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Students for Soldiers Volunteer At Homeless Shelter To Give Back To The Veteran Community
Boston College's Students for Soldiers is a non-partisan service and advocacy organization where its members volunteer at the New England Center for Homeless Veterans (NECHV). The NECHV is...more



Angel Investors of Social Equity Investment
Social enterprises need a bit of guidance from angels. Thus, these angel investors help social entrepreneurs increase their investment to scale their work. To build and accelerate their business...more

Rockefeller Invests $100 Million For Stronger Cities
The Rockefeller Foundation expressed enthusiasm in building up cities to be more stronger and resilient in times of looming disasters. The foundation has committed $100 million directly into city...more

NASSM Conference Doles Out Homeless World Cup and Free Beer
A pre-conference event held by the North American Society of Sports Management (NASSM), an organization dynamically involved in supporting professionals working in the fields of sports, leisure and...more

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In a University of Illinois research, an innovative program had two secret weapons in enabling Latino families increase their veggies and fruits intake while lowering soda binges. The study...more

Manitoba Seeks First Impressions for Small-town Community Development
A Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (MAFRD) program gathered small Manitoba towns that include Souris and Minnedosa, Niverville and Stonewall, and Portage la Prairie and Dauphin to...more

Salvation Army Pasadena Hosts Homeless Connect Day
Salvation Army in Pasadena will help its homeless get off the streets through the fifth annual Homeless Connect Day, organized by Passageways. The event will bring local providers together to...more

Federal Budget Cuts Will Result In Airfest Cancellation and Worker Layoffs
The MacDill Air Force Base faces the upcoming federal budget cuts that would mean cancellation of Airfest and civilian employee layoffs. Most of the 3,000 employees working at MacDill could be...more

Mortgage Rate Growth on Housing Affordability
The Housing Finance Policy Center (HFPC) seeks to be more valuable in linking housing policy and housing finance, and to present opportune, neutral analyses of policy issues, anticipating problems...more

Dating in Middle School Points to Higher Rates of Dropouts and Drug Use
A new study from the University of Georgia shows that middle school students who are into dating are more prone to dropping out and experimenting with alcohol and illegal substances. The results...more






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Upcycling Waste to Create Jobs


Upcycling Waste to Create Jobs

The Koun Association, a Casablanca-based social enterprise, has introduced an upcycling business to help creatively reuse waste to generate jobs.




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