Human Services, 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.
Recently, Bound for Success kids learned how to churn ice cream and make crispy treats, which affords them a fun break from the usual shelter food.
The kids got to customize their sweet treats by...more
One U.S. state began providing free apartments to the homeless with no strings attached. As part of a welfare expansion, the state saw a 74 percent decline in homelessness.
This state is none...more
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill claim that mothers who completed a mandatory community intimate-partner violence (IPV) program were less prone to be re-victimized and...more
It has recently been reported Black Hills States University Alumnus, John Johnson, was chosen to be one of the honorees for the 2012 Starkey Hearing Foundation.
Johnson was acknowledged for his...more
Due to his nasty demeanor on the streets of a South Carolina town, longtime Ninety-Six resident and homeless "Rock Man" Ben Richardson wouldn't expect people to help him.
But a community-wide...more
Dave Moore of Southside Rides Foundation provides youth, aged 14 to 19 years, a second chance of getting their lives back on track.
Moore opens his auto-body repair shop and trains young men and...more
The Covenant House Academy Grand Rapids, a year-round charter high school working with homeless, dropout and at-risk youth, will be holding an open house for community and business leaders,...more
Linnea and Danielle, the creators of Raw Threads, a nonprofit devoted to giving people a voice through drawing and fashion, works with the Coalition for the Homeless to address needs of people living...more
CLASP presents a report, "Better for Babies: A Study of State Infant and Toddler Child Care Policies," that delivers data from a recent state survey of child care subsidy, licensing, and quality...more
In October, the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) released an annual census that found that since 2007, the beginning of the global economic recession, the number of homeless youth...more