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Spirit of Philanthropy Is Alive and Kicking In Fairfield
Philanthropy in the Greater Fairfield County is ever-growing, as described by the Connecticut Post (CP), Southwestern Connecticut's daily newspaper. CP will be creating a newspaper section that...more



Court Appointed Special Advocate Association Seeks to Push Foster Care Alumni toward Success
The Court Appointed Special Advocate Association (CASA) is a volunteer program that enables volunteers to act as advocates or children who are victims of abuse or neglect. CASA aims to identify...more

Leader of Warren County Economic Development Corporation Plans to Resign
It has recently been reported that Warren County Economic Development Corp. President Vicki Pratt Gerbino will be resigning in two weeks. Gerbino has led the organization since May 2011 and is...more

House Farm Bill Denies Food Assistance to Families
In a CLASP study, House and Senate conferees are now meeting to try to reconcile the differences between the Farm bills passed by the two chambers. The Farm bill does not offer any new funding for...more

Higher Physical Activity in Less-Educated People Linked to Unhealthy Diets
According to new research published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE, individuals with lower levels of education may eat larger amounts of unhealthy food than those with a higher education level,...more

Volunteers Gather at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Community Cleanup
Following the big race, volunteers pitched in to clean up trash at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Individual volunteers and community groups are waiting in line just to pick up litter at the...more

Intended and Unintended Consequences of Prison Reform
A study published in the online issue of Journal of Law, Economics & Organization delves into federal court order outcomes denouncing prison crowding and the effects among states following these...more

Next NYC Mayor to Address Growing Rates of Family Homelessness
Coalition for the Homeless and the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School held a policy forum examining family homelessness and detailing housing-based solutions that New York City...more

Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines for Free and Reduced-Priced Meals
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released the federal income eligibility guidelines for free and reduced-price school meals and free milk for July 2013 through June...more






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Social Enterprise Provides Fair Business

Social Enterprise Provides Fair Business
UK based human development think-tank and social enterprise, Smarter World, introduces FAIR BUSINESS, an independent international certification...



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