Last November, Michael Tubbs was elected mayor of Stockton, Calif., one of the largest cities to file bankruptcy following the 2008 financial crisis. Now this young politician is building a base — and getting some pushback.
There are more than half a million elected offices in the country — almost all at the local level. This is how you can make a determined bid for one of those seats.
Early intervention systems have been labeled as ineffective and overly aggressive, but a new model has the ability to revolutionize how law enforcement protects citizens and cops.
In various counties across the nation, no longer will you hear, "9-1-1, what's your emergency?"
The 45th president shared numerous lofty goals in his speech. What should happen next in order to achieve them?
Can open conversations between cops and inner-city youth bring down crime rates?
Immigration lawyers say it’s crucial to establish legal representation, to know your civil rights and to have your documents in order.
Forget building a wall. Here are 10 sorely needed public-works projects we’d get behind, no matter who’s in the White House.
The rest of the country might learn something from these on-the-rise metropolises.
They’re young, smart and driven. And they’re all alumni of Teach for America. For this quartet of school board members, reshaping a district plagued by cheating is the ultimate test — for them and the organization that trained them.
Make sure you get the latest updates on the people who are doing inspiring things to move America forward. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!
Sign up for our daily newsletter.