Community Development, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
BagoSphere, a social enterprise that offers training programs specifically for Bago City out-of-school youths to gain access to high quality employment, is a finalist in the 2013 Asia Pacific Cities...more
As Albemarles three-year economic vitality action plan comes close to completion, county staff are preparing to ask the Board of Supervisors to consider expanding economic development efforts.
At a luncheon held by the Northern Kentucky Volunteer Lawyers (NKVL) and sponsored by the Lawyers Mutual Insurance of Kentucky, volunteer lawyers were honored for their commitment in helping meet the...more
In New Hampshire, the month of March comes with a lot of mud and civic engagement. Meetinghouses will be trudged by community leaders, leaving muddied footprints on the floors courtesy of wet storms...more
A Philadelphia-based social enterprise, Wash Cycle Laundry, is a three-and-a-half-year-old business that racks up dirty laundry and delivers clean sheets the next day by using economical,...more
Entrepreneur highlights Lauren Bush Lauren as part of its South by Southwest (SXSW) coverage on innovations and ideas that change the world and transform lives.
Lauren helms in a special session...more
A new housing development that provides on-site counseling and employment to veterans to help them rebuild their lives is bringing permanent homes to 60 homeless veterans in Amityville, New...more
Shine, an extensive volunteer project, gathered an estimated 5,000 volunteers to clean up neighborhoods in the Jackson Metro.
The trash clean up is due to a massive residential disaster in the...more
Award-winning journalist and Forbes contributor, Anne Field, tells the story of Zack Rosenberg and his social enterprise DoGoodBuyUs.com.
Field writes how Rosenberg and his co-founder Elise King...more