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This City Is Breathing New Life Into Its Future By Looking To The Past

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 04.10.2014 | Impact

For the past six years, 35-year-old attorney Chad Gruber has helped solve his city’s problems from inside a courtroom. But now, after serving as a p...

LOOK: This Stunning Park Used To Be A...

Michael B. Lehrer | Posted 08.27.2013 | HuffPost Home
Michael B. Lehrer

Joni Mitchell would approve. As we officially opened Spring Street Park on June 17, the song "Big Yellow Taxi" came to mind. We were reversing the ir...

Architecture Biennale Wants YOU!

Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts

The U.S Pavilion at the 13th Venice Architecture Biennale is asking for submissions to coincide with this year's theme, Spontaneous Interventions: des...

From Microfinance to Metafinance: A New Tool to Fight Global Poverty

Melanie Walker | Posted 03.24.2012 | Good News
Melanie Walker

The microfinance revolution created new ways for the world's poor to secure loans. But microfinance institutions normally don't have the capacity or authority to finance community-level infrastructure projects.

Pepsi Pledges $20 Million For Community Projects

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

NEW YORK (AP) -- PepsiCo Inc., looking to freshen up the image of its namesake soda, is pledging to pay at least $20 million for projects people creat...