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Economic Development and Collaboration for the Arts
Local arts organizations and economic development, tourism and government representatives were brought together to address ways on how to collaborate on future events and activities that could propel...more



Sequestration Cuts Head Start Services for 57K Children
Due to the sequestration, Head Start programs have eliminated services for 57,000 children in the US this coming school year. The cuts are geared to supposedly balance budgets that have been...more

Housing Vouchers Can Do Better In Expanding Access To Good Schools In Safe Neighborhoods
The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, while it helps bring families into better neighborhoods, still has the possibility of accomplishing more. The problem is, there is still lack of access to...more

Improving Health and Public Safety through Information Sharing Opportunities
A report by the Criminal Justice and Health Collaboration Project documents information sharing between criminal justice and healthcare communities may possibly boost public safety and health...more

Research Finds Competition Can Spur Homeless to Save More
A research paper entitled titled "Competition As a Savings Incentive: A Field Experiment at a Homeless Shelter" details at the saving behavior of the working homeless. The authors of the study...more

Modesto City Council To Approve Fund Program To Aid The Underserved
The Modesto City Council has recently announced it would approve two programs that would spend up to $450,000 in federal budget to boost the economic way of living of low- and moderate-income...more

Volunteers Needed For Local Homelessness
It has recently been announced that several cities in Los Angeles are currently preparing for to determine the population of homeless individuals in the area. In order to do that, the cities will...more

The Zombie Lie That Housing Subsidies Lead to Homelessness Growth
There is a proven research that housing subsidies successfully reduce homelessness among children and families, contradicting the "zombie lie" long maintained by the Bloomberg administration...more

Anti-Fever Medication Pose Kidney Injury Risk in Children
According to a group of researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine, common hypothermic drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxen, when taken by sick children, could greatly expose them to...more

Greer STEP To Break Ground In Helping Homeless Families
To help homeless families, Greer STEP will be launched in n October and be operational by February, which will be run by Daily Bread Ministries. Daily Bread Ministries has managed he Greer Soup...more






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Transforming Community through Photography


Isaac Biosse, a Kenyan-born Ghanaian photojournalist, is also a social entrepreneur.




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