Human Services, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
This article provides a glimpse of the homelessness issue in the U.K.
But now with job insecurity, increased living costs, and welfare reform all beginning to take its toll, more and more people...more
The Ross County Men's Homeless Shelter introduces its Homeless Hands That Help work program to provide homeless men a chance to help in the community while earning money for themselves and a...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
A research paper entitled titled "Competition As a Savings Incentive: A Field Experiment at a Homeless Shelter" details at the saving behavior of the working homeless.
The authors of the study...more
Homeless NYC man, Leo Grand, who was taught how to code by Patrick McConlogue, has launched his carpool app.
The app aims to cut the number of automobiles on the road, and in turn, to shrink down...more
DKNY designer Donna Karan dishes all about consumerism. After the earthquake that devastated Haiti, Karan wanted to give back to the Haiti community, but in style.
In collaboration with American...more
The City Council of Naperville will host a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Social Services Grant workshop in October.
The workshop will discuss funding priorities for the two grant...more
An East Harlem merchants group campaigns to cleaning up E. 125th St. by paying the homeless to do it.
The New Harlem East Merchants Association, has began raising funds for its campaign, which...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.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy commits to ending homelessness for veterans by 2016.
According to the Governor, his budget covers funding for a new security deposit assistance program to help...more