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Celebrating National Recovery Month
National Recovery Month is now on its 24th year. It's a month celebrating the contributions of treatment and service providers as well as advocating possible recoveries. This September,...more

Treasury Rolls Out Community Development Grants to MO Credit Unions
Missouri credit unions will be receiving $4.79 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. The 10 awarded credit unions...more

Charities Partnering with Social Enterprises
According to charity lawyer Stephen Lloyd, charitable organizations should welcome the growth of social enterprises since its boom in the social enterprise market is the way to counter the seizure of...more

Local Enterprise Partnership Sets Business Network to Create Social Enterprise City
The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) bids for a special business network to support the thriving local social enterprise sector. LEP's objective is to establish new...more

Traffic Pollution Exposure May Result to Chronic Childhood Asthma
A new study shows that chronic childhood asthma is the likely result of being exposed to too much traffic air pollution on busy highways. Traffic pollution was viewed to only trigger asthma...more

100 Students Volunteer at Chattanooga Zoo
100 students decided to spend MLK Day volunteering at the Chattanooga Zoo. The students were inspired by MLK to do good and give back to the community. Zoo Director, Darde Long said,"Wow it means...more

Democrats Open To Economic Development Plans
One of the major issues to be addressed by South Dakota lawmakers this year is to be able to come up with an economic development plan. House Minority Leader Bernie Hunhoff says legislators are...more

The Young Man Who Turned $25 into More than 200 Schools Worldwide Releases New Book
Adam Braun, founder of, releases his book aptly titled, "Pencils of Promise". The Promise of a Pencil documents Braun's journey with each chapter. The book explains...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

Social Entrepreneurship

Social Business Project Empowers and Benefits Women in Africa and America

Social Business Project Empowers and Benefits Women in Africa and America
Brittany Merrill Underwood, who took up a teaching position in rural Uganda, has made it her...

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