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Enfield Community Group to Raise Homelessness Awareness
Friends of Albany Park, an Enfield community group, will be raising awareness about homelessness and providing counsel at a drop-in day session later this month. Other activities include having...more

Mindfulness Eases Stress, Promotes Wellbeing among Children
According to a new study published online by the British Journal of Psychiatry, mindfulness could alleviate stress and even boost the wellbeing among school children. Mindfulness is a form of...more

Arizona Technology Council Urges Governor Brewer to Veto SB 1062
The Arizona Technology Council urged Governor Jan Brewer to veto SB 1062 in a letter signed by more than 80 members of the business community including other trade associations. If the law is...more

New York City Homelessness in a Bind
According to Nan Roman, president of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, the homelessness in New York City is no easy fix. Roman explains what the homelessness system can do is resolve...more

Young Social Entrepreneur Launches Online Store and Feeds Kids In Need
Santana Draper, after learning of how a storm has devastated countless families, created limited edition t-shirt series for boys and young men with the help of his parents. A portion of the proceeds...more

Health Care Law Helps Save Seniors More Than $6 Billion on Prescription Drugs
In recognition with the third anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius reports that over 6.3 million people with Medicare saved over $6.1...more

Blackbaud Chief Executive to Step Down
Blackbaud, the country's largest maker of fundraising software has recently announced that its CEO is set to step. This bold move is said to be caused by the company's declining quarterly earnings,...more

Cuba Embraces Cooperative Model for Economic Development
More than a hundred new cooperatives commenced with operations within the construction, transportation, recycling and marketing sectors. This is part of a new initiative that that targets...more

Case Study on Las Vegas Investors and Housing Markets
The Las Vegas case study examined four areas in the Las Vegas Metro featuring low to middle-level housing market subareas. Investors displayed a persistent presence throughout the study area,...more

Counting Unaccompanied Homeless Youth
Youth Count!, an interagency initiative that develops strategies for counting unaccompanied homeless youth, addresses unaccompanied youth as a "hidden problem". Policymakers focused on the issue...more

Social Entrepreneurship

Social Enterprise Accelerator Solvey Explodes on YouTube

Social Enterprise Accelerator Solvey Explodes on YouTube
VideoDave Erasmus (left) and Louis Cole (right), co-founders of the Solvey Project. Photo Courtesy of...

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