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Recall Election Spawns Civic Engagement
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, during the event of the 2003 recall election, called for an all-inclusive strategy to tackle California's urgent water needs with his Strategic Growth Plan. The result...more



Charity Leaders Hope to Draw from $48 Billion Share of Wealth
Minnesota charity officials hope to tap into the largest transfer of wealth happening in the nation. An estimated $43 trillion is expected to pass from baby boomers and their parents to the...more

Social Enterprise Innovation Competition
A social enterprise innovation competition has recently been launched by the Nova Scotia Co-operative Council and Cape Bretoners are invited. The competition is open to social enterprises who wish...more

Getting Millennials To Create Vibrant, Healthy Communities
Morgan J. Bettes, executive and creative associate at Realize Bradenton, a nonprofit that promotes the arts, culture, heritage and sports in Bradenton, shares how to attract millennials like herself...more

Nonpartisan Research Center Reproachful of Privatizing Economic Development
A nonpartisan Washington research center, Good Jobs First, is critical about North Carolina's goal of privatizing economic development by next year. Good Jobs First has rallied against states,...more

Sweet Dessert Recipes Sought for Foundation Cookbook
The Clinton Community Development Foundation is gathering dessert recipes from community residents to round up its "Sweets of the South" cookbook. The Foundation is going to use the proceeds to...more

Research Experts Find Strong Link between Bullying and Suicide among Youth
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) address the issue that links bullying and depression, matched with media coverage of bullying-related suicide among youth. The Center's expert...more

NYPD Arrests Homeless Man Who Learns How to Code
Due to the controversy about providing coding lessons to the homeless, NYC programmer and self-proclaimed entrepreneur Patrick McConlogue has gotten much flak for his ideas. His programming...more






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Bicycles for the People in Rural Mozambique

Bicycles for the People in Rural Mozambique
Mozambikes, a for-profit social venture, was formed during a road trip across Mozambique. The founders...



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