Shreveport-Bossier City ranks sixth among eight similar communities, according to the Community Foundation 2011 Community Counts report which examined 20 social indicators.
The Community Foundation will use the report to research programs that could address key needs and Executive Director Paula Hickman said the report highlights the need for more attention to education.
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Cornwall, England has been christened as the first-ever rural social enterprise zone. Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd remarked that what was happening in Cornwall was an example to the rest of the United Kingdom.