February 10, 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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The Anaheim Union High School District and Union Bank Partner to Open First Anaheim Student-Run Branch

Published: Jan 26, 2016 – 12:00 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 26 /CSRwire/ - Union Bank, in partnership with the Anaheim Union High School District (AUHSD), today announced the grand opening of the bank's first student-run branch in the city of Anaheim at Loara High School located at 1765 W. Cerritos...

Volunteers to Help Transform Louisiana Community on MLK Day of Service

Published: Jan 15, 2016 – 03:40 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /CSRwire/ - In honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, 100 AmeriCorps members serving with Rebuilding Together - a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing - and Volunteer Louisiana will perform free critical home...

Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Names Caroline Gallagher as EVP, Chief Development Officer

Published: Dec 14, 2015 – 08:30 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin, a non-profit adoption and family services agency, today announced that Caroline Gallagher has joined the 107-year-old agency as EVP, Chief Development Officer. Gallagher will design, implement and manage all fundraising activities. In this role she will...

Detroit Development Fund, JPMorgan Chase and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Announce First Loan Recipients of the Entrepreneurs of Color Fund

Published: Dec 03, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

DETROIT, Dec. 03 /CSRwire/ - The Detroit Development Fund (DDF), JPMorgan Chase Co. and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced the first four Detroit-based minority-owned small businesses receiving loans and lines of credit from the Entrepreneurs of Color (EOC) Fund. The lending...

HEINEKEN USA Becomes First Brewer to Join The Recycling Partnership

Published: Dec 01, 2015 – 10:15 AM EST

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Dec. 01 /CSRwire/ - The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit committed to improving curbside residential recycling, today welcomes HEINEKEN USA, its first alcohol company member, effective immediately. As a leading sponsor, the brewer will provide industry expertise to help improve...

Alliance Data Makes $2.6 Million Donation to United Way Chapters Nationwide

Published: Nov 19, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

DALLAS, Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, and its Columbus, Ohio-based card services business and Irving, Texas-based Epsilon business, today announced a $2.6 million donation to United Way chapters...

Seattle International Foundation, Tableau Foundation, & The Annie E. Casey Foundation Announce Collaborative Grant to Support Data-Driven Advocacy in Latin America

Published: Nov 18, 2015 – 01:33 PM EST

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador, Nov. 18 /CSRwire/ - Seattle International Foundation (SIF) and REDIM, Red de Derechos de la Infancia en Mexico are pleased to announce a new coalition to bring data-driven advocacy efforts for key children's rights groups in Latin America. In...

Macomb Innovation Fund Awards $300,000 to Five Detroit-area Technology-focused Startups

Published: Nov 18, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

WARREN, Mich.,, Nov. 18 /CSRwire/ - Five early-stage companies from Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties will receive $300,000 in funding from the Innovation Fund Macomb Community College, Powered by JPMorgan Chase Co. The Innovation Fund is a $2.7 million effort to stimulate...

3BL Media Webinar Focuses on ROI of Community Involvement Programs

Published: Nov 03, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

Join 3BL Media and Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship for a free webinar Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. ET.

Historic Forum in Peru on Energy Development and Participation of Indigenous Peoples Convenes Diverse Stakeholders for Dialogue and Positive Change

Published: Oct 28, 2015 – 08:15 AM EST

Co-organized by Equitable Origin and indigenous group AIDESEP with support from U.S. DOI and USAID, forum brings together indigenous leaders, government ministers, industry representatives, and a former OPEC Secretary General to foster dialogue for more inclusive and transparent energy development on indigenous lands.

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