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Department of Human Services Partners with Neighborhood House to Urge SNAP Participation in Hmong and Latino Communities
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) teamed up with Neighborhood House to bring awareness about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and reach out to Hmong and Latino...more



Politics of Contemporary Political Movements: The Third Wave
In Politics of Post-Civil Society: Contemporary History of Political Movements in India, Ajay Gudavarthy takes a stab to chart the discourse and politics of contemporary political movements in...more

Salem County Economic Development Council Welcomes 8 New Members
Newly-established Salem County Economic Development Council has recently announced the appointment of eight new additions to its team. The new members, who will help bring about more businesses in...more

Ontario Employment Fund Helps Young People Get Jobs, Training and Measurable Work Skills
The Youth Employment Fund, located in Ontario, is helping local young people get sustainable jobs, receive training and earn some valuable work experience. The fund is helping employers provide...more

New Study Shows Products Can Act As Emotional Attachment in a Fearful Situation
According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, brands can provide emotional attachment when a person-to-person support system is not available in a fearful situation. The authors of...more

How The Gaming Industry Cultivates Games for Social Good
Considering the expansion of community players, game makers view an opportunity to deliver a new kind of corporate social responsibility -- using games as a platform to create social impact. Many...more

Ramsey County Commissioner Joins NACo on Human Services and Education
At the 2013 National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference held in Fort Worth, Texas, Ramsey County Commissioner Toni Carter served as chair of the NACo Steering Committee on Human...more

Commonwealth Fund Scorecard Presents State-by-State Survey of Healthcare Systems
A new Commonwealth Fund scorecard presents the first state-by-state comparison of health care experiences of Americans. The scorecard finds low-income individuals in top performing states are...more

Arbonne Social Entrepreneur Delivers Pure, Safe Products in Sudbury and Suffolk
Arbonne Health & Wellness social entrepreneur, Myriam Breton Jones, calls on people in Sudbury and Suffolk to help raise funds for children in Haiti. Arbonne has helped Myriam raise funds by...more




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