Category: Community Building

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Starting a Nonprofit? Here’s What to Know Before Budgeting

When you have just put up your nonprofit organization, many logistic concerns must be dealt with. One crucial aspect is to know how to work within a budget because it fuels daily operations and what you can do within a certain period. Before opening a new spreadsheet to lay out all expenses and revenues, an

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Leaving a Positive Impact on Your Local Community

Small local businesses have always held a remarkable part in helping their host community in unique ways. Possessing a closer connection to local consumers than huge stores, such businesses can significantly impact their local economy. And if you’re a local business owner yourself, take note that your success may also depend on the wellbeing and

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Behind Closed Doors: What Really Happens Inside Nursing Homes

There will come a time in your life when you can no longer take care of the elderly in your family because of your work or your own family. Don’t feel bad about not having the capacity to care for your elders because it’s normal, especially if you’re still raising your kids during that time.

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Driving Anxiety: Building Your Confidence Behind the Wheel

Driving is an essential skill a person can have. But for some people, the thought of getting behind the wheel causes fear and anxiety. Driving on highways, for example, can be nerve-wracking, especially when there are a lot of vehicles on the road. This feeling can be overwhelming, making people refuse to learn how to

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Ending Child Abuse in Every Household and Community

The child welfare system isn’t perfect, not by a long shot. But it’s proven to be an effective way to give children from neglectful and abusive households a greater chance at having a better life — far better than the ones they were destined to have if they remained where they are. Every 47 seconds,

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The Role of Social Media in Creating and Disseminating Public Policies

Not many things have changed the way the public interacts with the government and vice-versa. Today, one wrong move from the government can send the public into a frenzy. People can dialogue with government officials—elected or appointed—on social media. They can air their grievances on Facebook. They can exchange tweets with public officials on Twitter.

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At the Ready: Disaster Preparedness Against Winter Storms

Severe winter storms can be devastating. Aside from the sudden outbreak of a global pandemic, the previous was also defined by the increasing need to address the climate crisis. Some of the most intense wildfires and typhoons ever recorded ravaged different parts of the country in 2020. This drastic increase in the frequency and force

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What Happens If You Miss or Fail Your Business’s Fire Safety Inspection?

One of the most basic tasks the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) expects from businesses is to comply with the fire and safety standards. The majority of employers and employees in the U.S. are subject to OSHA’s compliance requirements. Every business establishment is also expected to undergo a fire safety inspection and pass it. If the

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Government Service: How the U.S. Government Hires Its Employees

Government employees are the lifeline of today’s democracy. Unless we start to see a shift in how the government works, we’ll rely on these daytime heroes to be doing every government function. Without them, many departments in the United States government would not work, and without these departments, the entire country would go down in

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How Your Nonprofit Organization Can Boost Community Engagement

For a nonprofit organization, establishing a network of community relations is critical to promote their goals and spread awareness. From continued operations, name recognition to community partnerships, each one requires great engagement and support to be done. However, it is imperative to take note that forging community engagement does not happen overnight. It requires a

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