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These proposals were submitted through competitions run by Lever for Change. Through this Solutions Bank, they are now openly available to the field at large to facilitate learning, research, collaboration, and funding.

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Health care access

UTHealth Science Center at Houston

'Stand Up’ to Homelessness: A Person-Centered Coordinated Care Solution

United States

Information and media literacy

The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations

“See Also” - Providing Context and Perspective in a Clickbait Culture

United States

Community improvement

Northern New Mexico College

100% Community: From Trauma and Disparities to Resilience and Equity

United States

Economic development

North Carolina Central University School of Law

101 HBCU Digital Pathways to Success (101 Pathways)

United States

Internet

Syracuse University

40 in 2025: Liberian Sustainable Development by Internet Backpack

Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, United States, Liberia

Housing for the homeless

Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance, Inc.

A Place to Live: A Housing Solution for Homelessness

United States

Environmental health

Carnegie Mellon University

A water purification quantum leap for health and environmental protection

United Kingdom, United States, Canada

Internet

Global Cyber Alliance, Inc

Accelerating Sustainable Development by Enhancing Internet Health

Australia, Belgium, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States, Brazil, India, Japan, Nigeria, South Africa

Arts and culture

Maryland Institute College of Art

Activating and Amplifying the Power of the Artist-Activist

United States, Brazil, Ethiopia, South Africa

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Higher education

Bard College

Addressing the Crisis of Democracy Through Global Higher Education Networks

Austria, Kyrgyzstan, Palestinian Territory, United States, China, Germany, Jordan, Russia, Vietnam

Equal opportunity in education

John Jay College

Advancing Justice through Higher Education

United States

Nutrition

Tufts University

African Nutrition Revolution: Development without Obesity

Guinea-Bissau, Rwanda, United States, Sierra Leone

Equal opportunity in education

AIME Mentoring

AIME: Using Structured Mentoring and Imagination for a Fairer World

Australia, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, United States, Canada, Fiji, New Zealand, Rwanda, Zimbabwe

Disasters and emergency management

University of Waterloo

Amphibious Housing: Flood Risk Reduction for Vulnerable and Marginalized Populations

Bangladesh, Canada, United States, Vietnam, Cambodia

Public health

Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

An intelligent and targeted global counter-marketing campaign for tobacco products

United States, Brazil, France, India, Nigeria