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A coalition of groups ranging from homeless shelters to the Connecticut Department of Labor planned a statewide action to end homelessness among veterans in the state.
According to Greg Behrman of...more
A group of Facebook users has recently announced the launch of the A3 Foundation at this year's Sundance Film Festival.
The foundation, spearheaded by Philip Fung, a long time Facebook veteran,...more
In October, the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) released an annual census that found that since 2007, the beginning of the global economic recession, the number of homeless youth...more
The US Department of Health & Human Services reports that the healthcare reform law saved consumers $1.2 billion in 2012.
The health care law under the Affordable Care Act's "rate review"...more
The Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless hopes that the Legislature will approve $100 million in bonds this year to build affordable housing.
According to Willmar-based Rhonda Otteson, southwest...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
Wates, UK's premier building and construction group, launches first-ever social enterprise brokerage service.
In partnership with Social Enterprise UK, the Social Enterprise National Brokerage...more
Starbucks, with its new "College Achievement Plan", is paying for its employee' college educations for their junior and senior year tuition for a degree from Arizona State University.
The Mathematica Policy Research led a large-scale evaluation which presents new evidence on the implementation of four intervention models designed to help struggling schools and foster student...more
Business startups reared on research at Oregon State University (OSU) assemble at the school's Linus Pauling Science Center with success stories to tell the Corvallis Economic Development Commission...more