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UN Official Calls to Partner with Civil Society to Combat AIDS
Steve Kraus, director of the UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific, calls on a more authentic partnership with the civil society to battle against HIV/AIDS. According to Kraus, in...more



Skoll Foundation Supports Citi with $2,000,000 in Loans for KickStart International
Citi Microfinance and Citi Commercial Bank allot $2,000,000 in financing loans to support nonprofit social enterprise KickStart International. With support from Skoll Foundation, the loans will...more

Reinventing Philanthropy
The Reinventors Network, a network of innovators, focuses on philanthropic trends done in the past decade. These include "crowdfunding, scan-to-give technology, social impact bonds, impact...more

Uncharted Play Uses Playtime to Impact Lives Around the World
Social entrepreneurs Jessica O. Matthews and Julia Silverman were Harvard University social science students who hooked up to change the world through soccer and their for-profit social enterprise,...more

Federal Budget Cuts Slash Essential Government-Funded Services to Seniors
Seniors rely on government-funded services such as free rides, hot meals and caregiver "companions". But the recent federal budget cuts put those services on hold, which are key to independent...more

Discovering Peace of Mind Through Music
Intersections, an international organization dedicated to forming positive relationships between individuals and their communities, holds workshop for Coalition for the Homeless' First Step Job...more

Orford Women Knits and Designs Quilts for Good
Sally Arcolio, a former home economics teacher from rural Tuston, California, is often seen leading and working with members of the Ville Quilters on the quilt they are designing and will make to ...more

Governor Walker Unveils Economic Development Proposal
Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin has recently unveiled his economic development proposal which included a $75 million economic development loan fund. Also, Walker unveiled some parts of his agenda...more

An Unprecedented Look at Gender Gap in College Enrollment
In the October 2013 issue of Educational Researcher (ER), it examines the role of sorting between boys and girls across public U.S. high schools in explaining the gender gap of college enrollment...more






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Lauren Bush Lauren on FEED Projects and World Hunger

Lauren Bush Lauren on FEED Projects and World Hunger
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