December 03, 2016

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Community development is the process by which civic leaders, activists, local citizens, and professionals improve various aspects of local communities. It empowers individuals with the skills needed to effect change, including building political power and working for a common agenda based on values of fairness, opportunity, and social justice.


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Business Leaders Propel Sustainable Urban Agrihood in Detroit

Published: Nov 30, 2016 – 01:30 PM EST

San Francisco, Calif., Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - Sustainable Brands joins forces with the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) and BASF to debut a mixed-use urban agriculture development project today. A new Community Resource Center in Detroit's lower North End is the result of...

JetBlue Launches in Havana – Its 100th Destination – on Historic First Day of Service Between the U.S. and Cuban Capital

Published: Nov 30, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - Flight 243 Makes History as First Havana-Bound Commercial Flight from New York Metro Area in More Than 50 Years JetBlue Will Also Launch First-Ever Flights From Orlando and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood This Week, Lifting JetBlue to Nearly 50...

CITGO and New England Area Partners Raise $20,000 for Red Sox Foundation Programs in 2016

Published: Nov 24, 2016 – 10:25 AM EST

BOSTON, Nov. 24 /CSRwire/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation, along with its local New England area Marketers, SEI Fuels, Global Partners and Tradewinds, raised $20,000 during the months of July through October for the Red Sox Foundation. Through the CITGO Red Sox-branded spirit pump...

HP Announces World On Wheels Mobile Labs at Global Citizen Festival India

Published: Nov 21, 2016 – 08:42 AM EST

PALO ALTO, CALIF., Nov. 21 /CSRwire/ - /Marketwired/ Today at Global Citizen Festival India, HP announced a commitment to build and deploy 48 self-contained, Internet-enabled digital inclusion and learning labs aimed at driving digital literacy, education programming, entrepreneurship training, and other community services...

Michelle Borré, OppenheimerFunds, Inducted into the 2016 YW Academy of Women Leaders Class

Published: Nov 18, 2016 – 04:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /CSRwire/ - The YWCA of the City of New York (YW) announced that Michelle Borr, sole Portfolio Manager of Oppenheimer Fundamental Alternatives Fund (QVOPX) and lead Portfolio Manager of Oppenheimer Capital Income Fund (OPPEX), along with more than 20...

First-of-its-kind Digital Program Empowers Students to Build Positive Relationships

Published: Nov 18, 2016 – 08:05 AM EST

DALLAS, Texas , Nov. 18 /CSRwire/ - To educate students on how to cultivate and maintain healthy relationships, Mary Kay Inc., loveisrespect and EverFi partnered to launch a Healthy Foundations program. The first-of-its-kind digital program was introduced to students and educators at Martin...

Cigna, Cigna Foundation and Cordani Foundation Partner to Bring More Health Resources to Communities Nationwide

Published: Oct 28, 2016 – 12:39 PM EST

• Go. Know. Take Control. Health Improvement Tour begins Oct. 29 in Phoenix • Mobile clinics will deliver free nationwide biometric screenings and health coaching • Goal is to elevate health awareness and help identify potential health issues • Cordani Family Foundation donating...

GlobalGiving Welcomes 35 New Partners to the GlobalGiving Community

Published: Oct 25, 2016 – 08:20 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 /CSRwire/ - GlobalGiving announced today that 35 new nonprofit organizations have joined the GlobalGiving marketplace. Each of the organizations has participated in GlobalGiving's Accelerator, a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that helps nonprofits take their online fundraising to the...

Aid for Haitian Farmers Affected by Hurricane Matthew

Published: Oct 20, 2016 – 02:37 PM EST

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI, Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - The Haitian non-profit Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA) and its international affiliate, Impact Farming, today launched an appeal for donations to their joint "Haiti Smallholder Recovery Operation" to aid farmers affected by Hurricane Matthew. This initiative will provide...

Boston Event Sparks a National Conversation on Diversity in Incubators and Accelerators

Published: Oct 19, 2016 – 05:16 PM EST

BOSTON, Oct. 19 /CSRwire/ - An event hosted in Boston next week is sparking a national conversation on what it will take to increase women and minority participation in incubators and accelerators. The convening, Catalyzing Inclusivity in Incubators and Accelerators, is organized by...

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