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Crowdfunding Campaign: Creating a “smart” thermometer that turns the heat on for NYC tenants with no heat

Crowdfunding Campaign: Creating a “smart” thermometer that turns the heat on for NYC tenants with no heat

LatinaLista — Campaign: Creating a “smart” thermometer that turns the heat on for NYC tenants with no heat No one should have to spend the winter in a frigid apartment. Unfortunately, there are more than 200,000 complaints about lack of heat in New York City every year – creating unbearable living conditions, animosity between tenants

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Crowdfunder: Understanding the world’s issues in 3 minutes

LatinaLista — Campaign: Three Minute Post: 3-minute videos on world issues The founders of the Three Minute Post are graduates in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science. They have spent years studying world politics, state conflict, civil war and foreign policy and want to share their knowledge, allowing them to

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Crowdfunding Campaign: Helping Garifuna children of Honduras discover their history and cultural pride via first-ever published children’s book for them

LatinaLista — Campaign: Helping Garifuna children of Honduras discover their history and cultural pride via first-ever published children’s book for them Garifuna culture originated from the Island of St. Vincent (in the Caribbean) in the 1600′s. Garifunas are a mixture of Arawak Indians, Caribs, and Africans taken to the Caribbean as slaves. They were exiled

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HIPGive Crowdfunder: Providing free or low-cost legal services to child migrants

LatinaLista — HIPGive Crowdfunder: Providing free or low-cost legal services to child migrants Providing legal representation for minors is complex – it requires expertise in state family law and federal immigration law, and for the attorney to be barred in the state where the minor lives. It is also expensive because these cases are labor

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Planet’s indigenous get ready to stage “largest climate march in history”

LatinaLista — Among the rational, climate change is no longer denied or ridiculed. Rising sea levels, soaring summer temperatures, monstrous storms, tornados and flooding and a drought encompassing most of the planet are clear indicators that something is happening. It is said that the people who are on the frontlines of this global climate change

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Crowdfunding Campaign: Reporting on the Legacy of Mass Incarceration

LatinaLista — Campaign: Reporting on the Legacy of Mass Incarceration The United States spends $80 billion per year on prisons and jails. About 2.2 million Americans are behind bars on any given day, while more than 4.5 million are on probation or parole. These numbers show what millions already know – the American criminal justice

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