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Posts from January 2015

Closing the Math Gap for Boys

At Edwin G. Foreman High School on Thursday, Avery Huberts watched as Christophir Rangel and Iann Trigveros worked on a math problem. On a recent afternoon, the banter of boisterous adolescents at Edwin G. Foreman High School, in a poor, racially and ethnically mixed Chicago neighborhood, echoed off the… More

Using Technology to Balance the Scales of Justice

Using Technology to Balance the Scales of Justice

Tell us a little bit about CrowdDefend - what is its main platform and what goals is it ultimately trying to achieve? CrowdDefend is a crowdfunding platform exclusively for the legal space. Our mission is to help expand access to justice for individuals, organizations, and businesses that can’t otherwise… More

Falling Through the Cracks

by Anshuman Tiwari A Gurgaon rickshaw driver. To visit Kapashera you must leave the rickshaw behind. Photo: flickr.com/pastalane. Creative Commons, non-commercial. India’s new government in Delhi has promised to create more jobs and tackle urban chaos. Yet a stone’s throw away from where decisions… More