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Interactive Poverty Simulation to Understand Low-Income Family Struggles
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. During...more



Children in UK Less Likely to be Diagnosed with ADHD
A study conducted by the University of Exeter Medical School reports that children in the UK are far less likely to be diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) than they are in...more

Fewer States Hold Commercial Host Liability that Can Lower Excessive Alcohol Consumption
In a study funded from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, fewer states hold commercial host liability that holds alcohol retailers liable for alcohol-related harms resulting from illegal...more

Homeless Agency Receives Housing First Grant
The Western Dairyland Community Action Agency has recently earned a $249,000 federal Housing First grant, a grant program intended to help the chronically homeless residents secure a roof over their...more

Prison Education Can Prevent Recession and Boost Employment
A new RAND Corporation report finds that prison inmates who have undergone general education and vocational training are less likely to return to prison post-discharge and are more likely to find...more

Special Brunch for Homeless Mothers and Children in Columbus
The Columbus Coalition for the Homeless recently held its 14th annual special brunch for currently and formerly homeless mothers and their children at Capital University campus. Volunteers served...more

One-stop Health Food Shop In West Harlem Entices Residents\
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

Dating Violence Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth
According to a report by Urban Institute on dating violence experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth, media coverage and the literature on lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth focus...more

Report Finds Lack of Transparency in Economic Development
In a new study by Alliance for a Greater New York (ALIGN), there is lack of transparency across economic development agencies in the state. Executive director Matt Ryan notes that lack of program...more

Using Civic Engagement to Get Employees to Give Back
Zimbra Inc., a communications solution provider, is one company whose leaders have instilled the value of civic engagement to its employees. According to Chairman and CEO Patrick Brandt, getting...more






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Hugh Jackman: Fair Trade Entrepreneur

Hugh Jackman: Fair Trade Entrepreneur
Renowned actor, Hugh Jackman, talks about how he started becoming a fair trade entrepreneur. Jackman is...



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