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John Peter Archer: Using Data to Improve Sanitation

John Peter Archer: Using Data to Improve Sanitation
John Peter: Gather is an award-winning non-profit based in the United Kingdom and Madagascar. Our vision is for every person—regardless of their age, ethnicity, gender, orientation, economic status, or ability—to have access to a safe, working toilet. Our mission is to close the sanitation data gap. We partner with municipal sanitation organizations and help them collect, share, and analyze data to create city-wide sanitation maps. This makes them better equipped to work together and get toilets to people in their communities who need them most.

Omolara Fatiregun: Paving the Way for Economic Mobility and Racial Justice

Omolara Fatiregun: Paving the Way for Economic Mobility and Racial Justice
Omolara: Intergenerational cycles of poverty are the legacy of racism in America. Poverty fuels crime, the school-to-prison pipeline, and toxic stress—all of which wreak havoc on communities of color. State and local governments spend $3 trillion every year on services that can transform millions of lives. But too often governments invest more in the police than schools; more in foster care than in prenatal interventions. And these decisions only perpetuate cycles of poverty in communities of color.