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San Diego Mayor Addresses Homelessness as Priority
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner recently wrangled with the media during a press conference about his aggressive style being questioned, the feud between him and City Attorney Jan Goldsmith, and...more



Housing-First Solutions for the Homeless
Pathways to Housing PA, one of four programs in a national network, has moved 400 homeless Philadelphians off the streets, most of them are veterans. The housing-first solution is simple and...more

Foundation Financial Group Outstrips $1.4 Million in Social Investments
The Foundation Financial Group, a financial services company, recently exceeds its $1.4 million in social investments that support its multiple philanthropic efforts. The group's main priority is...more

How Utilities of Colorado Springs Be Utilized for Economic Development
Colorado Springs officials are looking into ways how the city's utilities can be used to improve economic development. The Colorado Springs City Council notes that it's worth examination, but...more

HHS Rolls Out Affordable Care Act Funds for Care Access Expansion
The U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announces new funding to support new primary care sites in 236 communities to serve more than 1.25 million additional...more

Bound for Success Kids Make Sweet Treats
Recently, Bound for Success kids learned how to churn ice cream and make crispy treats, which affords them a fun break from the usual shelter food. The kids got to customize their sweet treats by...more

How is Community Economic Development Defined?
Michigan State University Extension educators seek to define the true meaning of economic development. These educators and researchers, who specialize in placemaking, can be implicated to conduct...more

Omaha Chamber of Commerce Commissions Fundraising Campaign For Economic Development
The Omaha Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with several companies and private donors, propels fundraising campaigns to raise more than a million dollars to fund its operations starting 2014 to...more




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