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Cell Phone Coaching May Improve Parenting, Study Finds
University of Kansas and Notre Dame researchers learned that when parenting coaches texted and called participating moms in a home-based parenting program, they were more likely to learn and use...more



Advocates for Homeless Youth Lobbies for Better Housing
Youth homeless supporters in Connecticut claimed that there is a need for better housing to safely house young people in crisis. According to a report, Invisible No More, released by the homeless...more

Study Finds Homeless Youths with Friends at Lower Risk for STDs
A new study finds that young homeless people who have same-sex friends and acquaintances with stable housing are at lower risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Findings also reveal that...more

Young Adults Who Care for Animals May Have Stronger Communal Connections and Relationships
According to a study appearing in Applied Developmental Science, young adults who care for animals may have stronger social relationships and connection to their communities. Megan Mueller, Ph.D.,...more

NYU-Poly Teams Up With HEAF to Provide STEM for Middle-School Students
NYU Poly's Center for K12 STEM Education hooks up with leading NYC education nonprofit HEAF to offer STEM education to underserved middle and high school students in the city. As the demand for...more

Aiming for Equitable Development
Civil society leaders are gearing up for equitable development while the United Nations is working on a scheme to succeed the Millennium Development Goals beyond 2015. During a recent meeting on...more

Spirit of Philanthropy Is Alive and Kicking In Fairfield
Philanthropy in the Greater Fairfield County is ever-growing, as described by the Connecticut Post (CP), Southwestern Connecticut's daily newspaper. CP will be creating a newspaper section that...more

Elected Officials Economic Development Orientation
About 45 elected officials and members of the Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development Alliance has recently hosted an Elected Officials Economic Development Orientation. The purpose of this...more

5 Stages of Grief after a Failed Social Enterprise
Dan Morrison, of The Guardian, speaks about the five stages of grief after a failed social enterprise, and how to cope and recover motivation to be willing to start all over again. Morrison, as he...more

New Study Reveals Autistic Children Are More Sedentary Than Peers
A new study published in the journal "Autism Research and Treatment" finds that children with autism are more sedentary than their typically-developing peers. The study were co-authored by Kiley...more




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