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Apps That Address The Daily Struggles Of Poverty
Tech incubator Significance Labs aims to create apps that serve the needs of impoverished communities. Significance Labs is working to transform the current plight of the poor as a growing...more



Two Historical Factories to be Put Up for Housing Low-Income Residents
Two historical factories that are on the National Register of Historic Places in Rochester will be renovated to house "workforce apartments" for residents with incomes between 50 percent and 60...more

Volunteers Provide Leigh Library Assistance to Keep it Open
Leigh Library earned a helping hand from nearly 30 volunteers to keep one paid librarian at any one time in the Grade II listed building. The Southend Council hopes to begin training volunteers by...more

Creating Stronger Communities Through \"Mealtime\" Discussions
In the same vein of celebrating evening meals together as a family that ignite animated conversations and flow of ideas, the Community Foundation of Will County acts on that instance by supporting a...more

Oxford Takes Part in Hidden Spire Project for Homeless
Homeless in Oxford gets boost at their self-esteem through the Hidden Spire: How Lucky Are You? production at the Old Fire Station in George Street. More than 40 people who are currently, or have...more

Gunshot Injuries: Leading Cause of Deaths among Youth in the US
Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and the University of California, Davis researchers indicate that gunshot injuries among children and adolescents, while scarce, are more severe, costly and...more

New Report Finds Effective Treatment for Youth Anxiety Disorders Brings Lasting Benefit
A study that appears in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry discovered that youth with moderate to severe anxiety disorders react well to acute treatment with...more

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The collaborative city-county Ten Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness is in need of a revision, and more transparency. The Ten Year Plan should consider the findings of a community group to...more

Virtual Pharmacists: The Future of Telemedicine
Founder of Rock Health portfolio company TelePharm, Roby Miller explained that people will "see a shift in how pharmacists are reimbursed because their value will be realized shortly from a...more

Discarded Soda Bottles Turn Into Affordable Solar Lights
Study shows that billions of people around the world still don't have access to electricity. hazardous and costly kerosene lamps are the lighting staples in these developing countries. To serve...more




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New York Green Bank Set to Open in 2014 with $210 Million Boost

New York Green Bank Set to Open in 2014 with $210 Million Boost
The New York Green Bank gets an initial $210 million of funding boost from the state for...

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