News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
The CoolTan charity, which began as a DIY creative community space in 1990 spearheaded by Michelle Baharier and her artist friends in South London, is helping thousands of people each year to address...more
The Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce gives the head nod on a major economic develop announcement that will take place on Friday at the Dothan Civic Center.
A number of local dignitaries will attend...more
Board members of the St. Lawrence River Valley Redevelopment Agency and the St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency awarded $436,358 for 10 projects through the 2014 Community Development...more
In a new study titled "Teaching Young Children a Theory of Nutrition: Conceptual Change and the Potential for Increased Vegetable Consumption", teaching young children an overarching, conceptual...more
U.S. Representative for New York, Nydia Velazquez, addressed the importance of the House Democrats Economic Agenda for Women and Families, "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" to small businesses...more
When it comes to mental illness and substance abuse disorders, prevention is key to reducing such conditions, and individuals who have embraced recovery have felt its benefits.
The Affordable Care...more
Officials at Lyndon Station have recently expressed their urge to spur economic development within the village through the formation of an Economic Development Committee or a chamber of commerce, or...more
Linda Blumberg and Urban Institute researchers have analyzed the implications concerning the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for Employers.
In contrast to the belief that the ACA will raise costs and...more
Rags2Riches, a social enterprise based in Payatas, Philippines, secured help from poor women artisans who use foot rags out of scraps of cloth.
Rags2Riches founders saw natural talent and...more
A St. Paul-based running club for the homeless, Next Steps, reaches out to homeless people in the area to jog together through city streets known personally by some of the runners.