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Combat Vet Created Tankchair to Enable People with Disabilities Enjoy Outdoors
Brad Soden, a combat veteran, has taken inspiration from his wife who an automobile accident that left her paralyzed from the waist down in 1999. Soden is now the owner of Phoenix-based Tankchair...more



New Health Care Delivery Sites Get ACA Funding Boost
New health care delivery sites get Affordable Care Act funding totaling $67 million. The new delivery sites will expand access to preventive and primary health care to over 130,000 additional...more

One in Three Women Suffer from Domestic Violence
Miami-Dade County's Community Action and Human Services Department will be holding a series of workshops geared towards domestic violence awareness and safer community promotion for women and...more

Civic Engagement in the 21st Century
21st century technology has opened many doors in increasing the level of engagement between citizens and local governments. Cities are now embracing technology to get citizen feedback. Typically,...more

Commit! Findings on Philanthropic Dollars for Dallas County’s Education Programs
Bill McKenzie, an editorial columnist for Dallas News, looks at the reports released by Commit!, a research community serving as the backbone for Dallas County education. Among the findings,...more

Social Change amidst Economic Hardship
In a contributing blog post, JustChangeOtt co-founder Mitchell Kutney, points his attention to the word 'social', which is sometimes tossed around and added to terms to express civic...more

Celebrating Medgar Evers\
Ryan Mack, a financial expert and commentator on Huffington Post, remembers Medgar Evers as a man of action. Mack lists down how Evers typified the phrase "civic engagement". He ponders the...more

NAACP Chapter Expands Efforts for Economic Development
The NAACP South Bend Chapter expands its efforts for economic development. Dynamically working to boost the economic framework of communities, the chapter works through supporting the establishment...more

The Role Black Baptists Play In Promoting Health Care Expansion
Acacia Bamberg Salatti, acting director of the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships in the Department of Health and Human Services represented the Obama administration in the National...more

Mortgage Rate Growth on Housing Affordability
The Housing Finance Policy Center (HFPC) seeks to be more valuable in linking housing policy and housing finance, and to present opportune, neutral analyses of policy issues, anticipating problems...more






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Rwanda as Social Entrepreneur Fund Beneficiary

Rwanda as Social Entrepreneur Fund Beneficiary
The Republic of Rwanda has been picked as one of the six African countries as...



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