Arts, Culture & Humanities, General/Other News
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According to the US Department of Heath and Human Services (HHS), more than 20,000 Latinos across the country will be participating in a local festival to sign up as organ transplant donors.
The arts and cultural organizations in the greater Capital Region and North Country have received nearly $6.5 million in economic-development funds.
These organizations also maintain the vital...more
Erik Takeshita, Deputy Director of Local Initiatives Support Corp., shares on a Huffington Post blog his cross-country perspective at how arts and culture programs are helping bring vibrancy into...more
The Surrey Homelessness & Housing Society, an organization dedicated to addressing the needs of people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, is holding its film screening and awards event at...more
Social-reading subscription service Bookmate has announced it is taking a $3 million funding to share the love of reading to Turkey, Scandinavia, and Latin America this 2014.
Annette March, founder and project director of the Not the Other: The Oral Histories of People Experiencing Homelessness, aims to banish misconceptions regarding Santa Cruz's homeless residents by...more
Lexington, Missouri receives an assistance package from the University of Missouri extension. The package is effective for two years maximum and will be used for economic development in the context...more
Star Wars filmmakers have launched a contest to raise money for UNICEF programs by offering its fans a role in the movie.
The Star Wars: Force for Change challenge is intended at "finding...more
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) integrates a unique approach to improve the lives of locals and subdue poverty by promoting cultural heritage and...more
West Oakland artist, Greg Kloehn, drives around the streets near his home studio looking for illegally dumped trash piles that show up every night.
Along with a team of volunteers, Greg fashions...more