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Schuylkill County Chosen for Expanded State Block Grant Program
Schuylkill County was among the 10 counties chosen to participate in the expanded state block grant program for human services. The expanded block grant program will enable county officials to...more



Paralympic Games Maker and Alumna Named \
Emily Yates, 22, a Queen Mary University of London alumna, Paralympic Games Maker and face of a national volunteering campaign, has been honored as 'Young Social Entrepreneur' of the...more

Confronting the Child Care Eligibility Maze
The Urban Institute's newest Work Support Strategies research, "Confronting the Child Care Eligibility Maze," helps states face onerous administrative methods that make it hard for low-income...more

Homeless Youth in the Spotlight
In October, the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) released an annual census that found that since 2007, the beginning of the global economic recession, the number of homeless youth...more

Development Plans to Reduce Homelessness in Cape Breton
Frontline workers gathered at Holy Angels in Sydney to discuss plans in reducing homelessness in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality as part of the Homelessness Partnering Strategy Community...more

Sasha Bruce Youthwork Copes with Budget Reductions despite Rising Homeless Youth
Sasha Bruce Youthwork, shelter and counsel provider for homeless youth, has been stricken with budget cuts totaling more than $1.1 million within the previous year. The federal spending cuts were...more

Homeless Young People Lobby for Youth-Based Shelters
Homeless young people call on Massachusetts legislators to support a bill that would provide youth-based shelters and services geared for their age group. These homeless youth told lawmakers on...more

Mass. Senate Provision to Prevent Families from Being Homeless
A Massachusetts state budget amendment consists of provisions that could help prevent many families from being homeless. The provisions are also designed to help families secure housing assistance...more

How to Fight Poverty Now: 12 Things You Should Know
Greg Kaufmann of the Nation lists down 12 things you can do to prevent poverty at this very moment. Kaufmann has reached out to a number of people and agencies who dedicate their lives to fighting...more




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Social Enterprise Aims to Improve Sanitation and Hygiene Through Soaps

Social Enterprise Aims to Improve Sanitation and Hygiene Through Soaps
Soap Cycling is a social enterprise founded by David Bishop, also a law professor at Hong...

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