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via Missouri State University News Barred windows, crumbling buildings, no safe green space for children to play, broken glass, barbed wire and hypodermic needles Ð this is the gritty picture Dr. Mike Stout paints of a rough neighborhood in North…

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2015 Michigan Civic Health Index Shows Disparities in Michiganders Civic Health Performance A report released by the Michigan Nonprofit Association, in conjunction with the National Conference on Citizenship, measures the engagement of Michigan residents in important civic activities such as…

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by Jayson Busso, MiBiz.com The recently released 2015 Michigan Civic Health Index highlighted the vastly different civic profiles of millennials and the ÒsilentÓ generation, outlining how those differences can be addressed to promote a greater civic health in the state….

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National Service Agency Calls on More Americans to Serve Communities WASHINGTON, D.C. Ñ As the holiday season spotlights acts of kindness and giving back, a new federal study shows that 1 in 4 Americans volunteered through an organization and 3…

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by Jim Levulis, WAMC An advisory committee in Connecticut has released its second report on civic and public participation in the state showing how publicly involved people are. The information is a mixed bag ahead of a major election year….

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by Christine Stuart, CT News Junkie Connecticut residents are more likely than the rest of the country to volunteer and attend a public meeting, but a civic health report released Tuesday found several areas in need of improvement. According to…

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Washington, D.C. – As the holiday season spotlights charitable contributions and acts of kindness, a new national study shows that Americans significantly increased their commitment to volunteering and civic engagement in 2011, with the national volunteer rate reaching a five-year…

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