For decades, Harvard Chan alumni have shed light on high maternal mortality rates in African American women. Finally, policymakers are beginning to pay attention.
by Amy Roeder
Community, Nonprofits and Businesses sharing Information
January 22, 2019; Source: Next City
People may check out fewer books from libraries than they used to, but libraries have continued to grow as their role as community hubs deepens. Here…Continue
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Barbara’s reporting got us thinking about the importance of urban trees, so we called up Colleen Murphy-Dunning to learn more. She is the Director of the Hixon Center for Urban Ecology and the Urban Resources Initiative at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
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Late last month, published a piece with the somewhat incendiary title “How placemaking is tearing apart social housing communities.” The article tells a distressing story of a local east London council forcing the relocation of social housing residents so the estate could be refurbished, and how years later, hundreds of units remain empty as displaced residents have yet been able to return. The details as described are a little murky — or perhaps I just got lost in the…Continue
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As the IRS implements this major tax legislation, check this page for updates and resources to learn how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) affects retirement plans, tax exempt organizations and governments.…Continue
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by Amy Roeder
Serena Williams knew her body well enough to listen when it told her something was wrong. Winner of…
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GUILFORD, CT - To mark the tragic one year anniversary of the death of Ethan Song from a gun shot, friends of the Songs are planning a special event to honor his memory.
Friends of the family had this to say about the plans:
Source: Guilford Patch
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Connecticut, too, is feeling the pain.
WTNH News 8: …Continue
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Green Schoolyards America connects ecological innovation with education, equity, and community engagement.
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