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Why do we waste so much food?

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Nearly 50 million people in the U.S. do not know where their next meal will come from; meanwhile, 40 percent of the country’s produce ends up in the garbage. Continue reading

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Can Los Angeles end veteran homelessness?

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There are approximately 45,000 homeless people in the city, 4,000 of whom are veterans. Continue reading

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Police response to Texas pool party prompts outrage

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Video of an altercation between a white police officer and black teenagers outside a pool in a Dallas suburb gained national attention due to the officer’s behavior. Continue reading

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Teachers’ guide to LGBT youth resources

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The following list of resources is designed to aid teachers that are looking for ways to support LGBT students. Understanding LGBT youth First Person | PBS…read more

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Why an author went undercover as an Islamic State recruit – Class Discussion

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By Jordan Mambert The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is an extremist militant group that is capturing and occupying territories in northern…read more

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