News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Social entrepreneur Kenji Summers, founder of Passport life, commits his life to helping under-resourced youth see the world and engage in global culture.
Global entry card in hand, Summers says...more
Many homeless Latino youths leave home because of economic issues, family problems and housing instability.
The dangers these homeless youth face each day include spending at least one day of each...more
US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius addresses the nation in celebration of the 23rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
A recent development in 3-D printing has enabled a 16-month old baby to breathe again.
Garrett Peterson, born with a weak cartilage in his windpipe, was introduced to a 3-D-printed flexible splint...more
Bridie Ritchie, Young Social Pioneer and founder of HalfGlassFull, a marketing agency specializing in social causes, writes on how to make your social enterprisestand out from the crowd.
Cancer Research UK has unveiled a free smartphone game called Genes in Space which "uses the collective force of players to examine real genetic data and help beat cancer sooner."
In a new study titled "Teaching Young Children a Theory of Nutrition: Conceptual Change and the Potential for Increased Vegetable Consumption", teaching young children an overarching, conceptual...more
To boost economic growth, the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce is set to start rolling out some funding.
The Chamber has issued a fund last June, described as a two-year plan to raise $1.2...more
In a study published in the British Journal of Pharmacology, regular cannabis and cocaine drug use may trigger addictive behaviors.
Under cannabis usage, subjects were slower, but made more...more