February 27, 2017

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Gap Year Leads to Global Stage for NGOs

After my senior year of high school, I decided to take a gap year before beginning my freshman year of college at George Washington University. I traveled to Russia, China, Cambodia, Israel, Jordan, South Africa and Tanzania. In each country,...

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Mayor, Investors and Affordable Housing Partners Announce Launch of San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund

Published: Feb 24, 2017 – 05:00 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - Mayor Edwin M. Lee, affordable housing developers and private investors announced their support on Thursday for an innovative new tool to help preserve and produce homes for working-class families in San Francisco. The San Francisco Housing Accelerator...

HanesBrands' Continuing Education Program For Employees is Transforming Lives in Central America and the Caribbean

Published: Feb 23, 2017 – 04:52 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 23 /CSRwire/ - When Felipa Benitez joined HanesBrands' Honduras operations seven years ago, she could not read or write. Today, the 34-year-old mother of two is one of the latest HanesBrands employees to hold a new high school diploma after...

Consumers Energy Employees Walk in Michigan Communities to Help Residents Stay Warm This Winter

Published: Feb 17, 2017 – 01:15 PM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Feb. 17 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy employees are encouraging community members to join them in Walks for Warmth across Michigan, raising funds to help families to stay warm. "Our employees live and work in the communities we serve, and we are...

Blue Cross Foundation Announces Grant Awards For Innovation

Published: Feb 08, 2017 – 12:00 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 08 /CSRwire/ - The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation has announced the first three grant awards from its New Horizons grant fund. The three Projects receiving $10,000 awards to pilot new, innovative ideas are: Fresh Central...

Expanded Community Recess Partnership Aims to Increase Physical Activity and Support Learning Through the Power of Play

Published: Jan 30, 2017 – 03:03 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, RI, Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI), Playworks New England and the Rhode Island Healthy Schools Coalition (RIHSC) announced today an expanded second-year recess partnership to increase physical activity and bolster social-emotional skills in local students....

New Research Highlights Potential Vulnerabilities of Urban Food Systems to Natural Disasters

Published: Jan 24, 2017 – 09:48 AM EST

BOSTON, Jan. 24 /CSRwire/ - The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) today released new research in a report titled, The Resilience of America's Food Systems: Evidence from Five Cities. Supported by a grant from The Rockefeller Foundation, the study finds that...

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