Veterans & Health: What You Need to Know

Veterans & Health: What You Need to Know

Serving in the military isn’t an easy job. People who have served and protected our country face a number of obstacles when they return to civilian life. They may be at a higher risk of homelessness due to everything they have to deal with. At the same time,...
4 Easy Ways to Thank a Veteran

4 Easy Ways to Thank a Veteran

In the United States, patriotic holidays are a big cause for celebration. Independence Day is just around the corner, and while the observance isn’t directly related to veterans, special attention is always paid to those who have served. But what if you want to...
5 Sustainable Community Development Skills

5 Sustainable Community Development Skills

Sustainable community development is a process that takes time. While the results don’t appear overnight, there are some other tangible benefits that come along with this work. People who work in sustainable community development often develop the following...
Who Participates in Community Development?

Who Participates in Community Development?

Community development workers play a crucial role in neighborhood revitalization and other forms of activism. Although serving in a community development role is important—whether as a staff member, board member, volunteer, or donor—the good news is that just about...
What Do Community Workers Do?

What Do Community Workers Do?

The lifeblood of any organization is its people. Without them, the goals and benefits of sustainable community development would take much longer to realize. But what exactly do community workers do? The work that an organization’s staff and volunteers do varies...