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Serving Up Goodness In The Workplace - The World's Most Powerful (And Cost Effective) Employee Benefit

Bryan de Lottinville | Posted 08.04.2016 | Business
Bryan de Lottinville

As the business climate becomes more competitive, a global approach to international giving -- delivered with a local experience -- helps employees both inside and outside of headquarters feel heard and valued, while fueling their passions at work.

How We Can Take #GivingTuesday to the Next Level

Bryan de Lottinville | Posted 12.02.2015 | Impact
Bryan de Lottinville

It's likely that you - or at least your Twitter feed - noticed that yesterday was #GivingTuesday. This effort first took place in 2012 as a global day...

3 Beginners Steps to Starting a Campus LGBT Group

Sierra Vandervort | Posted 11.20.2015 | College
Sierra Vandervort

For students looking to make their campuses more LGBT friendly, here are a few helpful starter tips.

Getting Involved in the Deaf Community

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 10.21.2015 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

So you're interested in Deaf culture and want to connect with the larger community. Great! But how do you go about taking that first step?

Power to the People, But Really: Participatory Democracy in El Salvador

Beverly Bell | Posted 04.12.2015 | World
Beverly Bell

Estela Hernandez is both a member of the national assembly and a leader in the transformational social movement, La Coordinadora of the Lower Lempa and the Bay of Jiquilisco in rural El Salvador. Here, Hernandez talks about a radical vision and practice of direct, participatory democracy by the citizens.

How to Be a Pentecost Church: Five Pointers for Congregations

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 08.06.2014 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

When the young families arrive with their kids, let them teach you about what will keep their kids engaged.

Knocking on Opportunity's Door

Vanessa Dunne | Posted 05.27.2014 | College
Vanessa Dunne

We all know the saying, "When opportunity knocks..." Well, why don't we change things up a bit and knock on opportunity's door? I have learned quite a bit during my college career about opportunity, and I want to share them with you brilliant millennial college students

Work-Life Effectiveness Could Use a Common Definition

Rose Stanley | Posted 12.17.2013 | Business
Rose Stanley

We're moving into open enrollment season for many organizations. What better time than right now when there is already a lot of communication going on regarding the benefits the organization will be offering in the new year.

Civic Engagement and the College Campus

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

I was well into my 40's before I started to realize this. I am amazed that these young people are so grounded and insightful at such a young age. Their words are inspiring to me.

How Do We Care For The World's Orphans?

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 05.26.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

I think about how all teens around the world should be dancing in their seats to Katy Perry and Lady Gaga... all children should be enjoying the rites of passage of their time... remembering friendships and school experiences and sharing silly jokes.

Ask the Students: Their Wise Wishes for Improving Education

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 12.03.2011 | Education
Ellen Galinsky

In the debates about how to improve education, adults argue about what works and what doesn't, rarely asking students for their views. Of course, adults are responsible, but knowing the views of youth might -- just might -- enrich adults' decisions.

Corporate Philanthropy for 10-Year-Olds: An Interview With Deloitte's Evan Hochberg

Aaron Hurst | Posted 08.08.2011 | Impact
Aaron Hurst

Corporate Philanthropy rock star Evan Hochberg talks about the differences in the private and public sectors and how to explain corporate responsibility to a room of 10-year-olds.

Three Years to Live

Justin Mayo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Justin Mayo

Community is not just a struggle in LA or NYC, but something that I believe needs to be cultivated in every city, big or small.

The Brooklyn Steppers March Forward, Giving to the Community and Gaining in the Process

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

In high school I had been manager of our marching band in Ohio. It was a grueling task, but rewarding to see my friends play and march so well. The ...

Poll: Vets Want To Keep Serving On Home Front

HuffPost | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The 1.8 million U.S. troops who have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan appreciate our gratitude this Veterans Day. But what they really want, says a ...