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Syracuse University Wins 2013 Higher Education Civic Engagement Award
Syracuse University has recently bagged the 2013 Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards. The Washington Center and the New York Life Foundation presented the award. Awardees were selected based...more



Southeast Raleigh Nonprofit Grocery Store Provides Shopping Oasis in Food Desert
The Ship of Zion Ministries and Hope Community Church sponsored a new nonprofit grocery store backed by Whole Foods market. The 900-foot Galley Grocery Store smack dab in Southeast Raleigh shelves...more

Youth SEED Leads Social Enterprise Intensive at United Roots
Youth Seed is going to lead a summer Social Enterprise Intensive program hosted by United Roots. Young leaders between the ages of 18-28 that have ideas for a social enterprise, or projects that...more

Global Fund for Children Founder Appointed Social Entrepreneur in Residence at Duke
Global Fund for Children founder, Maja Ajmera, has been appointed the Duke university's first social entrepreneur in residence. In her role, Ajmera will engage with all levels of the Duke...more

Iowa State University Breaks Ground On Research Park To Boost Economic Development
Governor Terry Branstad and Iowa State University's (ISU) Steven Leath joined officials on breaking ground on the new segment of ISU's Research Park. The Research Park is ISU's Economic...more

Recreation Center Project Represents Community Approach to Economic Development
The Pagosa Springs Community Development Corporation proposes a Town Recreation Center during a community conversation, which will depict a new grassroots, community approach to community and...more

Telemedicine, An Effective Way to Solve Childhood Obesity in Rural Areas
A UC Davis research published in the American Journal of Medical Quality found that HEALTH-COP (Healthy Eating Active Living TeleHealth Community of Practice) improved health in rural communities...more

Genes Contribute to Obesity, Latest Study Finds
An international research team (Genetic Investigation of ANthropometrical Traits) has discovered seven new gene loci that are associated with obesity. The findings will be published in Nature...more

The Role Black Baptists Play In Promoting Health Care Expansion
Acacia Bamberg Salatti, acting director of the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships in the Department of Health and Human Services represented the Obama administration in the National...more





Chris Blackwood is the founder of Helping Neighbourhoods Implement Change, a social enterprise that offers transformational mentoring to help change the lives of at-risk youth within the Canadian society.




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