Children & Youth
Civic Engagement & International
News and information on the role that government, small business and the nonprofit sector/philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces its latest initiative, called Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, to help support networks that assist doctors access...more
The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, while it helps bring families into better neighborhoods, still has the possibility of accomplishing more.
The problem is, there is still lack of access to...more
A Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) nationwide evaluation study reveals that CHIP has successfully expanded coverage for uninsured children, therefore improving their access to care and...more
The West Harlem Community Center Healthy Food Hub offers a one-stop health food shop to bring healthy food options for low-income residents.
An empty, commercial property was transformed into a...more
Vancouver entrepreneur John Volken is one of three philanthropists bestowed with the Dalai Lama Humanitarian Award. The other two include Frank Giustra and Djavad Mowafaghian.
The Corporation for National and Community Service is sponsoring the AmeriCorps State and National Grants, which will award grants to organizations for the development of programs that will make use...more
KCET and The California Endowment's Building Healthy Communities initiative announced THE POWER OF STORIES, a new multimedia archive that includes a collection of stories and videos that will...more
The Safety Net Medical Home Initiative was a five-year (2008 to 2013) national Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) demonstration project to aid 65 primary care safety net sites become...more
A study published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) finds that obesity patients are in higher risk of getting surgical...more
Social enterprise Imperative recently completed its seed round using the equity crowdfunding platform Onevest.
Chief Operating Officer of Imperative, Arthur Woods, noted, "Our positive experience...more