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Homeless Count Growing in New Hampshire
According to a statistical study conducted by the state Department of Health and Human Services' Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services, homelessness in New Hampshire is slightly growing....more



Volunteer UCF Raises Domestic Violence Awareness
Volunteer UCF, along with Victim Services, is bringing attention to domestic and dating violence, the primary cause of injury to women, at a recently held campus event. Students at the event were...more

Two Federal Agencies Announce Funding For Housing and Services For Low-Income Citizens with Disabilities
The Departments of Health and Human Services and Housing and Urban Developed announced $93 million going to 13 states to provide housing and services to low-income people with disabilities. By...more

HHS Invests Nearly $5.3 Million Grants in Rural Health Workforce, Telehealth
The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) will be investing nearly $5.3 million in grants to train a rural health workforce and strengthen support for the use of telehealth services for...more

Homeless Summit Pinpoints Greater Communal Role
A summit with homeless liaisons recognizes ways and key solutions to bolster partnerships and coordinate services. However, a point that was touched on through the summit: how to make others aware...more

NYPD Arrests Homeless Man Who Learns How to Code
Due to the controversy about providing coding lessons to the homeless, NYC programmer and self-proclaimed entrepreneur Patrick McConlogue has gotten much flak for his ideas. His programming...more

Tiny Houses May Solve Homelessness
Second Wind Cottages is a tiny-house village for the chronically homeless in the town of Newfield, NY, outside of Ithaca. The 16-by-20-foot houses in the village were built by more than 125...more

Football Tournament Tackles Homelessness and Addiction Recovery
The 'Homelessness to Recovery' football tournament is intended to help people recovering from addiction and homelessness. The tournament brought teams from across the North East area and even a...more

How to Fight Poverty Now: 12 Things You Should Know
Greg Kaufmann of the Nation lists down 12 things you can do to prevent poverty at this very moment. Kaufmann has reached out to a number of people and agencies who dedicate their lives to fighting...more






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World Economic Forum Launches Learning Exchange on Social Impact Investing

World Economic Forum Launches Learning Exchange on Social Impact Investing
Recently, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has introduced the Global Learning Exchange on Social Impact Investing...



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