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The Home Depot Foundation Announces Winners of 2010 Awards of Excellence for Affordable Housing Built Responsibly

Winning Projects Serve as Model for All Residential Development
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) ATLANTA - November 18, 2010 - The Home Depot® Foundation today announced the winners of its sixth annual Awards of Excellence for Affordable Housing Built Responsibly.  Lopez Community Land Trust in Lopez Island, Washington, was selected as the winner in the homeownership category, and First Community Housing, San Jose, California, was selected as the winner in the rental category.  Each winning organization will receive a $75,000 grant and each runner up will received a $25,000 grant to further their goal of producing efficient, healthy and affordable housing.

A five year, $2 million commitment from the UPS Foundation supports young women to become advocates and leaders

Focus on Leadership Development and Advocacy Opportunities for Girls to Engage in Global Issues
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The UPS Foundation and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) announce a five-year, $2 million commitment that supports young women to become advocates and leaders on issues such as environmental sustainability, the Millennium Development Goals and community development.

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The UPS Foundation and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) announce a five-year, $2 million commitment that supports young women to become advocates and leaders on issues such as environmental sustainability, the Millennium Development Goals and community development.

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Leadership, Learning and the Millennial Generation

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The final installment in a series of interviews with Greg Van Kirk, an Ashoka Lemolson Fellow and Social Entrepreneur in Residence at Columbia University.  He discusses the impact  that international social and business engagment can have on emerging leaders in the millennial generation and how his program can be replicated across the globe.

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The final installment in a series of interviews with Greg Van Kirk, an Ashoka Lemolson Fellow and Social Entrepreneur in Residence at Columbia University.  He discusses the impact  that international social and business engagment can have on emerging leaders in the millennial generation and how his program can be replicated across the globe.

Learning for Good - A New Model for Personal, Business and International Development

A New Model for Peronal, Business and International Development
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An informative article that illustrates a unique model for combining long-term leadership development with social responsibility and community development; using a residency in Guatemala as a lever for transformative change.

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An informative article that illustrates a unique model for combining long-term leadership development with social responsibility and community development; using a residency in Guatemala as a lever for transformative change.

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