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Why Community Is Important for Mental Health

Why Community Is Important for Mental Health

  Having good mental health is very important for our quality of life. It makes sense that people should take care of their mental health, just like they do for their physical health. Having a sense of community can help maintain this. Although community can be...

5 Websites to Help You Find Local Volunteer Opportunities

5 Websites to Help You Find Local Volunteer Opportunities

Getting involved with a nonprofit is very easy, as there are many opportunities available in your area. However, finding the right volunteer opportunity that fits your interests and needs is still the most challenging part. There are several websites that you can use...

Characteristics of Successful Community Development

Characteristics of Successful Community Development

The criteria used to define an effective community development organization can vary from one observer to another. For instance, some measure an organization's success by the number of units it constructs or rehabilitates, while others measure it by the number of...

What Does A Community Development Leader Look Like?

What Does A Community Development Leader Look Like?

Community development leaders vary in their various styles and temperaments. Some leaders demonstrate their work while others prefer leading quietly but demand respect. However, successful leaders share the same threads. Community development leaders must have...

Community Development Project Ideas

Community Development Project Ideas

The worst of the pandemic is over, and we are no longer in complete lockdown. Regardless of where you are, it is now safe to plan and host community activities again. However, please ensure that everyone follows your state’s current mandates. Here are some practical...

The Pros and Cons of Gentrification Among Communities

The Pros and Cons of Gentrification Among Communities

Gentrification, or the process of revitalizing aging city neighborhoods, has become a controversial topic in the United States. On the surface, it seems like an excellent idea, but it comes with significant downsides policymakers and the general public need to...

What to Know About Community Advantage Loans

What to Know About Community Advantage Loans

Small Business Administration SBA established an initiative targeted at small businesses through a community Advantage loan program. The Community advantage loan program aims at elevating underserved communities through the provision of traditional loans. Community...