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The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) awarded two Silver Excellence in Economic Development Awards Greater Cleveland entrepreneurs.
The awards presented recognizes a collaborative...more
A new study published by University of Illinois kinesiology and community health professor, Ruopeng An, presents the idea that the American obesity epidemic is slowly declining, but not by...more
A National Institutes of Health research shows African-American boys who grew up in two-parent homes were less likely to have high blood pressure as adults compared to those raised by a single...more
Member of an economic development committee are planning to set up an event geared to bring entrepreneurs and investors to Craig as part of the community's economy-boosting efforts.
Over $1 million in federal budget is going to Clark County to address problems of homelessness. Ten nonprofits for housing grant winners are going to receive their share of the federal funds.
Lexington, Missouri receives an assistance package from the University of Missouri extension. The package is effective for two years maximum and will be used for economic development in the context...more
Alcohol Justice, a youth, adults, and community organizations that comprise the Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property in Los Angeles, is releasing a report on the state of alcohol...more
The social enterprise sector and its supporters are lobbying Connecticut lawmakers to allow social enterprises to register as B-Corps, or benefit corporations.
A Hartford-based Social Enterprise...more
A bill that streamlines various federal workforce programs, including the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) is being move to the House floor within a week by the House Education and Workforce Committee....more
IRS-certified volunteers are going to start to offer free tax preparation services in an effort to assist workers who are earning less than $57,000/year in the process of determining if they qualify...more