News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
National Institutes of Health researchers have established the accuracy of a mathematical model that predicts how weight and body fat respond to changes in diet and physical activity in...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
The Texas Conference on Civic Life is a nonpartisan conference introduced participants to hands-on approaches for increasing civic engagement.
The conference was held November 9 in Austin at UT's...more
The Wal-Mart Local Giving Program is offering grants to organizations who work to improve hunger relief and healthy eating, increase sustainability, boost women's economic empowerment and spur...more
A new University of Illinois study reports that sleeping patterns in a family affect all the members of the household, not just children. The study reveals how parents and their children are likely...more
The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) has added "Civic Engagement" to the list of leading practice topics on which it renders training and technical aid services to local...more
A new conducted by Nonprofit HR Solutions has recently expressed that 44% of existing nonprofit groups plan to hire more workers this 2013.
Sitting at the top of the list, are health nonprofits....more
Volunteers slice up of cakes, tortes and other desserts for the Chocolate Extravaganza.
The Chocolate Extravaganza event, now in its 22nd year, benefits the Pomerene Center for the Arts, a...more
According to a recent study led by a researcher at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, beneficiaries of Medicare who are discharged from nursing homes shortly return to...more