Human Services, General/Other News
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Pat Eddy, Central City Improvement District's (CCID) social development manager, shares a survey conducted a few years back where it revealed that about 560 people lived on Cape Town CBD's...more
The One Extra Gift campaign, initiated by Ontario resident Tom Wilson, challenges Richland County residents to buy one extra gift to donate to a child in need this holiday season.
In a video on...more
'Money Matters' has been released by Citi Community Development, marking the second annual EITC Awareness Campaign. The publication, available in English and Spanish seeks to increase awareness in...more
A new policy brief is released today to featuring the failed Advantage program. It seems more former-Advantage families are returning to homeless shelters and receive no further ongoing rental...more
Social Spider CIC director David Floyd wonders how delivering existing public services more cheaply can work towards social innovation.
Floyd delves into issues concerning policy-level...more
In recent reports, Illinois is incapacitating human services nonprofits. This means that the state has become a poor source of funding for nonprofits, even when they have a signed an agreement for...more
Ed Peterson, the founder and Executive Director of Housing Hope is one of Everett, Washington's best social entrepreneurs.
Peterson has been highly regarded businessman in the community when he...more
Contra Costa Health Services holds Project Homeless Connect, a "one-stop shop" of available health, housing and social services for Contra Costa County's homeless.
The eighth annual event...more
The Center for Civic Engagement and the Office of the Chaplaincy will run an interactive poverty simulation on October 7 to raise awareness of the challenges low-income families go through.
In a recent census, the number of homeless veterans has declined. However, veterans seeking better employment opportunities find it difficult to land good jobs.
Due to lack of quality jobs,...more