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Homeless Young People Lobby for Youth-Based Shelters
Homeless young people call on Massachusetts legislators to support a bill that would provide youth-based shelters and services geared for their age group. These homeless youth told lawmakers on...more



Importance of Preserving Ties with Family During Imprisonment
University of Huddersfield researchers published a paper in the Prison Service Journal that examines what impact family ties and relationships can have on the prisoner, as well as how imprisonment...more

Budget Cuts Harm Head Start Programs
The Head Start program in Pembina County will receive the brunt of the federal budget cuts in which more children won't be returning next year. The sequestration cuts the support for programs...more

Knoxville Organizations Help Homeless Kids and Their Families
Organizations across Knoxville-Knox County are pitching in to help homeless children and their families cope with their current situation. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness,...more

State Aid for Child Care Increases
State aid for child care has increased to assist parents and families in covering costs for the rising prices being charged for care. According to Carol Cartledge, Department of Human Services'...more

Homeless Agencies Cautiously Welcomes Social Impact Investing Scheme
Homeless agencies have set a cautious welcome to the Social Impact Investing scheme, which was announced in the budget that will primarily focus on housing projects. The first phase of the scheme...more

Courses Students Take Influence the Friendships They Make
A national study spearheaded by a Michigan State University researcher finds out how teens are really choose their friends and niche at school. It's revealed that courses students take profoundly...more

Sandwich Generation Cannot Be Social Entrepreneurs
A counter argument on why the sandwich generation cannot be social entrepreneurs. Craig Dearden-Phillips argues that managing a social enterprise was too risky when he had young mouths to feed....more






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2014 National Awards Announces Finalists That Do Social Good

2014 National Awards Announces Finalists That Do Social Good
The 2014 Social Enterprise Awards, now on is 2nd year, has revealed its finalists, which include...



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