News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
An Urban Institute paper examines the historical trends in economic inequality and the role of tax policy in reducing it.
The paper, entitled Taxes and Inequality, documents the reasons why income...more
The state Department of Human Services reports that more than 55,000 residents in Arkansas are opting to sign up for coverage under the recently approved plan to use federal Medicaid funds to buy...more
Rhode Island is scheduled for a federal budget cut which makes them lose more than two million for its primary and secondary education.
The White House has provided a review on what programs...more
A new report, Promoting Marriage among Single Mothers: An Ineffective Weapon in the War on Poverty? for The Council on Contemporary Families, has indicated that marriage promotion fails in stemming...more
The United to End Homelessness coalition will release its "Roadmap to Ending Homelessness," which present the reforms necessary to eradicate homelessness in the city.
There are five feasible...more
Wyoming Business Council, an organization that incorporates private business practices for the welfare of the clients it serves, has prompted economic development in Laramie County.
The Okoboji Foundation Youth in Philanthropy announced grants of over $17,000 to local Iowa nonprofits.
The Okoboji Foundation Youth in Philanthropy program teaches students the importance of...more
A recent report stated that Myanmar President, U Thein Sein, has outlined the crucial role that different civil society organizations play in the political development of his country.
Three Hispanic parents encourage people in the community to participate in sport initiatives for their families and kids. These parents, who belong to the Family Support group, kicks off their Youth...more
In September, Americans observe National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month to recognize those who died and dedicate themselves to help women battle ovarian cancer.
According to US Department of...more