News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Philanthropy in the Greater Fairfield County is ever-growing, as described by the Connecticut Post (CP), Southwestern Connecticut's daily newspaper.
CP will be creating a newspaper section that...more
The Court Appointed Special Advocate Association (CASA) is a volunteer program that enables volunteers to act as advocates or children who are victims of abuse or neglect.
CASA aims to identify...more
It has recently been reported that Warren County Economic Development Corp. President Vicki Pratt Gerbino will be resigning in two weeks.
Gerbino has led the organization since May 2011 and is...more
In a CLASP study, House and Senate conferees are now meeting to try to reconcile the differences between the Farm bills passed by the two chambers.
The Farm bill does not offer any new funding for...more
According to new research published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE, individuals with lower levels of education may eat larger amounts of unhealthy food than those with a higher education level,...more
Following the big race, volunteers pitched in to clean up trash at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Individual volunteers and community groups are waiting in line just to pick up litter at the...more
A study published in the online issue of Journal of Law, Economics & Organization delves into federal court order outcomes denouncing prison crowding and the effects among states following these...more
Coalition for the Homeless and the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School held a policy forum examining family homelessness and detailing housing-based solutions that New York City...more
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released the federal income eligibility guidelines for free and reduced-price school meals and free milk for July 2013 through June...more