News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
It has recently been reported that the Women's Giving Circle of Harford County has given a sum of $36,000 to 11 nonprofit organizations that focus on helping women and young girls in the...more
In a demographic study of disconnected low-income males, approximately 16.5 million civilian men across the U.S. age 18-44 lived in families with incomes below 200 percent of the federal poverty...more
Andy Kabeya, an apprentice at Jamie Oliver's social enterprise Fifteen, speaks about ow a social enterprise has changed his life.
The 21 year-old Kabeya has been in prison four times, and sought...more
As Albemarles three-year economic vitality action plan comes close to completion, county staff are preparing to ask the Board of Supervisors to consider expanding economic development efforts.
A fundraiser event, dubbed as "Walk in my shoes," commenced at the Welcome Mat on Logan packed with free food and drinks. It's an event where people got the opportunity to interact with some of...more
According to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office, a bipartisan immigration reform bill could cut down the federal deficit by growing amounts annually.
To do this, US citizenship...more
The town of Southbury was recently awarded a $400,000 Community Development Block Grant from the state to offer low- and moderate-income homeowners the no-interest loans they need for home...more
According to the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), civic engagement is capable of reducing unemployment rates across the country.
In a (NCoC) data, states that have low volunteer rates...more
Giving praise to the Phillipsburg Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Hurricane Sandy volunteer and elementary school teacher Ruth Cahill relied on her CERT training skills to help individuals...more
Seattle's Pioneer Human Services presents programs for people who are re-integrating themselves back to society from prison or those who are overcoming chemical addiction and a mental...more