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Culver City Community Development Projects On Track
City Manager John Nachbar has recently presented Culver City Community Development project updates to the city council. Please refer to the original article for...more

Celebrating the 48th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid
In light of the 48th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid's passage into law, thousands of seniors and low-income working individuals and families have easy access to medical care. Now, thanks to...more

Sandoval County, Rio Rancho Launch Plans For Economic Development
The City of Rio Rancho and Sandoval County are contracting for economic development plans. The county has already wrapped up a series of proposals for economic growth and the city is geared to offer...more

Mothers Find a Calling in Volunteer Work After Hurricane Sandy
A group of mothers unaffiliated with each other recently came together after Hurricane Sandy to do volunteer work for the victims. Up to this day, they are still very much active in their...more

Hamlet Foods Cohorts with Filipino Relief Group to Create Sustainable Social Enterprise Model
Hamlet Foods has partnered with Filipino relief organization, Gawad Kalinga, to help eliminate poverty and hunger in many Filipino communities through the development of a sustainable social...more

How A Nonprofit Converts Soda-Bottle Waste Into Plastic Thatch Roofs
In rural areas of developing countries, homes have corrugated tin roofs that leak, collapse or get water-logged. To address this problem, a professor of strategic management and sustainability at...more

Irregular Bedtimes Associated with Behavioral Problems Among Children
A study published in the journal Pediatrics finds that irregular sleeping hours could "disrupt natural body rhythms and cause sleep deprivation, undermining brain maturation and the ability to...more

Negative Obesity News Stories Circulate In African American Newspapers
In a research conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, African Americans compose more than half of the obese population in the United States. In a similar study, the University of Missouri School of...more

Homeless Count Drops, Good News in NorCal
According to a recent survey from the VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS), a stunning percentage of homeless veterans dropped in San Mateo County. Except for Santa Clara County, every...more

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Students and Social Enterprises

Students and Social Enterprises

Two students interested and engaged with the social enterprise movement speak about their experiences:

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