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PeaceJam Foundation Launches One Billion Acts of Peace Campaign
PeaceJam Foundation, a U.S. based nonprofit and global leader in developing young activists and civic engagement, has launched its five-year One Billion Acts of Peace campaign at the Social...more



Ivy Sports Medicine Receives $1 Million Loan to Boost New Jersey Workforce
Bergen County-based Ivy Sports Medicine has received a $1 million loan from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) The loan will be used for growth capital, and will be adding new...more

Nonpartisan Research Center Reproachful of Privatizing Economic Development
A nonpartisan Washington research center, Good Jobs First, is critical about North Carolina's goal of privatizing economic development by next year. Good Jobs First has rallied against states,...more

Nationwide LGBT Community Filing for Marriage Equality with Lawsuits
The LGBT communities throughout the country are pressing for marriage equality with charges that challenge laws blocking their right to marry. With 17 states and the District of Columbia...more

Press Briefing Outlines Connection Between Air Pollution and Effects
At a press briefing organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Lance Waller, PhD, chair of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health...more

How Social Media Is Linked With Social Skills in Children
As part of the growth of the Internet and mobile communication enterprises, researchers study how new forms of media affect social skills, values, and relationships in children. To address the...more

San Diego Aerotropolis Study Harbors Federal Funding from EDA
The East and South County Economic Development Councils have been provided $40,000 by the US Economic Development Administration (EDA) to plan for the development of an aerotropolis at San Diego's...more

Herkimer Foods Receives Economic Development Grant
Herkimer Foods, an Ilion-based cheese company, has received an economic development grant to help the company expand their online sales and marketing efforts. Herkimer Foods bigwigs hope that...more

Health Reform Impact on Community Health Centers, Patients
The Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) releases new report on the potential...more

Middlesex County Revitalization Commission Presents Loan Opportunity for Small Business Owners
The Middlesex County Revitalization Commission (MCRC) is providing small business owners loan opportunities in amounts from $10,000 to $100,000 for a 10 year term, at a fixed 4% interest rate. To...more






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Pioneering Social Enterprise Helps Stroke Survivors Get Back on Track

Pioneering Social Enterprise Helps Stroke Survivors Get Back on Track
Bridges Self-Management Limited is now officially launched as a social enterprise. The organization used to...



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