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A $6.5 Million in Economic Development Funds
The arts and cultural organizations in the greater Capital Region and North Country have received nearly $6.5 million in economic-development funds. These organizations also maintain the vital...more



LACMA and MOCA Team Up for Media Stability
In partnership with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art will be able to acquire standing and stability after years of financial constraints and internal pressure....more

deliberateLIFE to Spur International Development Through Publishing
South African Fay Johnson founded the publication deliberateLIFE, which channeled her passion to pursue international development. The interactive publication with links to videos and products is...more

Social Enterprise Launches Children\
In partnerhsip with Netiya, social enterprise Project CREED launches its newest book, "Back to the Source." The book is a Los Angeles project that targets the need for a better and more...more

Vets Finding a Home: Giving Homeless Veterans a Voice
A video and photography project titled Vets Finding a Home, which opened at Project H.O.M.E.'s 1515 Fairmount Avenue residence, gives a face and a voice to veterans who have experienced...more

Historic Preservation Boosts Economic Development, Study Finds
According to a study by the Utah Heritage Foundation, historic preservation and conservation spur economic development. The Washington, D.C., real estate and economic development consulting firm...more

Heart Gallery Colorado Features Children Waiting for Adoption Exhibit
Heart Gallery Colorado, a moving display of pictures of children available for adoption in the state, features "compelling and highly emotional" stories through the photos of kids who are in need...more

BottleRock Music Fest Needs Volunteers
The highly acclaimed BottleRock Napa Valley music festival will be giving out free one-day pass tickets for volunteer labor. Over 700 volunteers could be used during the five-day festival at the...more

Dispelling Santa Cruz Homeless Stereotypes through Telling Stories
Annette March, founder and project director of the Not the Other: The Oral Histories of People Experiencing Homelessness, aims to banish misconceptions regarding Santa Cruz's homeless residents by...more

Oakland Artist Transforms Illegally Dumped Garbage into Homes for Homeless
West Oakland artist, Greg Kloehn, drives around the streets near his home studio looking for illegally dumped trash piles that show up every night. Along with a team of volunteers, Greg fashions...more






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Billy Jensen, a digital media strategist, writer, and father of two, believes that people should “return...



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