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Department of Health and Human Services

Community Resource Exchange

I suggest that DHHS develop a social support web application that helps communities address their own health and human services needs by facilitating the transfer of goods, services, and information from community members who have more than they need to community members who have less than they need. I believe that the typical community in the US has a significant store of human resources unemployed or underemployed... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Require recipients of ANY government assistance and/or subsidy program to give back to their community

Require recipients of ANY government assistance and/or subsidy program to give back to their community by performing community support hours to qualify for continued benefits. This idea suggests replacing "free government assistance" with "compensatory government assistance" and would apply to unemployment, welfare, food stamps, housing assistance, etc. For example, an individual could pay back 1 hour of community support... more »

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