Prize Offers Hope to Age-Obsessed Britons

From across the pond comes word that Britons are just as obsessed about aging as Americans. After age 50, they enter an “identify void,” writes Geraldine Bedell in The Telegraph.They are “shunted off our television screens and expected to ‘move...

NYTimes.com Features Foreclosure Fighter

A nonprofit founded by 2010 Purpose Prize winner Inez Killingsworth that has helped thousands of Ohio residents avoid foreclosure is the focus of a blog post by David Bornstein on the New York Times website. In 2009 alone, more than 8,000 families received help from...

And the 2010 Purpose Prize Winners Are?

Ten individuals have been awarded up to $100,000 for their work to improve their communities and the world. From fighting U.S. foreclosures to taking on powerful polluters to rebuilding Afghanistan, this year’s Purpose Prize winners are working on community-based...

In Memoriam: Henry Liu, 2009 Purpose Prize Winner

On behalf of Civic Ventures’ staff and board, I want to express deep sadness over the death of 2009 Purpose Prize winner Henry Liu, who was killed in a car accident on Tuesday. Our condolences go out to Professor Liu’s family and to his colleagues. It is...