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Two Federal Agencies Announce Funding For Housing and Services For Low-Income Citizens with Disabilities
The Departments of Health and Human Services and Housing and Urban Developed announced $93 million going to 13 states to provide housing and services to low-income people with disabilities. By...more



Ace Plays Key Role in Moxee Economic Development
Ace retail hardware stores from around the Pacific Northwest serve as a reminder of the critical role Ace plays in the success of the 330 stores in the Moxee area. As part of an economic...more

6 Western North Carolina Nonprofits Receive Economic Development Grants
It has recently been announced that six western North Carolina nonprofit organizations have received over $5.85 million in grants from the NC Community Development Initiative. The Initiative's...more

Improving Health and Public Safety through Information Sharing Opportunities
A report by the Criminal Justice and Health Collaboration Project documents information sharing between criminal justice and healthcare communities may possibly boost public safety and health...more

Statewide Homeless Coalition to Hold Annual Homeless and Housing Summit on April 7-9
The Kansas Statewide Homeless Coalition will conduct the 15th Annual Summit on Homelessness and Housing April 7 through 9 at the Ramada Hotel Conference Center in Salina. The summit will include a...more

A New, Innovative Approach to Housing and Community Development
Homeowners in Lagos, Nigeria have the rare privilege of living in an estate with modern amenities for horse racing. This effort is part of Building Diagnostic's new and unique approach to housing...more

New Study Finds Child Abuse Increase Links with Income Inequality
A new income inequality-child maltreatment study is the first comprehensive research to target child abuse in places in terms of income disparities. The findings show that poverty is one of the...more

LaPorte County Council Approves Economic Development Funds
The Laporte County Council has recently voted to approve funding for the new Laporte County Office for Economic Development. The commissioners requested nearly $200,000 but a lesser amount was...more

Community Leaders Agree on Economic Development
Community leaders are in the process of syncing its parallel goals and objectives: A committee was formed to create a structure of a new economic development organization. The organization is yet...more






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Establishing a Social Enterprise Curriculum


Several British colleges and universities have embraced social entrepreneurship in their curriculum. Pathik Pathak at Southampton have introduced n interdisciplinary module in Social Enterprise, which is open to students of all year groups and across all disciplines.




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