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Centre For Civil Society to Form Series of Talks to Supplement iPolicy Programs
India's leading think tank, the Centre for Civil Society forms a series of talks and forums in various colleges of Delhi University this March. The series of talks pursues to supplement the...more



Better Access to Fruits and Veggies Fail to Curb Obesity Problem
In a surprising new research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Penn State University, US neighborhood grocery store initiative that improves access to healthy foods is...more

Vice President Scott Aims to Fight AIDS Faster Through Coordinated Approach
Vice President of Zambia, Guy Scott, wants to have a fast fighting, coordinated approach to AIDS. He says fighting HIV and AIDS is a "huge and complex issue which requires concerted efforts from...more

Genesee County Economic Development Center Gets New Grants for STAMP Property
New grants are rolled out for Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC) for its Western New York Science, Technology and Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP). The GCEDC funding, part of...more

New Initiatives to Increase New Yorker Access to Healthy Farm-Fresh Produce
Two food and nutrition programs are being announced to increase New Yorkers' access to farmers markets' produce and foster healthy eating. The Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program is being...more

Analysis: Understanding and Confidence of Basic Health Insurance Concepts
The Health Reform Monitoring Survey (HRMS) investigated how the public is confident in their understanding of the following health insurance terms. The survey's findings revealed basic health...more

Musical Workshops to Help Homeless
One of the new ways to tackle homelessness is through musical workshops. The Intersections, a multi-cultural, multi-faith advocacy group, recently held a workshop in New York City hosted by the...more

Mental Health Care for Homeless Youth
Mental health is among the many concerns that affect homeless youth. However, the availability and accessibility to its treatment is limited. Kate J. Hodgson of the School of Psychology at UK's...more

How Can Social Enterprise Education be Instrumental in Future Social Development?
Dr. Pathik Pathak, lecturer in sociology at the University of Southampton, asserts that social enterprise education will be contributory in addressing social challenges in the future. Dr. Pathak...more

Higher Stroke Risk in Young People
According to a report in the journal Neurology, young adolescents show high risk factors for strokes. The authors of the report suggested more emphasis is required on teaching about stroke in...more






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A Place for Grace – A Social Enterprise Boutique


A Place for Grace – A Social Enterprise Boutique

A Place for Grace, founded by Robin Nash and Mary Vivo, is a social enterprise boutique that will open in Midtown Fort Collins.




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