News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Forward Together, an event that will unite over 200 voluntary, community and social enterprise groups, is expected to work closely in partnership with each sector to support each other in...more
A new study indicates that teen mentors who participated in an obesity intervention resulted in healthy lifestyle changes among younger children.
A medical trial conducted by Ohio State University...more
Adam Braun, founder of PencilsOfPromise.org, releases his book aptly titled, "Pencils of Promise".
The Promise of a Pencil documents Braun's journey with each chapter. The book explains...more
The latest UT Arlington study finds that students attending schools with anti-bullying programs may be more likely to be victims of bullying than children at schools without such...more
The country's natural resources and environment are seen by the government as places of extraction to make drastic budget cuts. But, what is needed is more conservation funding, not...more
Nicole Darabian of Canadian social enterprise Decode Global hands her top tips for global social impact.
Her top tips include: Leverage technology; Engage youth in your approach; Focus on a...more
Children and Family Services (CFS) in the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services aims to return children in state custody safely to their families.
Thanks to CFS, Nebraska is seeing...more
In a CLASP report, the benefit cuts of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly referred to as Food Stamps), places economically-disadvantaged young adults at risk.
Indiegogo, the popular global fundraising and crowdfunding site, will be introducing a new pilot program called "Forever Funding" that will enable anyone with a successful campaign to keep raising...more
Homeless in Oxford gets boost at their self-esteem through the Hidden Spire: How Lucky Are You? production at the Old Fire Station in George Street.
More than 40 people who are currently, or have...more