News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Dave Moore of Southside Rides Foundation provides youth, aged 14 to 19 years, a second chance of getting their lives back on track.
Moore opens his auto-body repair shop and trains young men and...more
In CLASP's new report, "In Feel the Heat: the Unrelenting Challenge of Young Black Male Unemployment," it features the employment and job hunting challenges black male youths often...more
Logan County has been approved to coalesce with an economic development group to draw new jobs and businesses in the area. The current regional Economic Development Administration consists of Peoria,...more
Rural women in India rope in young seaweed plants in preparation for growing seaweed. The practice offers a steady source of income for these women, who can't be away from their families long enough...more
The Youth Employment Fund, located in Ontario, is helping local young people get sustainable jobs, receive training and earn some valuable work experience.
The fund is helping employers provide...more
According to the Louisiana Economic Development (LED) office, Louisiana's economy will be expected to perform really well in the coming years.
LED recently released a document that states...more
The U.S. Department of Labor acquired $1,914,681.50 in back wages and fringe benefits for nearly 150 workers at Proimtu Mmi-Nv LLC.
Proimtu Mmi-Nv LLC is a Henderson-based subcontractor providing...more
The Philadelphia Foundation awards $25,000 grant to Good Samaritan Shelter (GSS) in Phoenixville to support its social enterprise program.
The grant will be used to employ the services of a...more
The Hillsborough County Extension Service has recently announced that it will be kicking off 2013 with a training course for volunteer workers who seek to become a Florida Master Money Mentor.
COWS (Center on Wisconsin Strategy) and CLASP have profiled adult workers in every state who are in need of better skills and wages.
One approach to helping low-income adults and long-term...more