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Photo Essay
We Are Still Here

These photographs present portraits of contemporary Native Americans.

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Photo Essay
Palm Oil in Myanmar

Learn about the human impacts of the palm oil industry in Myanmar. 
 

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Do We Have a Right to Clean Water?
Photo Essay
The Fall of Flint

These photos portray the town of Flint and its residents as they persevere through the water crisis in 2014.

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Film
Even the Walls

Multi-generational residents living within a public-housing neighborhood in downtown Seattle grapple with the forces of gentrification.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
A Day in the Life
High School
Grade Level: 9-12
The Power to Persevere
High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Citizen Photojournalism
Photo Essay
The Geography of Poverty

Learn about poverty throughout California’s Central Valley with images, geolocation, and poverty data.

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Film
Everything Is Incredible

Meet a Honduran man who embraces resilience and overcomes adversity, poverty and the debilitating effects of polio. 

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