Archives for February 2020

Why We Need to Stress the Importance of Social Work in Our Society

We live in a world full of injustice, and constantly have to tackle pressing and complex issues. Social workers are more needed than ever in our society, but often play a background role. Their impact on society as a whole is often forgotten, and the discipline doesn’t get the recognition it deserves. 

Social workers are dedicated to making actual change at the ground level, and help both communities and individuals in need.… [Read more]

The Golden Years?: Keys to Improving Senior Care

They’re the ones who fed us, sheltered us, taught us to read and write. They’re the ones who nurtured us, loved us, took care of us. Now the decades have come and gone, and it’s our time to return the favor. But providing our seniors with the care they deserve isn’t always easy, especially as their health declines and their needs increase.… [Read more]

5 Ways City Planners Can Incorporate Eco-Friendly Construction Materials

City and urban planning has lately begun to involve more and more connection to natural resources. Citizens are more and more concerned about the planet, and city planners should be as well. As a city planner, your job is to determine the best use for a specific city’s resources and land. Part of developing a city is building structures that help the public in day to day activities.… [Read more]

Nonprofit Management Tips for the Socially Conscious

The nonprofit workforce has grown from a fringe sector to a dynamic game-changer in recent years, as more and more young people seek to do right by humanity. The diverse and powerful social sector is an attractive option for young entrepreneurs looking to make a difference and effectively be their own boss. 

And the good news is that philanthropy can pay off: The idea that no one makes money in the nonprofit sector is a common misconception.… [Read more]

Tips for Living More Sustainably, in NYC and Beyond

In 2019, the NYC city council passed its Climate Mobilization Act via a nearly unanimous 45-2 vote. Yet we haven’t yet seen tangible results from the legislation, which aims to significantly improve air quality while reducing carbon emissions. Interestingly, the primary culprit of NYC’s carbon emissions isn’t its dense traffic, but buildings, which are reportedly responsible for nearly 70% of greenhouse gas emissions city-wide.… [Read more]