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3 Challenges, 3 Solutions: Lessons for Social Entrepreneurs Worldwide
Social enterprise Jolkona co-founder, Adnan Mahmud, intends to empower a new generation of philanthropists. Aiming to inspire and provide guidance to aspiring entrepreneurs and philanthropists,...more

VA Collaborates With Nonprofits to Solve Veteran Homelessness
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) focuses on veteran households that are still quite resilient, but need immediate short-term support to resolve their housing crises. VA partners with...more

New Poll Finds Latinos See Diabetes as Biggest Health Concern
A new NPR/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health poll indicates that diabetes is the top health concern for Latino families. The poll documents the views and experiences of...more

Buena Vista Locals Encouraged to Attend Economic Development Workshop
Buena Vista Township residents are called on to participate in a workshop aimed to provide assistance to the municipality in its economic development initiatives. The township leaders and...more

New Boston Fund and ACDC Commence Construction on One Greenway
New Boston Fund, Inc., a private equity real estate investment, development and management firm, and Asian Community Development Corporation (ACDC), a community-based organization serving Greater...more

Teachers Instrumental In Program To Combat Childhood Obesity
According to a new research, teachers are contributory in program to reduce childhood obesity. This program is a physical activities guide developed at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development...more

A Recipe for Creating Healthier Neighborhoods
The Institute for Comprehensive Community Development has furnished a series of articles that looks at how revitalized low-income neighborhoods doesn't just create affordable, safe housing and...more

Fall River To Invest $100,000 For Business Recruitment, Attraction
Fall River, Massachusetts officials support Mayor Will Flanagan's administration in improving economic development with a $100,000 funding in the fiscal 2015 budget geared to commence its search...more

Top Tips for Social Enterprises that Work for Young People
Tromie Dodd, programme manager at celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant Fifteen, shares her top tips for social enterprises. Dodd dishes out six essential tips, one that addresses balancing...more

Loras College to Host Civic Engagement Summit
Loras College, a Catholic college in Dubuque, will host the Campus Compact Upper Midwest Civic Engagement Summit. The summit will engage various college and university students in Iowa, Minnesota...more

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