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More areas in North Carolina, including Columbia town and Raleigh city, seem to be pushing homeless out of their corners, sweeping them in less than prominent locations.
Homeless arrests and bans...more
The Urban Institute released the final report on the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program.
The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program supports investment in low-income areas by offering tax...more
BagoSphere, a social enterprise that offers training programs specifically for Bago City out-of-school youths to gain access to high quality employment, is a finalist in the 2013 Asia Pacific Cities...more
A CLASP research brief focuses on explaining the gaps between mortgage lending for low- and moderate-income borrowers, as well as black and Hispanic borrowers.
The lessons gained by delving into...more
Teachers and students at St. Mary's College volunteer out in South Bend to do home painting and cleaning.
The effort is part of St. Joseph County Rebuilding Together program to enhance Lynn Joyce...more
A coalition of groups called Consortium for Higher Education Tax Reform sent in a report and letter to Congress that calls for eliminating three of the federal tax benefits for education while...more
The White House is developing a web application that will show how climate change will impact American households.
The app at climate.data.gov would be a tool to enable individuals, business...more
Wealthy young entrepreneurs in the San Francisco Bay Area are giving back to society through results-driven platforms instead of the usual fundraising philanthropy to support arts and cultural...more
Newton North alums Camilla Shearman and Elena Hemler spent four months volunteering at Sega Girls School, a residential school for girls in Tanzania which is supported by the nonprofit Nurturing...more
United Way Worldwide, a leadership and support organization, grants Wells Fargo with a Summit award for volunteer engagement.
Wells Fargo is a financial services provider known for having the...more