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HIV/STI Prevention Program Helps Displaced Persons in Haiti
A new research shows that displaced women in Leogane, Haiti, can significantly impact mental and sexual health behaviours in their village through a HIV/STI prevention program. This prevention...more



Employee Ownership Scheme: Why Businesses Are Doing It
More businesses want to get their employees involved in ownership. However, there are specific issues that need to be addressed before jumping on the employee-ownership...more

Project Homeless Connect Event Ushers Services to Struggling Individuals and Families
A Project Homeless Connect event brought a band of talents and expertise to the the Key Peninsula Church of the Latter-Day Saints to offer services and provisions to needy individuals and...more

AAA President Testifies On Suspension of E15 Gasoline Sales
AAA President & CEO Robert L. Darbelnet testifies to Congress that gasoline retailers should defer the sale of E15 gasoline until consumers are protected from possible vehicle damages. The...more

Aerobic Fitness Associated with Better Recall among 9 to 10-Year-Old Children
In a research published September 11 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Lauren Raine and colleagues from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, aerobic fitness can improve learning and...more

New Commonwealth Fund Survey Shows Majority of Young Adults Want Health Insurance but Many Are Put Off by Cost; Low Income Individuals Most at Risk of Going Without Coverage
In the latest Commonwealth Fund survey, 7.8 million of the 15 million young adults enrolled in their parent's health insurance last year will be unqualified this coverage without the health reform...more

Homeless Man Who Returned Money Gets $150,000 Funding
Glen James, a homeless man who returned more than $2,000 in cash and nearly $40,000 in traveler's checks, was honored a hero. According to James, he never considered keeping the money in the...more

Foundation Grants to Rural Community Development Networks Gradually Grow
Rick Cohen, a writer for the Daily Yonder, reports that foundation grants in rural community development corporations (CDCs) are moderately rising since 2006. Cohen furnishes a Nonprofit Quarterly...more






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Black Country Social Enterprises Bag SEWM Awards

Black Country Social Enterprises Bag SEWM Awards
Social enterprise triumvirate from the Black Country were recognized as the main winners at the...



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