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  • Reintegrating ex-offenders a noble cause, but into what kind of a society?

    By: admintest admintest | Sep 18, 2017 | Hits: 3612

    The annual Yellow Ribbon run will take place tomorrow (Sep 17), reminding us of the importance of rehabilitation and reintegrating ex-offenders into society. Many of us probably agree with the Yellow Ribbon Project that society should be more accepting of ex-offenders. Unfortunately, reintegrating ex-offenders remains a complex, multi-dimensional challenge. In the past two decades, our…..

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  • Asking the Right Questions About Charities

    By: admintest admintest | Oct 19, 2016 | Hits: 1761

    Last month, the Charity Council sought public feedback on its proposed changes to the code of governance for charities. The changes include the introduction of new requirements such as creating a whistle-blowing policy, establishing a risk- management process and term limits for board members, among other refinements that improve disclosure and transparency. The latest refinements…..

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  • Arts and Disability in Singapore

    By: admintest admintest | Oct 05, 2016 | Hits: 3644

    Singapore’s achievements in the recent Paralympics have brought much attention to the role of sports in empowering people with disabilities. Not only has it provided an occasion for the community to admire and celebrate their abilities, but also an opportunity for Singaporeans to consider the significance of social inclusion. Similarly, the Arts is also an…..

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