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Beijing Social Enterprise Works to Deliver Clean Air for City Residents
Beijing Social Enterprise Works to Deliver Clean Air for City Residents

Beijing social enterprise, Smart Air, is delivering clean air to its city residents by teaching them how to build their own air purifiers. In an effort to clear out air pollution in China's...more

Virtual Foodbank Pairs Up Surplus With Scarcity
Virtual Foodbank Pairs Up Surplus With Scarcity

Aoibheann O'Brien and Iseult Ward, Trinity College graduates, have found an ingenious way to distribute food fare to the needy by connecting charities in need of food with businesses that have too...more

Global Leaders to Gather at Web Conference to Address Economic Development Issues
Global Leaders to Gather at Web Conference to Address Economic Development Issues

The Economic Development Innovation (EDI) Council will gather world leaders to reconvene for its first quarterly web conference on November 12th, 2014 to tackle critical issues in overcoming economic...more

HHS Grants $36.3 million in ACA Funding to Improve Health Centers
HHS Grants $36.3 million in ACA Funding to Improve Health Centers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced it will be rewarding and expanding quality improvement in 1,113 health centers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and...more

Civic Engagement Evokes New Economic Opportunities
Civic Engagement Evokes New Economic Opportunities

Rob Horowitz, a strategic and communications consultant and GoLocalProv MINDSETTER, writes that active citizen participation can result into a robust American community. Horowitz cites a report,...more

Ivy Sports Medicine Receives $1 Million Loan to Boost New Jersey Workforce
Ivy Sports Medicine Receives $1 Million Loan to Boost New Jersey Workforce

Bergen County-based Ivy Sports Medicine has received a $1 million loan from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) The loan will be used for growth capital, and will be adding new...more

Ohio Leaders Make Effort to Improve Police-Community Ties
Ohio Leaders Make Effort to Improve Police-Community Ties

In the wake of the recent police-involved shootings, Ohio officials announced to establish a new task force to boost the relationship between police and communities. State Sen. Nina Turner and...more

Council for Affordable and Rural Housing Scholarship Program
Council for Affordable and Rural Housing Scholarship Program

The Council for Affordable and Rural Housing (CARH) is looking for eligible applicants for them to apply for scholarship, which will be $1,000 per semester for educational expenses, with four years...more

DIY Creative Community Helps People Cope with Mental Anguish
DIY Creative Community Helps People Cope with Mental Anguish

The CoolTan charity, which began as a DIY creative community space in 1990 spearheaded by Michelle Baharier and her artist friends in South London, is helping thousands of people each year to address...more

#OneExtraGift to Help Children in Need
#OneExtraGift to Help Children in Need

The One Extra Gift campaign, initiated by Ontario resident Tom Wilson, challenges Richland County residents to buy one extra gift to donate to a child in need this holiday season. In a video on...more




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