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Monthly Archives: November 2008
The Commonwealth Fund conducted a survey of chronically ill patients in eight industrialized nations (Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States), and it found that those in the U.S. are the most … Continue reading
A study by the MetLife Foundation and Civic Ventures found that half of U.S. nonprofit employers said they saw “encore” workers as highly appealing, and nearly four in 10 said they were moderately appealing, according to an article in the … Continue reading
The U.S. Department of Education has launched U.S.A. Learns, a free Web site to help immigrants learn English, according to the Center for Faith-based and Community Initiatives. The Web site, http://www.USALearns.org, provides free English language training. U.S.A. Learns offers the … Continue reading
Low-income children in Colorado are three times more likely to be obese than the kids of more affluent parents, according to an article in the Rocky Mountain News. About a quarter of children living in households that earn less than … Continue reading
Last week, we asked if you were changing your end-of-the-year appeal as a result of the economic downturn. It seems that many of you are. According to our survey, 75 percent of respondents are planning on changing their appeal. The … Continue reading
By Katy Snyder JVA Communications/Resource Development Associate Barack Obama’s victory last Tuesday brings with it a host of anticipated changes for the country—a timeline for withdrawal in Iraq, possible closure of Guantanamo Bay, renewed stem cell research (http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/11/11/obama.executive.orders/index.html). But what … Continue reading
Justice Department Study Dispels Myths About Girls’ Delinquency: Office of Justice Programs JuvJust (10/30) The Justice Department’s Office of Justice Programs’ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) convened the Girls Study Group (GSG) to gain a better understanding … Continue reading