News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, an estimated 32 million people will receive mental health or substance use disorder benefits, or both, under the Affordable Care...more
William Wolfe-Wylie, writer for O.Canada, shares about Richard Pietro's fight for an open government. To spread awareness about open government and open data, he's riding his motorcycle across...more
Jerome Labeaux, supposed Lakota spiritual leader and cultural coordinator, pleaded guilty last Monday due to drug charges.
Labeaux was accused for drug possession and driving under the influence...more
Recently, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) reduced the loan limits for its single-family insurance program in 652 counties, while raising them in 89 counties.
In an Urban Institute...more
The Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless hopes that the Legislature will approve $100 million in bonds this year to build affordable housing.
According to Willmar-based Rhonda Otteson, southwest...more
The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) President, Diane Enos, has lauded the actions of Arizona Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake for backing up the federal legislation entitled...more
Recently, states of Kansas and Texas have conducted suspicion-based drug testing for TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) and Unemployment Insurance applicants.
However, evidence found...more
In this narrative written by Forbes contributor John Kluge (who is also a straightedge), he described the Philanthropunks, a scene that centers on positive aspects of the Punk ethos.
Tom Watson, consultant and Forbes contributor, shares four critical lessons he's learned to social entrepreneurs.
He left the corporate world to build his own social venture, a small consulting...more