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Gov. Mark Dayton and Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben of the Department of Employment and Economic Development have recently announced the launch of a new statewide economic development...more
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a community-based resource that educates people how to recognize and respond to someone experiencing a crisis.
According to MHFA National Trainer Rita McElhany,...more
The latest Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests that lack of trust in health system caused the Ebola outbreak to get out of control in West Africa during the early stages...more
Marking the anniversary of San Francisco's Ten Year Plan to Abolish Chronic Homelessness, budget analysts learns that the city is spending a whopping $165 million on programs to fight homelessness...more
Elizabeth Marquardt, FamilyScholars.org editor and author, analyzes why philanthropy should be taught to primary school students.
Marquardt describes University of Maryland professor Noah D....more
A new RAND Corporation report finds that prison inmates who have undergone general education and vocational training are less likely to return to prison post-discharge and are more likely to find...more
Jr. Crime Stoppers from Stone Middle School volunteered their time to assemble items for people in need.
The North Lamar students gathered packets that included toothpaste, soap, shampoo and...more
SafeCare, a program geared for child abuse prevention, intends to deliver child protective services for suspected abuse or neglect in rural Colorado.
The program is funded by a budget approved by...more
A new census data reads that there is more inequality and poverty in New York City in 2012.
The New York Times' Sam Roberts pinpoints the most alarming stats from the bureau data: 1 in 5 New...more
Volunteers slice up of cakes, tortes and other desserts for the Chocolate Extravaganza.
The Chocolate Extravaganza event, now in its 22nd year, benefits the Pomerene Center for the Arts, a...more