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Missoula Rape Trial Brings Community Involvement
Former University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson has been charged of sexual intercourse without consent. During this time of trial, it had drawn in a court room packed with...more



Pharmacy Research to Raise Standards of Health Literacy
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

Clark County Cuts Funding For Columbia River Economic Development Council
Earlier this month two commissioners from Clark County's governing board has voted to cut off the $100,000 fund that it sends to the Columbia River Economic Development Council each year to help...more

Interview with Poonam Ahuwalia, Social Entrepreneur
Poonam Ahluwalia, a social entrepreneur and the founder and director of Youth Entrepreneurship and Sustainability (YES), an international nonprofit, chats with Steve Mariotti, founder of Network for...more

Social Investment Propels Into the Right Direction
UK's Social Value Act new act entails public bodies to consider social and environmental value when they choose suppliers instead of focusing solely on cost. As opined by Adrian Walker, member of...more

Social Enterprise Promotes Healing of Love
A 13-year-old social enterprise, Thistle Farms, works to address trafficking, addiction and prostitution among women through promoting healing of love. The women of Thistle Farms are bringing...more

Small Farmers Can Help Reduce Climate Change and World Hunger
The Fair World Project (FWP), a campaign of the Organic Consumers Association, the country's largest network of green and ethical consumers, and The Latin American and Caribbean Network of Fair...more

Former Drug Dealer Reaches Out to Homeless
Fabian Bennett, a former alcoholic and meth drug dealer, saw an opportunity to change his life around while working for the Lodestar Day Resource Center in Phoenix. Bennett is now an engagement...more






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Plymouth Intern Launches Social Enterprise for Student Safety

Plymouth Intern Launches Social Enterprise for Student Safety
Plymouth’s Entrepreneurship Centre intern, James Holden, launches Student Safety Ltd to keep students safe on the streets...



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