News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
The latest Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests that lack of trust in health system caused the Ebola outbreak to get out of control in West Africa during the early stages...more
According to a new study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, school cafeterias may serve healthy food options but young schoolchildren often barely put it on their trays and eat...more
Following the big race, volunteers pitched in to clean up trash at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Individual volunteers and community groups are waiting in line just to pick up litter at the...more
Nashville Coalition for the Homeless presents with the Phyllis M. Frank Volunteer Award to local volunteers Julie Davis and Cheryl Hays of Re-New, a program at the YWCA of Nashville & Middle...more
An Urban Institute report, New Perspectives on Homeownership Tax Incentives, documents three tax reforms that address to promote homeownership through a channel other than the deductibility of...more
The White House and Congress failed to take action against the looming federal deficit reduction and the devastating effects it would cause across various states in the country.
The Federal government's response to the 2009 economic slump was the Strengthening Communities Fund (SCF) authorized under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).
A 13-year-old social enterprise, Thistle Farms, works to address trafficking, addiction and prostitution among women through promoting healing of love.
The women of Thistle Farms are bringing...more
Cognizant Technology Solutions, a leading provider of IT-related and business process outsourcing services, is sponsoring six Maker Corp host sites as part of its initiative to build student interest...more