Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
In a research conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, African Americans compose more than half of the obese population in the United States.
In a similar study, the University of Missouri School of...more
Imperative and Purpose Economy teams with social entrepreneur Aaron Hurst to establish a venture merger in providing organizations the resources to better serve people and the world.
Founder of The Growing Leaders Foundation, Sallyann Della Casa,says the archaic, dinosaur-like charity systems of NGOs must give way to social enterprise.
Della Casa asserts they need to be...more
Stepping Stone Emergency Housing and Hope4Youth nonprofit are both working to curtail the growing homelessness in suburban Anoka County, particularly homeless youth.
Despite a temporary ban on new...more
Salvation Army's Coffs Harbour branch major, Steve Metcher, says Coffs Harbour faces an increase in homelessness.
Metcher finds that more affluent communities attract poverty. He notes that Coffs...more
Youth Seed is going to lead a summer Social Enterprise Intensive program hosted by United Roots.
Young leaders between the ages of 18-28 that have ideas for a social enterprise, or projects that...more
The Guardian has recently launched its social enterprise soapbox - a place where key issues in the sector will be addressed by social enterprise leaders and experts.
The soapbox acts as an online...more
The One Extra Gift campaign, initiated by Ontario resident Tom Wilson, challenges Richland County residents to buy one extra gift to donate to a child in need this holiday season.
In a video on...more
A Michigan State University researcher argues in a new study that there remains a lack of social services and resources available to help young gay black men.
According to Robin Lin Miller,...more