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Growing Agrihoods: The Next Frontier in Urban Revitalization

The way a city uses and reuses space has a powerful impact on its identity and economy. While some cities are experiencing a development boom and others a building slump, urban agrihoods could provide much-needed food, employment, and green space to cities trying to rebuild. That’s the idea behind the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative’s (MUFI) two-acre farm and agrihood-in-development in Detroit’s North End neighborhood.

ACLU, U.N. Speak Out Against Bills in 20 States Criminalizing Peaceful Protest

Since the election of Donald Trump, public protests such as the Women’s March, Climate March and the March for Science, have flourished. In response, more than 30 bills spanning 20 states have been introduced in an effort to increase the penalties for peaceful protest, according to the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation (ACLU). Representatives from the United Nations (UN) Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights...
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Looking into Priya's Mirror with Ram Devineni: a Comic Book Honoring Acid Attack Survivors

An Interview with Producer Ram Devineni "Priya’s Mirror is the second chapter in a comic series that blends real women’s stories of survival and perseverance with ancient mythological tales and delivers them in the accessible and colorful medium of a beautifully crafted comic book. The comic is offered freely and can be read and downloaded in English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and Hindi..."
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