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Clemson University Researcher to Speak on Quality Improvement Programs in Hospitals across U.S.
Ashley Kay Childers, a Clemson University research assistant professor, is chosen to participate in a forum to discuss quality improvement programs in hospitals throughout the country. The forum...more



Roof-Sit Raises Funds to Prevent Child Abuse
St. Clair County Child Abuse/Neglect Council Community Roof-Sit raises funds for the prevention of child abuse. The Council uses the funds to incite awareness about child abuse and neglect and to...more

Advocates Lobby Congress to Strengthen New Markets Tax Credit
Thousands of businesses, investors, nonprofit organizations and community leaders urged Congress to keep the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC). The NMTC increases capital stream to businesses and...more

Characteristics of Families Served by the Child Support Program
A report, "Characteristics of Families Served by the Child Support (IV-D) Program: 2010 Census Survey Results," uses the latest data gathered by the US Census Bureau to describe custodial families...more

Report Finds Lack of Transparency in Economic Development
In a new study by Alliance for a Greater New York (ALIGN), there is lack of transparency across economic development agencies in the state. Executive director Matt Ryan notes that lack of program...more

How a Social Entrepreneur Created an Impactful Organization to Reduce Homelessness
Ed Peterson, the founder and Executive Director of Housing Hope is one of Everett, Washington's best social entrepreneurs. Peterson has been highly regarded businessman in the community when he...more

Walking is the New Health Drug
Unlike their city counterparts, rural residents do not sufficiently utilize their open spaces and natural amenities to exercise since rural areas and small towns are more likely to lack the kinds of...more

Florida Gains $8 Billion Grants for Navigator Programs
The US Department of Health and Human Services announced it will fund $67 billion for navigator programs as part of the federally run insurance exchange. Florida earns a portion of the grants...more

Geriatric Education For Rural Health Professionals Scholarship
The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York announces its Geriatric Education For Rural Health Professionals Scholarships, which will allow medical professionals and nurses to attend...more

Coalition for the Homeless Kick Starts Annual Back to School Project
Coalition for the Homeless is set for its sixth annual Project: Back to School, which has provided more than 10,000 backpacks crammed with school supplies to New York City's homeless...more





Russell James, a famed fashion photographer, started Nomad Two Worlds (N2W), an idea that stemmed from Russell’s Australian roots where he witnessed the culture clash between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Australia.




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