News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
According to census data, record numbers of homeless families are constricting the Massachusetts' shelter system.
For homeless advocates, shelter operators, state officials and the homeless...more
Federal budget cuts tremendously affected the local Head Start programs, which mean fewer children from low-income families will get services for school readiness.
However, the US Department of...more
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University research team has learned that community-based pharmacies can be effective locations for offering rapid HIV diagnosing and testing.
According to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, the new web-based course - Project YEAH (Young Adults Eating and Active for Health) - can improve health in young...more
21st century technology has opened many doors in increasing the level of engagement between citizens and local governments.
Cities are now embracing technology to get citizen feedback. Typically,...more
When Dr. James "Greg" White and his orthodontist practice firm White, Greer and Maggard became involved in specific philanthropic projects, they realized that more people also became involved with...more
The Bradford Royal Infirmary is calling for more volunteer patients to help trainee doctors sharpen their diagnostic skills.
During their five-year course, students at the School of Medicine at...more