How an Ancient Banking Technique Can Help America’s Poor – Saving money 2.0. An Arizona resident updates an old concept to the digital era.
SXSW: 10 Panels That Could Change America – When thinkers and dreamers are in the same room, their discussions are certain to inspire big ideas.
These Veterans Rallied to Save a Fellow Vet From the Cold – The mission of the Fox Valley Veterans Council: To help comrades that have nowhere else to turn
Chalk, Paper, Scissors: A Startup Aiming to Help Teachers and Save Detroit – Detroit schools receive a percentage of Chalkfly’s profits.
Together to Help Their Seriously Ill Math Teacher – Who says teenagers only think about themselves? Charlie Lundell certainly doesn’t.
The one I saw that got my attention and led me to this site from Facebook was:
Utah Is on Track to End Homelessness by 2015 With This One Simple Idea – Give them an apartment first, ask questions later. It involves the idea that Utah actually saves money by giving away apartments to the homeless.
Trending Topics as I write this are: Environment, Technology, Health, Education and National Services. They also make it easy to send the stories to Facebook and Twitter.
I would like to see more of these types of positive programs showing up.
See the site at: http://www.nationswell.com
Maybe you can get some ideas here for a social project for your user group.