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Economic Development Projects Could Bring Thousands of Jobs to Richburg and Fort Mill
Three economic development projects have been announced by South Carolina state officials that could bring several thousand jobs to Richburg and Fort Mill. Business names and sites haven't been...more



The 411 on Homelessness
Homelessness is ever-growing. This 411 on homelessness provides facts and key findings about the homeless in America. According to various homeless agencies and organizations in America, there is...more

California Bill AB 652: Protect Homeless Teens
California passes law that aims to "change a pattern of homeless teens avoiding shelters, schools and healthcare out of fear they will be reported to child services and forced to return to...more

Extending Health Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) have spawned new opportunities for health and human services programs to incorporate eligibility determination, enrollment, and...more

Use of QUITPLAN Services Increases Post-Tobacco Tax Hike
The use of QUITPLAN Services, the free stop-smoking counseling service launched by ClearWay Minnesota (SM), has seen user volumes jump following $1.60 increase on cigarettes. Many Minnesotans...more

NY Nursing Professor Garners $1.5 Million Grant from HHS
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $1.5 million Health Resources and Services Administration Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention grant to New York University...more

San Jose to Transform Hotels and Motels Into Transitional Housing for Homeless
San Jose city officials aim to stop prostitution on South First Street by converting the hotels and motels surrounding the area into a housing community for the homeless. The city council has...more

How Much Capital is Sufficient in Housing Finance?
A GSE Reform debate from the Urban Institute illustrates that collateral composition, house price experience, and diversification significantly affect credit risk, and thus the capital...more

3 Social Enterprises Gain Recognition for Contributions to Community
Three social enterprises were recognized at the 2013 President's Challenge Social Enterprise Award for their valuable contributions to the Singaporean community. President Tony Tan Keng Yam...more

J.P. Morgan Employees Volunteer on Grameen Foundation Initiatives
The nonprofit Grameen Foundation's Mobile Technology for Community Health (MOTECH) initiative has a crew of volunteers helping with its efforts to reduce high infant and mother mortality rates in...more






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Innovative South African Job App

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Giraffe, the South African start-up using technology to help tackle unemployment in South Africa through...



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