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Massachusetts in Deep Crunch to End Homelessness
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

Cuts in Federal Funding Causes Fewer Local Head Start Slots
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

Community-Based Pharmacies Are Effective Locations for Rapid HIV Testing
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. The...more

Project YEAH Course May Improve Health in Young Adults
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

Civic Engagement in the 21st Century
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

The Good Karmic Cycle of Intentional Philanthropy that Stimulates Social Change
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

City Hospital Calls for Volunteer Patients to Help Trainee Doctors
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

Social entrepreneurs Manjil Rana and Shin-chul Yoon founded the Maya Universe Academy as an answer to Nepal’s growing problems in its educational system.

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