Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Cancer care advocates and physicians across the U.S. are rallying Congress lawmakers to stop the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) from executing the sequester cut to Medicare payments...more
Ashoka Arab World will be joining the 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) as a Knowledge partner, together with 3000 entrepreneurs, government officials and thought leaders.
Ashoka Arab World...more
The charity New Entrepreneurs Foundation has released a guide that lists more than 500 different organizations that can advise young entrepreneurs about where they can get help, including start-up...more
The Youth Employment Fund, located in Ontario, is helping local young people get sustainable jobs, receive training and earn some valuable work experience.
The fund is helping employers provide...more
Personal and online banking service, Co-operative Bank, partnered with Social Enterprise UK and Social Enterprise Scotland to create a free bank account exclusively for social enterprises.
Abacus Wealth Partners will provide at least $126 million to impact investments over the next two years, following a White House roundtable on impact investing.
The Abacus initiative is one of the...more
Brigade, a new start-up being viewed as a way to engage young voters in politics by making it more like a social media experience, trying to use technology to encourage people to get...more
A legislation announced Monday is the latest public-health reform by Mayor Bloomberg which proposes to keep tobacco off the table in most retail shops.
New York City has considerably shrunk youth...more
The United Way of Washtenaw County will introduce a new online volunteer center by the end of summer.
The center will connect people interested in volunteering with local nonprofits that depend on...more
Danville High School alumnus and Skoll Foundation grantee, Molly Melching, is the subject of the new book, "However Long the Night."
The book is about Melching's experience living and working...more