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Mapping the Homelessness Problem in America
Nonprofits, designers, and technology specialists have gathered together at the recent Hack to End Homelessness event in Seattle to visualize and contextualize the homelessness problem across the...more



Homeless Graduates
Charlie Boss of the Columbus Dispatch tells stories of graduates who don't have permanent addresses. He relates how a few of these graduates are being kicked out of their homes, leading risky...more

Living Classrooms Foundation CEO Video Interview
Baltimore Business Journal Editor Joanna Sullivan chats with the president and CEO of the Living Classrooms Foundation James Piper Bond in a video interview regarding the Foundation as an educational...more

100 Students Volunteer at Chattanooga Zoo
100 students decided to spend MLK Day volunteering at the Chattanooga Zoo. The students were inspired by MLK to do good and give back to the community. Zoo Director, Darde Long said,"Wow it means...more

Greer STEP To Break Ground In Helping Homeless Families
To help homeless families, Greer STEP will be launched in n October and be operational by February, which will be run by Daily Bread Ministries. Daily Bread Ministries has managed he Greer Soup...more

Spreading Social Impact Globally
Nicole Darabian of Canadian social enterprise Decode Global hands her top tips for global social impact. Her top tips include: Leverage technology; Engage youth in your approach; Focus on a...more

New Study Says Addiction Can\
A new study in Biological Psychiatry finds that once people develop an addiction, they can never completely get over their attraction to the abused substance. Krishna Patel at Institute of...more

HHS Presents $1 Million to Indiana Health Care Group
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the awarding of $1 million to the Covering Kids and Families of Indiana to support Medicaid coverage and Health Insurance Programs...more

Inmates to be Ambassadors of Change, Not of Crime
Founder of Nafisika Trust, Vickie Wambura Kairo, was inspired to start her organization as an answer to Kenya's repeat offenders - youth. She learned that Kenya's youth continued to commit...more






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Social Enterprise Trains Migrants and Refugees with Fashion-Industry Skills

Social Enterprise Trains Migrants and Refugees with Fashion-Industry Skills
Sydney TAFE has teamed with a new clothing and retail social enterprise, The Social Outfit...



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