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Students for Soldiers Volunteer At Homeless Shelter To Give Back To The Veteran Community
Boston College's Students for Soldiers is a non-partisan service and advocacy organization where its members volunteer at the New England Center for Homeless Veterans (NECHV). The NECHV is...more



Harnessing Infant Power to Teach Empathy in D.C. Schools
The District's Maury Elementary School's newest teachers are bald, cuddly babies who aim to teach a thing or two about kindness to children. The program is called Roots of Empathy, which was...more

Schools Address Student Homelessness
Homelessness is increasing in schools with school officials are counting higher percentages of homeless children among their student body. According to Jake Murray is the director of the Aspire...more

Students More Likely to be Bullied at Schools with Anti-Bullying Initiatives
The latest UT Arlington study finds that students attending schools with anti-bullying programs may be more likely to be victims of bullying than children at schools without such...more

Developing Cities Get an Enhanced Makeover with Minecraft
Part of the United Nations' Block by Block program, community members are asked to redesign public spaces, which includes parks and public squares that need to be redeveloped, inside the popular...more

Hunger and Homelessness on the Rise in San Diego
An article on the World Socialist Web Site describes the increased impact the economic downturn has had on one community in San Diego, CA. Many immigrant families are experiencing increased...more

Pellissippi State College Student Creates Special Scholarship for Homeless Students
Pellissippi State Community College student, Stephanie Davis, 28, has created a special scholarship targeting homeless students. Her inspiration for creating the scholarship came from writing an...more

Education, Employment Outcomes of Disconnected Low-Income Males
An Urban Institute brief discusses the education and employment outcomes of disconnected low-income men in 2008 to 2010. According to the report, these men have lower education levels than...more

82 Georgia Communities to Get Major Community Development Block Grant Funding
About 82 Georgia communities will score nearly $40 million in Community Development Block Grant funding to work on local economic growth projects. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...more

Increase of Elderly at Risk of Homelessness, ABS Finds
A report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reveals an increase in the numbers of elderly that are at risk of homelessness in the private rental market. Housing for the Aged Action...more




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Social Enterprise Tackles Global Pro Bono Week

Social Enterprise Tackles Global Pro Bono Week
Social enterprise startup, Quarterback, pushes mutual advancement among nonprofits, and professional development and social impact program for the...

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