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Social Media, Youth Mentoring: Tools to Fight Urban Violence

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 04.29.2014 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Developing countries have high crime levels, which in turn derail further development. A few initiatives are successfully reducing crime and violence in cities such as Bangalore, Cairo, São Paulo, and Mexico City.

Let California Show the World How

Jennifer Gennari | Posted 02.13.2012 | San Francisco
Jennifer Gennari

Climate talks are moving more slowly than glaciers now. Rather than wait, elected officials and local advocates have taken matters into their own hands. And the newest innovator on the block is the City of Mountain View.

'Helvetica' Director Takes On Cities In New Documentary

Posted 11.21.2011 | Arts

Gary Hustwit, the design-oriented documentary filmaker whose previous work includes 'Helvetica' and 'Objectified,' has released the trailer for his th...