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How Two Women Left Their Dead-End Jobs To Do Something They Actually Love

Posted 08.28.2013 | Impact

Two years ago, Eleanor Justice and her partner Vanessa Wheeler were in a rut. The two women were living in Baltimore and stuck in unfulfilling jobs --...

Community-Centered Schools: A Challenge and Opportunity for Teach For America

Martin J. Blank | Posted 10.21.2013 | Impact
Martin J. Blank

This is a guest post from my colleague Mary Kingston, Public Policy Manager of the Coalition for Community Schools and TFA Alumnae. There are few thi...

Laura Prudom

'The Soup' Goes Live Tonight -- And Joel McHale's Dyslexic!

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Prudom | Posted 08.21.2013 | TV

On August 21, "The Soup" will celebrate its milestone 500th episode by going live for both its East and West Coast airings (10 p.m. ET/PT on E!) -- a ...

Community Colleges in the Spotlight

Dr. Dustin Swanger | Posted 10.20.2013 | College
Dr. Dustin Swanger

Students all across the country are electing to take their first two years of college education at community colleges and transfer the credits to an upper-level institution, saving tens-of-thousands of dollars.

Fracking Hits Home

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 10.21.2013 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

I'm proud to live in a state that takes public health and environmental protections seriously and in many cases, leads the country. Now California has the opportunity to lead again.

The Class of 2013: Being The Difference

Eduardo Balarezo | Posted 10.20.2013 | Impact
Eduardo Balarezo

This past July, I landed at Baltra's Galapagos airport with an unusual level of anticipation. I go to the Galapagos every quarter but this time it...

Charity, Prosperity, and the Industrial Complex

Margaret Coady | Posted 10.16.2013 | Business
Margaret Coady

In finishing his piece, Buffett admits that he doesn't have the roadmap to lead us from our current world to the ideal he hopes for, and I can't fault him -- the distance indeed seems daunting.

Everyday TV Supervillains

Hulu.com | Posted 10.13.2013 | TV
Hulu.com

Sometimes, the truly sinister villains are the ones that speckle your everyday life -- and a lot of the time, they're not what, or who, you'd expect.

The Most Important Thing I've Ever Done Had Nothing to Do With Me

Ise Lyfe | Posted 10.09.2013 | Arts
Ise Lyfe

One morning I wake up to an email from a super renowned contemporary art museum in LA. This was a very important person type of email, you see...

Listen to Mama on School Reform

Diann Woodard | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics
Diann Woodard

Can the key to the success of reforming public education be as simple as listening to what parents and experienced practitioners know children need?

How Donald Glover's Departure Will Affect 'Community'

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 08.09.2013 | TV

"Community" Season 5 is not quite yet in production, but the NBC comedy's star Yvette Nicole Brown (Shirley Bennett) stopped by HuffPost Live to addre...

The Gift of Sight

Kris Evans | Posted 10.06.2013 | Women
Kris Evans

hen I was younger, there were times I was moving so fast that I missed a lot. I couldn't wait to get on to the next experience without really enjoying what I was doing at the moment.

Change Our Story: My 'Complex' Week

Peter Buffett | Posted 10.07.2013 | Impact
Peter Buffett

Instead of reductionist thinking -- which science and much analyzing is wont to do. I prefer expansionist thinking. What's possible? What have we not thought of?

The Great Wifi Altercation

Tom Falco | Posted 10.07.2013 | Miami
Tom Falco

There's an interesting phenomena that I see at local hangouts with free wifi, bookstores, Starbucks, wherever. There's a select few who think they own the place where they set up shop and spend the day. To them, it's their personal office.

Newtown, Hartford and Across America: Searching for Heroes in The Sweetest Land

Miranda Pacchiana | Posted 10.05.2013 | Impact
Miranda Pacchiana

I would not presume to think that I can understand the experience of urban residents whose cities are under siege from chronic gun violence. But I d...

Donald Glover's Post-'Community' Gig

Posted 08.06.2013 | TV

Donald Glover is moving on from "Community's" ensemble to develop his own comedy for FX, HuffPost TV has confirmed. The half-hour series, tentatively ...

Lonely or Hungry... How to Deal With Emotional Eating

Ashley Turner | Posted 10.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Turner

Are you eating when you aren't really hungry? Are you stressed, lonely or hungry for something else, like love, affection, sleep, quiet time, space or clarity?

The Kardashians Were Not So Happy With Him

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 09.29.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — There's no stopping Joel McHale this summer. The 41-year-old actor is busy with his E! reality spoof "The Soup" and preparing for th...

Creating Great Conversations at HuffPost: Our New Community Advocates and You

Sara Rochford | Posted 09.29.2013 | Media
Sara Rochford

HuffPost Community staff members are being sent into the heart of the community with a mission: to bring you closer to the content creators and decision makers at HuffPost, highlight the best conversations, and engage you in positive and open exchange.

Internet-Powered Jobs Transform Impoverished Youth into Lifelong Workers

Charu Adesnik | Posted 09.29.2013 | Impact
Charu Adesnik

Let's put this into perspective: When we talk about underserved populations in developing countries, we are talking about people who are living on less than $3 a day. They may have never had a formal job and most likely have, at most, a high school education. They don't have a bank account, they may live in a slum, and they may not have enough money to eat three meals a day.

Power to the Crowd: Same Meat, Different Gravy?

Martijn Arets | Posted 09.24.2013 | Impact
Martijn Arets

Crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, crowdforcing and collaborative consumption: it is clear that everything 'crowd' or 'collaborative' is hot.

The Power of Community and Technology

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.24.2013 | Business
Laura Dunn

I recently watched a fascinating presentation by Mightybell founder Gina Bianchini on how to think like an entrepreneur. Recorded in July of this year...

Dan Harmon Opens Up About Coming Back To The Place That Fired Him

AP | ALICIA RANCILIO | Posted 09.24.2013 | TV

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Dan Harmon hopes he never needs a backup plan outside of Hollywood because he's "a terrible dish washer and a terrible l...

'If I Hadn't Gone Back, The Worst Case Scenario Was 30 Years Of Wondering'

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 07.24.2013 | TV

Yes, yes, Dan Harmon is back running the show at "Community." But while he was exiled last season, he wasn't just ranting on Twitter and on his Harmon...

Welcoming Unitarian Universalists Home to Humanism

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 09.23.2013 | Religion
Roy Speckhardt

Many UU leaders and quite a few individual congregations have openly moved away from viewing a humanist approach, free from theistic declarations, as the appropriate neutral philosophical place for all UUs to convene. It hasn't gone unnoticed, but the issue rarely gets addressed directly and openly. It's time for that to change.