News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Adriana Herrera, CEO of Fashioning Change, questions footwear firm Toms Shoes about its one-for-one business model.
Herrera writes that Toms Shoes risks perpetuating poverty even more when it...more
The theme for this year's World Tourism Day is dubbed 'Tourism and Community Development', which intends to promote tourism and cultivate opportunities for communities around the world.
More areas in North Carolina, including Columbia town and Raleigh city, seem to be pushing homeless out of their corners, sweeping them in less than prominent locations.
Homeless arrests and bans...more
The recent Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) established that Medicaid expansion is a state decision.
Recent findings show that people of all races and ethnicities will be...more
In collaboration with the Center for Supportive Housing the Housing Assistance Council has released 'Homeless Counts on Native American Land: A Toolkit.'
The unique conditions on Native American...more
The Taos County Economic Development Corp. of Taos have partnered with the First Nations Development Institute of Larchmont, Colo. to establish the formation of the Native American Food Sovereignty...more
Brian Scarsbrook, who has battled drug addiction and experienced childhood abuse, founded a program called Rx: Housing.
Rx: Housing helps the most vulnerable homeless people off the streets and...more
A study published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) finds that obesity patients are in higher risk of getting surgical...more