News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
In an opinion piece, San Diego's next mayor, which represents the largest city in the region, can play a critical role in shaping the face of local government by addressing the potential of citizens...more
After serving in prison, inmates who get out of jail return to life of homelessness and burdening society with "victimless crimes" or more known as quality of life crimes.
These quality of life...more
Women of Means, a nonprofit that focuses on offering the elderly, homeless women preventive care outside of the hospital, have found a solution by way of a program that will improve the care homeless...more
A total of 151 organizations have sent a letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner in support of proposed improvements included in the agency's...more
An Urban Institute research notes how homeownership and rent subsidies give protection to individuals from experiencing material hardships.
The Survey of Income and Program Participation as...more
A report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reveals an increase in the numbers of elderly that are at risk of homelessness in the private rental market.
Housing for the Aged Action...more
Social entrepreneur Kenji Summers, founder of Passport life, commits his life to helping under-resourced youth see the world and engage in global culture.
Global entry card in hand, Summers says...more
In a special themed issue on "Pharmacy, Medication Use, and the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy," published in the journal Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, pharmacy...more
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
The East and South County Economic Development Councils have been provided $40,000 by the US Economic Development Administration (EDA) to plan for the development of an aerotropolis at San Diego's...more