrne directs The Repair Association, a group of repair professionals and advocates fighting to make the products we buy easy to repair again.

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Violence In Cities Like Baltimore Can Be Stopped – Anthony Barksdale (POY 32)

Anthony Barksdale is a retired commissioner from the Baltimore Police Department. He believes violence can be solved, and he’s committed to see that happen.

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The Georgia Justice Project: Restorative Justice in the South – Doug Ammar (POY 20)

Doug Ammar directs the Georgia Justice Project, which supports those the criminal justice system harms. He boosts the restorative justice approach to crime.

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Visiting the Lonely in an Alabama Detention Center – Katherine Weathers (POY 09)

Katherine Weathers is a detention center volunteer in Alabama. She is part of a group that visits men awaiting deportation in a socially isolated facility.