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Restaurants role in saving youth and communities

According to Measure of America (a report of the Social Science Research Council), 1 in 7 American adolescents and young adults between the ages of 16-24 is neither working nor in school. We refer to these young people as our “disconnected youth.” Isolation from communities, education and work opportunities proves extremely costly to cities like Wilmington and to our state as a whole. —  Delaware Online January 19, 2017

Health Literacy: Sonoma County Library has your health in mind with comprehensive program

The library also looked at the county's recent Portrait of Sonoma report, which documented health and wellness needs in the county down to the neighborhood level. The report found that these issues are largely preventable through education. —  North Bay Bohemian January 18, 2017