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Low-Income Men Trapped At the Crossway of Race, Place and Poverty
An Urban Institute paper reports on the experiences and challenges of men at the margins between the ages of 18 and 44, and focuses on their experiences in five areas: education, employment, family,...more



Binge Drinking May Lead to Increased Atherosclerotic Progression, Stroke
A study published in the Journal of Neurology, Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, and Atherosclerosis, excessive alcohol consumption or binge drinking increases atherosclerotic progression and risk of...more

The Infographic: Tool for Effective Environmental Philanthropy
David Beckman, Huffington Post contributor and Pisces Foundation's executive director, writes about a medium of communication importantly used in philanthropy: The Infographic. Beckman states...more

Democrats Open To Economic Development Plans
One of the major issues to be addressed by South Dakota lawmakers this year is to be able to come up with an economic development plan. House Minority Leader Bernie Hunhoff says legislators are...more

Bristol Wants to Be Social Enterprise City
Bristol is making efforts to be nationally recognized as a Social Enterprise City. Bristol officials seek to raise its sector profile, attract extra finance and help to make a bigger contribution...more

Tunisia Urges Civic Engagement Among Youth to Fight Terrorism
Tunisian Youth Observatory director Mohammed Jouilli addresses the radicalization of youth at the hands of terrorist organisations in this North African country. To fight the country's growing...more

Criminal Justice and Sociology Student Takes Time to do Volunteer Work
Chanee Lintel is a criminal justice and sociology major that admirably squeezes her time to do volunteer work in addition to her classes and being an event coordinator for the Office of Student...more

Federal TANF Funds for Child Care Reaches Lowest Point
The decline in TANF spending used for child care has reached its lowest level in since 1998. A number of families have been affected by the sudden drop in federal TANF funds, which left them...more

Social Enterprise Born of a Desire to Bake Healthy
Durga Menon, a software engineer who resided in the U.S. for 12 years, decided to go back to her home in Bangalore, India. Following her return home, Durga with the aim of promoting healthy eating...more

Evolution of the Digital Civil Society
Tom Watson, Forbes contributor, reflects on civil society that has gone digital. Watson unearthed a series of white papers that document how the civil society sector should plan for its own...more




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