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Reducing Stigma and Hate Crime in Post-Election America

Kevin Hogan | Posted 12.09.2016 | Impact
Kevin Hogan

Middle school students chanting, "Build that wall!" in their school's cafeteria. A college student whose hijab was so forcibly pulled from her head ...

Resist the Divide

Living Room Conversations | Posted 12.08.2016 | Politics
Living Room Conversations

By Jeanene Louden The president elect is calling for American unity as a way forward. Those that did not support him are calling for unity as a way f...

The Renewal of Civic Leadership

John M. Eger | Posted 12.02.2016 | Impact
John M. Eger

Civic Leadership is more than it has ever been in our lifetime. This new thinking about civic leadership is at the forefront of Ashoka U's mission n...


Bil Hitchcock | Posted 12.01.2016 | Politics
Bil Hitchcock

I see the moon and the moon sees me And the moon sees someone that I long to see. So God bless the moon and God bless me And God bless the someone tha...

Sing Through the Hard Times. Work for the Good Times to Come.

Rev. Dan Schatz | Posted 11.28.2016 | Religion
Rev. Dan Schatz

When I was a very small child and needed comfort for whatever reason, sometimes my mother would sit up on her bed and take out her guitar. I would sit...

Breaking Bread After The Election

Reed Abplanalp-Cowan | Posted 11.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Reed Abplanalp-Cowan

As a certified meditation teacher, one of the fundamentals we pass on to our students is that sound is not a barrier to meditation. In fact, before I...

The Opportunity Of A Trump Presidency-From A Liberal

Michelle Manning Barish | Posted 11.22.2016 | Politics
Michelle Manning Barish

A friend of mine just said, why don't you come up with an idea as to how we can create change instead of just saying where we went wrong. Alright, va...

How Thanksgiving tells a story of America's pluralism

The Conversation US | Posted 11.22.2016 | Impact
The Conversation US

By Matthew Dennis, University of Oregon Thanksgiving has remained America's most treasured celebration: it combines tradition and invention, an appea...

I Am a "Them"

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 11.22.2016 | Impact
Carole Brody Fleet

I am a "Them". I am one of "Those People". I have been for my entire life, It is who I am. You know what I mean. "Them". "Those People". As in, "We d...

Traveling Stories Helps Kids Find Love in Reading

Marisa Sanfilippo | Posted 11.22.2016 | Good News
Marisa Sanfilippo

Isn't amazing how much things have changed over the past few years? Before the boom in mobile technically, there wouldn't be kids sitting at a restau...

An Uncomfortable Truth: Too Many Young People Experience Fear Every Day In America

John Gomperts | Posted 11.21.2016 | Education
John Gomperts

While the recent campaign and election moved fear to the forefront in a great many households, the uncomfortable truth is that for far too many young ...

An Acting Teacher's Open Letter To America

Ming Holden | Posted 11.18.2016 | Education
Ming Holden

I'd like to write to you about my lungs. I teach acting, and when I do, I use my voice a lot. Growing up, I didn't learn to breathe deeply. And now I have to.

The Electoral Results Are In, And You Are Not Alone

Beth Green | Posted 11.14.2016 | Politics
Beth Green

A tidal wave has rocked the country, and we need a tidal wave, though this may not be the one we wanted.

How Diversity And Inclusion Relate To Brexit And Trump's Win

Sylvana Storey | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
Sylvana Storey

Now the White Male has acted and indeed his voice has not only been heard loud and clear but his actions have unequivocally shown to us that he feels that he is being left behind.

Saluting our Sisters After Service

Paula Broadwell | Posted 11.10.2016 | Women
Paula Broadwell

By Paula Broadwell and Erika Cashin. On Veterans Day, our nation celebrates the less than 1% of our population who have served in the greatest milit...

Philosophy is Not Convoluted, It Can Spark Great Conversation

Quora | Posted 11.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul

What are some philosophical questions that would make great conversation points? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where co...

Past This Absurd Election and Toward the Sustainable City

Steven Cohen | Posted 11.07.2016 | Green
Steven Cohen

While this train wreck of a national election comes to its long awaited conclusion, I keep thinking about how the world is changing and how little thi...

Unite Los Angeles: Big Announcements Come Together Now, Over Unity

Jesse Damiani | Posted 11.07.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

Walking around Unite LA, it hit me how monumental of a year 2016 has been for gaming -- and for Unity in particular, a company that saw a whopping 5 b...

Talented Musician Recovers from a Stroke through Positive Thinking, Social Media and VR Technology

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 11.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rachel Wolfson

Sometimes, we get lucky and meet people who impact our lives. I can still remember the first time I met the talented musician, Dave Kim. I had just ...


Brad Harrington | Posted 11.07.2016 | Politics
Brad Harrington

Whatever happens and whoever wins the Presidential election on Tuesday, there is a fundamental challenge that lies ahead. We (Americans) need to wake ...

Searching for Happiness Won't Work, Here's What Will

Quora | Posted 11.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul

What are the little things we can do every day to boost our confidence and increase happiness? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing ne...

The City upon the Hill in an Age of Donald Trump

Ulrich Rosenhagen | Posted 11.02.2016 | Religion
Ulrich Rosenhagen

Colonial New England has given America the tradition of election sermons. On the day of the annual elections for office, the representatives gathered ...

Mining the Inner City for the Next Generation of Digital Leaders

NationSwell | Posted 12.07.2016 | Impact

For Zakiya Harris, growing up in East Oakland, Calif., meant navigating between two acutely different worlds every day. "I grew up in the hood, but I ...

The Church's Sobering Silence on Alcohol

Corey MacPherson | Posted 11.01.2016 | Religion
Corey MacPherson

As a campus minister I am painfully aware of the statistics on binge drinking on college campuses. I also know that more than 90% of sexual assaults committed on or near campuses (it has become a horrific epidemic) involve alcohol.

Every Day of the Week (Even Weekends): This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.01.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

For some, the weekend brings 48-hours of adventure and exploration with friends and family. For others, the weekend is packed with visits to doctor's ...