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New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN), the University of Miami, and the Lionheart Foundation in Boston researchers found that mindfulness training, a meditation-based therapy, can enhance...more
The Northern Border Regional Commission program will award a total of $1.1 million in federal community and economic development grants this year to upstate New York municipalities and...more
Vermont prison inmates is building a motorcycle to be auctioned to support homeless veterans, an effort that's part of the Department of Corrections' motorcycle program --a partnership with Green...more
According to a new study published online by the British Journal of Psychiatry, mindfulness could alleviate stress and even boost the wellbeing among school children.
Mindfulness is a form of...more
The village of Lowelville moves forward with improvement projects for spring.
One of the funded projects by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program is the Liberty Street...more
During his visit to Haiti to help renovate a church, Duke medical doctor David Walmer was inspired to do something to tackle the issue of cervical cancer this side of the Caribbean.
Dr. Walmer has...more
As part of a mission to end homelessness among veterans in 2015, the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program provides $825 monthly vouchers to veterans who do not have a place to...more
This article provides a glimpse of the homelessness issue in the U.K.
But now with job insecurity, increased living costs, and welfare reform all beginning to take its toll, more and more people...more
An annual report from the National Center for Homeless Education finds that nearly 1.2 million homeless students are enrolled in schools nationwide, with a 10 percent increase from the previous...more
Rob Horowitz, a strategic and communications consultant and GoLocalProv MINDSETTER, writes that active citizen participation can result into a robust American community.
Horowitz cites a report,...more