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San Jose city officials aim to stop prostitution on South First Street by converting the hotels and motels surrounding the area into a housing community for the homeless.
The city council has...more
Local legislators from the Southwestern Vermont Supervisory Union and Bennington Economic Development Partners met with economic development and school officials at a legislative breakfast to discuss...more
Following the disastrous flood that hit Escambia and Santa Rosa counties in Florida, the United Way of Escambia County calls on volunteers for flood relief projects.
Volunteers at these following...more
An Urban Institute report takes on a planning and policy tool called income mixing indicating the rationale, trends, policies, practice, and research for more inclusive neighborhoods and metropolitan...more
Dr Michael Evangeli, from the Department of Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London has learned that younger people, men and those without children are more prone to drop out of HIV...more
In a University of Maryland School of Medicine study published in Neuropsychopharmacology journal, habitual use of marijuana can cause permanent brain impairment in adolescents, not in...more
In collaboration with social entrepreneurs, local officials in Maree take action for the benefit of the Irish society. Three particular Irish "solution makers" are One Foundation, Ashoka and Social...more
Young professionals who have jumped in the social enterprise bandwagon have most benefited from the business attitude of "Don't donate, invest" to quote from writer Ellen Cushing.
The Forest Grove Economic Development team is looking to catch up with the fast-paced world of digital advertising by releasing videos that highlight the city's features for tourists and business...more
Antonio La Cava, a retired school teacher who grew up in Ferrandina, developed a motorized library to share his love of books with the children of Basilicata.
He makes it his mission to promote...more