In a rapidly changing economy — where many people are left out of the workforce — cities are looking to both solve urban problems and create jobs. Here you’ll find examples of how artists and governments are doing both.

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Tracking the impact of the 1970s federal program that employed artists | U.S.

People's Expungement Clinics

Ex-offenders symbolically start fresh by pulping their criminal records | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Cart makeover raises visibility of garbage collectors | São Paulo, Brazil