News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
An article published in the November issue of BioScience, "Mapping the Design Process for Urban Ecology Researchers," documents how ecologists can perform hypothesis-driven research from the...more
Regardless of Silicon Valley being known as a place for opulent homes, talent and great jobs, the Valley has also failed to meet most of the basic needs of its residents, starting with food and...more
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today applauded the re-nomination of Marilyn Tavenner as administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
A new study by E. Jane Costello, a Duke University professor of psychology and epidemiology and associate director of the Duke Center for Child and Family Policy, finds that more than half of teens...more
Innovation Africa 2013, a summit being held at the Gaborone International Convention Centre in Botswana, will host a number of ministers and officials from various African ministries of education,...more
This brief article and video highlights the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, R.S.V.P.
The program provides an opportunity for those 55 and older to contribute to community organizations...more
Teachers and students at St. Mary's College volunteer out in South Bend to do home painting and cleaning.
The effort is part of St. Joseph County Rebuilding Together program to enhance Lynn Joyce...more
Isle of Wight has allocated $920,000 to fund economic development incentives and grants as part of the county's efforts to attract larger businesses to the county and encourage existing businesses...more
The City of Rio Rancho and Sandoval County are contracting for economic development plans. The county has already wrapped up a series of proposals for economic growth and the city is geared to offer...more
Emily Yates, 22, a Queen Mary University of London alumna, Paralympic Games Maker and face of a national volunteering campaign, has been honored as 'Young Social Entrepreneur' of the...more