News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
At a luncheon held by the Northern Kentucky Volunteer Lawyers (NKVL) and sponsored by the Lawyers Mutual Insurance of Kentucky, volunteer lawyers were honored for their commitment in helping meet the...more
Lexington, Missouri receives an assistance package from the University of Missouri extension. The package is effective for two years maximum and will be used for economic development in the context...more
There has been a tremendous drop of homelessness in the US. However, despite its quiet descent, there is a possibility that it will also silently go up.
Major intervention is needed in order to...more
The recent Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) established that Medicaid expansion is a state decision.
Recent findings show that people of all races and ethnicities will be...more
The Ashmore Foundation, an organization that seeks to establish long-term relationships with high impact local non-government organizations (NGOs), engages with the The Fund the Front Line campaign...more
Embarking on start-up social enterprises can be the most critical, according to Hila Mehr, StartingBloc Fellow and author.
There has been lack of support and leadership development funding for...more
Two food and nutrition programs are being announced to increase New Yorkers' access to farmers markets' produce and foster healthy eating.
The Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program is being...more
According to Penn State researchers, children participating in after school programs benefit from positive peer influence and are less likely to bear emotional problems.
The researchers also...more
In a University of Waterloo study, young adults in Canada want to live close to transit, high-density housing, and urban core areas rather than settle in suburbs.
The study will be published in an...more