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Ohio Senate Panel Probes Into Infant Mortality Issue
The Ohio legislative panel of senators will be participating on a part of a series of hearings on infant mortality issues. The senate panel will be visiting hospitals and health care centers to...more



Business Owners With Autism Profit From Purpose And Joy
While there is a growing movement to help find work for people with autism, for some of them starting their own business was the solution. According to Gregg Ireland, co-founder of Extraordinary...more

HHS Awards $1.2 Million Grant to Standing to Achieve New Directions
Standing to Achieve New Directions (STAND) is receiving a $1.2 million grant to provide behavioral health services for men out of jail. The grant will go towards expanding STAND's work to...more

Unmasking the Faces of the Long-Term Unemployed
According to the Urban Institute's recent release, data shows that the long-term unemployed have similarities with workers who are newly unemployed and workers who have become dispirited and dropped...more

Unmasking the Faces of the Long-Term Unemployed
According to a new RAND corporation study, foreign-educated and foreign-born health professionals play an important role in the U.S. health care system. Despite significant representation in the...more

HHS Invests Nearly $5.3 Million Grants in Rural Health Workforce, Telehealth
The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) will be investing nearly $5.3 million in grants to train a rural health workforce and strengthen support for the use of telehealth services for...more

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
IRS-certified volunteers are going to start to offer free tax preparation services in an effort to assist workers who are earning less than $57,000/year in the process of determining if they qualify...more

Inmates to be Ambassadors of Change, Not of Crime
Founder of Nafisika Trust, Vickie Wambura Kairo, was inspired to start her organization as an answer to Kenya's repeat offenders - youth. She learned that Kenya's youth continued to commit...more

Dearborn Heights Presents Proposals for Community Development Block Grant
Dearborn Heights officials hope to tap into the annual U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grant by presenting proposals. The Community Development Block Grant funds are geared for...more






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Is Corporate Philanthropy Dead?

Is Corporate Philanthropy Dead?
Senay Ataselim-Yilmaz, Chief Operating Officer, Turkish Philanthropy Funds, writes that philanthropy often solves the very...



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