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Driving Out Homelessness
The annual "Driving Out Homelessness" benefit was held at the Kountry Resort Campground to add to the public aid that homeless families get. Homeless liaison, Linda Michael, hopes to reduce the...more

Autistic Children with Better Motor Skills More Versed at Communicating
A study published in the journal Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders examines toddlers and preschoolers with autism who have better motor skills. The children who demonstrated better motor...more

White House Plans Budget Cuts for Rhode Island
Rhode Island is scheduled for a federal budget cut which makes them lose more than two million for its primary and secondary education. The White House has provided a review on what programs...more

Bloomberg Caught Deriding Rise in Homelessness
Philanthropist and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg shirks at the responsibility for the increase of homelessness under his tenure. The Mayor says even the rich can get free housing support and...more

Restaurant Workers Face Tremendous Child Care Challenges
A study by the Restaurant Opportunities Center United (ROC) entitled "The Third Shift", findings show that the high cost of child care, scarcity of child care assistance, and narrow access to care...more

Virtual Foodbank Pairs Up Surplus With Scarcity
Aoibheann O'Brien and Iseult Ward, Trinity College graduates, have found an ingenious way to distribute food fare to the needy by connecting charities in need of food with businesses that have too...more

Newton North Alumni Teaches at Sega Girls School as Volunteers
Newton North alums Camilla Shearman and Elena Hemler spent four months volunteering at Sega Girls School, a residential school for girls in Tanzania which is supported by the nonprofit Nurturing...more

Awards Event Honors Outstanding Individuals for Civic Engagement
The recent Civic Engagement Awards honors outstanding citizens for partaking in services to the community in earnest. Various award recipients earned appreciation for their leadership and...more

Wyoming Governor to Coordinate Homeless Support
Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced that the state government will be coordinating services to help and support the homeless. Local officials have been planning to fight homelessness with one or...more

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Rejects $200M Request for Economic Development Initiative
The board that oversees Wisconsin's pension program for public employees has recently rejected a request by the head of Gov. Scott Walker's semi-private economic development agency to tap $200...more

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