News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Forbes contributor, Joshua Steimle, profiles individuals who are ta the forefront of social entrepreneurship. One of them is Peter Harris, venture capitalist and social entrepreneur at Fairbourne...more
Accela Inc. kicks off its 2014 Accela Construct App Challenge, in which civic-minded developers can leverage the Accela API and CivicData.com to develop apps that help connect government agencies and...more
In the quarterly journal Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, report shows that parents who physically abuse their children appear to have a physiological response that triggers more...more
Work requirements can't be enforced when people can't find work. Recent analysis indicates that at least two-thirds of the growth in food stamps between 2007 and 2011 was the direct result of...more
Fazila Farouk of South African Civil Society Information Service (SACSIS) in Johannesburg speaks to Piroshaw Camay, executive director of the Co-operative for Research and Education, about the scope...more
In a new report announced by the Department of Health and Human Services, six out of ten (4.2 million) uninsured African Americans might qualify for Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program...more
The Center for Immigration Studies presented new government data that finds immigrant families hugely benefit from the Medicaid expansion.
Evidence suggests that the Medicaid growth linked with...more
Regenerate Pennine Lancashire, an economic development company, plans to hold a series of seminars about starting a social enterprise.
There will be an introductory session in Blackburn, which...more
A total of 151 organizations have sent a letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner in support of proposed improvements included in the agency's...more
A new study published in the journal "Autism Research and Treatment" finds that children with autism are more sedentary than their typically-developing peers.
The study were co-authored by Kiley...more