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Addressing Childhood Deprivation to Prevent Damaging Health Behaviors
Researchers from UCL (University College London) in a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health have found that childhood deprivation promotes damaging health behaviors in...more



Interactive Poverty Simulation to Understand Low-Income Family Struggles
The Center for Civic Engagement and the Office of the Chaplaincy will run an interactive poverty simulation on October 7 to raise awareness of the challenges low-income families go through. During...more

Addressing Sexuality among People Suffering from Dementia
A new research focuses on the issue of sexual expression amongst people with dementia. The study is led by Griffith University researcher Dr. Cindy Jones. The Department of Health and Aging and...more

Social Enterprise That Helps Veterans Start Their Own Businesses Launches Newcastle Base
X-Forces, the social enterprise that aids former armed forces service members kick start their own small businesses, will be expanding its base to Newcastle's Westgate Road. The social...more

SF Outreach Workers Plan New Ways to Move Homeless in Encampment Clearing
Homeless encampment on King Street near Interstate 280 is being cleaned up by San Francisco outreach workers. The workers herded out many people into housing, but a vast majority simply returns to...more

Port St. Lucie Politics Hamper Economic Development Job
A political turmoil at the city hall of Port St. Lucie has hampered the hiring of an economic development manager, thus delaying the accomplishment of several feats. Two of three promising...more

Tenant Participation Resource Service for Community Development
The Illawarra South East Tenant Participation Resource Service (TPRS) is funded by the NSW Department of Family & Community Services, Housing NSW. The initiative aims to render social housing...more

Social Entrepreneurs for Citizens with Disabilities
To spur social investment and economic growth, the European Commission, in collaboration with ONCE Foundation, has kicked off its first European Award for Social Entrepreneurship and...more

A Social Entrepreneur\
Sophie Maxwell shares to Josie Gurney-Read, an Online Education Editor, about her journey from the streets to founding the Really NEET College following her win at Pitch @ Palace for the Most...more






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Fashion Social Enterprise Runs Sustainable Online Shopping Portal


Fashion Social Enterprise Runs Sustainable Online Shopping Portal

Fashion ComPassion director Ayesha Mustafa discusses the inspiration, rewards and challenges of creating and managing her sustainable online fashion retailer.




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