Each Monday (or, in the case of a holiday, Tuesday), we bring you a roundup of the news, analysis, and resources that caught our attention in the past week. Be sure to share the articles and blogs that intrigued you over the past week, in the comments.
It’s the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, a moment when the civil rights movement crescendoed into Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. It was a call to action in the most public of forums–demanding education, jobs, a living wage, and equality.
Each Monday, we bring you a roundup of the news that’s caught our attention in the past week. Be sure to share the articles and blogs that intrigued you over the past week, in the comments.
Following six nonprofits, a public health office, and the lead organizer, researcher Karabi Bezboruah studies a community development process in a suburban Texas community. Three conclusions are identified to overcome the nearly universal barriers of exclusion of low-income individuals, stake-holders’ misaligned ideologies and approaches, and public apathy.
Colonel David Sutherland — former Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, founder of the Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Community Services, and Purple Heart recipient — writes, “When it comes to addressing the needs of returning veterans, bigger isn’t better.”