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National Rebuilding Month: Impact of Home Hazards on Early Childhood Development

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According to the MacArthur Foundation, early childhood development can be significantly impeded by an unsafe or unhealthy environment.

West Africa Biodiversity and Climate Change Project | Combatting Wildlife Trafficking, Increasing Coastal Resilience, and Reducing Biodiversity Loss

Combatting wildlife trafficking, increasing coastal resilience and reducing deforestation, forest degradation, and biodiversity loss
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Many of West Africa’s 340 million residents are facing serious risks due to a rapidly changing climate. A series of interconnected direct and indirect drivers of resource degradation—illegal and unsustainable logging, wildlife poaching and trafficking, poverty, population growth, and weak governance—threaten the sustainability of key transboundary resources; undermine the ability of the region’s human and natural systems to respond and adapt to anthropogenic shocks and stressors; and in turn, compromise sustained and broad-based economic growth.

Rebuilding Together, Lowe’s to 'Rebuild-A-Block' in Communities Throughout the Country

Lowe's Heroes employee volunteers to rebuild homes, community centers for residents in need
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Rebuilding Together, a leading national non-profit rebuilding communities in need across the country, will partner with Lowe's to launch its Rebuild-a-Block program and restore homes and neighborhood service centers in Tampa, Fla., Henderson, Nev. and Fayetteville, N.C. 

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Rebuilding Together, a leading national non-profit rebuilding communities in need across the country, will partner with Lowe's to launch its Rebuild-a-Block program and restore homes and neighborhood service centers in Tampa, Fla., Henderson, Nev. and Fayetteville, N.C. 

Diverse and Inclusive Workforce Inspires Innovation at Shire

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At Shire, we are committed to people of all races, genders and sexual orientations. We believe our collective differences provide a solid foundation for our sector-leading position. Harnessing our differences provides a wealth of ideas and innovations that allow us to be more responsive to customer needs.

Good News about the Proposed PA State Budget for Intellectual Disability and Autism Services

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I have good news about the proposed Pennsylvania budget to share with you. The collective strength and advocacy at the state level of individuals and organizations involved in human services has led to the most favorable budget proposal for intellectual disability and autism services that we have seen in Pennsylvania in many years. The proposed PA budget includes funding for a rate increase, affecting not just people with disability but also the people who support them.

This budget proposal is a win for intellectual disability and autism services!

Rebuilding Together Affiliates to Engage 40,000 Volunteers on 1,600 Rebuild Projects During National Rebuilding Month this April

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Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides homeowners in need with critical home repairs, will host its annual National Rebuilding Month this April. Nearly 40,000 volunteers will serve in more than 1,600 affiliate-led rebuild projects across the country throughout National Rebuilding Month.

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Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides homeowners in need with critical home repairs, will host its annual National Rebuilding Month this April. Nearly 40,000 volunteers will serve in more than 1,600 affiliate-led rebuild projects across the country throughout National Rebuilding Month.

The Economist’s Pride and Prejudice Event Drills Down on Diversity

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On March 23, 2017, The Economist’s Pride and Prejudice event brought together more than 600 global leaders from business, politics, and civil society to discuss lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) diversity and inclusion. The global 24-hour conversation spanned events in Hong Kong, London, and New York—livestreamed to approximately 17 million people—and focused on the business costs and opportunities related to diversity.

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