The GOOD 100: Streetsblog The GOOD 100: Streetsblog
The GOOD 100: Streetsblog
Livable StreetsOne sign of a healthy democracy is whether people are permitted to gather in the street. Yet in U.S. cities, most public space is reserved for (and filled with) cars-significantly curbing the other activities that can take place therein. That's why Aaron Naparstek founded Streetsblog, an open forum for realizing a transition from car-centric cities to people-centric cities. What began as a conversation for New Yorkers has found traction in urban centers across the country, evolving to include a variety of efforts under the umbrella of the Livable Streets Initiative. Now, in an extension of that effort, Streetfilms is pushing the same agenda through film. So far, they've had quite an impact: It was only by getting Mayor Gavin Newsom to view an eight-minute Streetfilm on the Ciclovia events in Bogotá, Colombia, that bike coalitions were able to make San Francisco's car-free Sunday festivals (also known as Sunday Streets) a reality. Now they're a regular occurrence, and the city is healthier for it.
Philando Castile Is Still Helping To Feed Kids In His City A Year After He Was Killed By Police The beloved cafeteria manager’s memory is being honored through a crowdfunding campaign that’s raised enough money to erase the school lunch debt for every child in the St. Paul Public Schools.
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London’s Creepy New Billboards Will Watch Bystanders And Show Ads Based On Their Age And Emotions Apparently, no one needs to give their permission for this to take place.
This Student's Brilliant Homework Response Outsmarted A Teacher's Ridiculously Sexist Question This 8-year-old proved she was far more enlightened than her teacher with this clever response.
When A Young Baseball Fan Lost Everything In The California Fires, The Sports World Helped Him In An Amazing Way Hundreds of fans and companies have offered to help the boy rebuild his collection.
The Ground Is Contaminated. Residents Are Scared. But The NAACP Is Working To Fix It Through the Community Scientist program, one of the oldest civil rights groups in the nation is teaching students in East Chicago, Indiana, how to fight environmental injustice.
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