An unfortunate bike accident led to the creation of this green space.
Our second article on Urban Greenworks looks at how innovative ideas, like a tilapia farm, are the building blocks for a bright future.
Hope sprouts in the middle of a poverty-stricken neighborhood.
This group is soothing inner-city tensions, spade in hand.
Winners of NBCUniversal's 21st Century Solutions could receive up to $100,000.
Innovative change is happening in New York City prisons.
Meet the people renewing America. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates on the American renewal.
In our third piece about Appalachia, we look at how areas outside of Kentucky's Promise Zone are getting back on their feet.
The second part of NationSwell's series on Promise Zones examines whether or not a federal program can actually solve the problems in Southeastern Kentucky.
In the first of a three-part series, NationSwell investigates if there's life after a single-industry economy goes bust.
Stargate Theatre pays at-risk youth to script and stage performance pieces. Their aim: to reduce recidivism, teach literacy and provide work experience that looks far better on a CV than jail time.