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Exciting Developments in Fashion Industry Can Create Sustainability for Marginalized Women
Social enterprises in Tanzania and Kenya are creating sustainable employment for women artisans, but more women could be empowered with investment from major fashion brands. SEW (Supporting and...more

Wareing Leads HHS System to Sustainability
Tracy L. Wareing, Executive Director of American Public Human Services Association (APHSA), leads the Association's efforts to propel transformative innovations within the health and human services...more

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President Barack Obama provides a few brief remarks in terms of the purpose of the civil society meeting. His focus is on civil society; he believes that the strength and success of all countries...more

House Rejects Farm Bill, SNAP Not Taken Out
The trillion-dollar legislation known as the farm bill will move to separate nutrition assistance from agriculture subsidies, which means that food stamps, or SNAPs, will get removed as...more

Older Grandfathers Prone to Having Grandkids with Autism
New research finds that grandfathers who have children at older ages are prone to having grandchildren with autism rather than those who are younger grandfathers. The research, recently published...more

Over the next two years, Skopje will be anticipating the construction of twenty new hotels in the locality due to the increase of foreign tourists. The increased foreign tourists in the area are...more

For People Seeking Positive Impact, Social Enterprises Are the Way Forward
Thousands of social enterprises are emerging in the UK, but it seems they're the way forward for people who are ardent about social ethics and the environment. A social enterprise is, according...more

Michigan Approves Funds for Infrastructure Damage Due to Extreme Winter Frost
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announces $6 million in funding assistance for six Upper Peninsula and three northern Lower Peninsula counties that received a "state of emergency" due to infrastructure...more

Local Officials to Partner with Social Entrepreneurs
In collaboration with social entrepreneurs, local officials in Maree take action for the benefit of the Irish society. Three particular Irish "solution makers" are One Foundation, Ashoka and Social...more

Shaping More Social Entrepreneurs
Jennifer Hirsch, Founder of Marked Point, writes that the most important thing for a social entrepreneur is to create a new business model that's in line with their goals. Hirsch rounds up five...more

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