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Tata Social Enterprise Conference - Where Aspiring Entrepreneurs Get Advice
The Tata Social Enterprise conference is a one-day event where leaders from across the social enterprise sector gathered to provide their guidance and advice to up-and-coming social...more



Verizon Wireless to Create Full-Time Jobs in Alabama
Verizon Wireless is going to expand its call center offices to spur 400 full-time jobs in Alabama, particularly in the Huntsville area. The company has announced that more than 300 customer...more

The Adler Group Shells Out $10,000 for Community
The Richland Community Development Corporation and Ontario Growth Corporation will be getting a $5,000 donation each from The Adler Group, a co-developer of the former General Motors site. The...more

Entrepreneurship Workshop for Small Business Start-ups
The Union County Economic Development Corporation, a nonprofit economic development corporation in the state, offers a six-week entrepreneurship 101 workshop for start-up businesses. The program...more

Clay County Ends Partnership with Economic Development Council
The Clay County Commission drops its partnership with the Clay County Economic Development Council for the Clay County Economic Development Alliance. Commissioners have signed a one-year $162,500...more

More Homeless Patients Are Being Discharged With \"No Fixed Abode\"
Homeless patients, including those that suffer from with serious illnesses or addiction, are being discharged by hospitals due to lack of funding. District Health Board figures reveal a flock of...more

Greater Fort Wayne Inc. Asks: What Do You Stand For?
Greater Fort Wayne Inc. recently announced a marketing campaign focused on the theme "What do you stand for?" The organization's officials held a news conference at their downtown office to...more

Civic Engagement Now One Text Away with Textizen
In an effort to bring civic engagement into the digital age, Textizen has created a service that enables local governments to get in touch with their constituents with just one simple text. The...more

Ohio Approves $9.2M Budget for Economic Development Groups
The State of Ohio has recently approved the distribution of $9.2 million to five more regional economic development groups, including Columbus 2020. Columbus 2020, a 10-county economic-development...more






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The Philanthropic Legacy of Tupac Shakur

The Philanthropic Legacy of Tupac Shakur
The Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation, the media corporation MLE Network, and the digital public relations...



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