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Finding the Right Senior Housing Fit

Dwayne J. Clark | Posted 08.18.2013 | Fifty
Dwayne J. Clark

When you are shopping for assistance and care for your aging parent(s), it shouldn't matter if a senior housing company owns 20,000 buildings or 50. All that matters is your family member finds the best fit for their individual personal and care needs.

From College to Community: Fostering Service for Life

Michael Morand | Posted 08.17.2013 | College
Michael Morand

Every school child knows the words recited by Yale's most famous revolutionary war patriot, Nathan Hale, Class of 1773, "I have but one life to lose for my country..." But perhaps his most profound utterance was his call to giving back to society, "I wish to be useful..."

Dan Harmon Rips 'Community' Season 4

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 06.18.2013 | TV

Dan Harmon, the fired and re-hired creator of "Community," has now watched the fourth season of his cult comedy. And he didn't like what he saw when t...

Laura Prudom

Joel McHale Is 'Thrilled' About Dan Harmon's Return

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Prudom | Posted 06.17.2013 | TV

"Community" star Joel McHale is the latest in a long line of luminaries to ask, "What would you do for a Klondike bar?" and you'd better have a darn g...

Boston Best v. Boston Strong: A Lesson for Service Organizations

Bob Hildreth | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Bob Hildreth

A key lesson from the recent tragic events in Boston is that building a community may be more important than striving for excellence.

"The Awakening That's Happening": Local, Sustainable Food

Beverly Bell | Posted 08.12.2013 | Green
Beverly Bell

By Tory Field and Beverly Bell Part 18 of the Harvesting Justice series   "People are realizing that we can't rely on the industrial food system much...

5 Reasons You Should Attend #NCVS

Joseph Peterson | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Joseph Peterson

So whether you are a volunteer manager, CSR practitioner, NGO leader, or anyone working or interested in the industries and companies that seek to do good and do it well, then it's time you invest in the NCVS experience.

Wynwood's IamHere Mural: A Creative and Interactive Approach to Immigration Reform

Tina Orlandini | Posted 08.11.2013 | Arts
Tina Orlandini

The genesis of the IamHere mural and collection of immigrant stories stems from conversations with members of the local community and the broader public. ACLU Florida hopes to eliminate a language that is fraught with "theys" and "thems."

'Community' Makes It Official

AP | Posted 08.11.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES — NBC's quirky sitcom "Community" is getting creator Dan Harmon back in charge for season five. NBC said Monday that Harmon will be...

Strengthening America's Communities From the Inside Out: Celebrating the 2013 Torchlight Prize Winners

Mauricio Lim Miller | Posted 08.07.2013 | Impact
Mauricio Lim Miller

Whether rallying collective voices to create positive action on an issue, or creating lasting and long-term opportunities for young people, remarkable things do happen when self-organized groups of people stand up in support of one another.

'Wellthy': Possessing the Resources and Resourcefulness to Thrive in All Life Domains

Ulrick Graham | Posted 08.07.2013 | Black Voices
Ulrick Graham

Being "wellthy" is a holistic approach to being, thinking, feeling and doing. It is a revolutionary model with implications for all our cultural systems.

The Meaning in a Cancer Survivor's Yellow Shirt: Working to Prevent the Next Story of Despair

Paul Majkowski | Posted 08.07.2013 | Impact
Paul Majkowski

My LRF colleagues and friends come back to the Lymphomathons each year, and will keep coming back until we see only yellow shirts; and we will continue to visit legislators for funding and vital cancer legislation.

Education: The First Step to Ending Slavery

Robert J. Benz | Posted 08.06.2013 | Impact
Robert J. Benz

Modern forms of slavery are now commonly referred to as human trafficking. This rebranding of slavery happened in earnest about two decades ago perhaps as an attempt by experts to better represent the contemporary attributes of this illicit industry.

Early Learning Is Everyone's Business

Martin J. Blank | Posted 08.04.2013 | Impact
Martin J. Blank

As I travel across the country to talk with school and community leaders about the importance of community schools, part of the conversation is always...

In Defense of Facebook

Jana Novak | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact
Jana Novak

Certainly any form of "virtual" interaction can lead to more isolation not less -- more social fabric fraying, not less; more broken community ties, not less -- but not all the time. Many times, virtual interaction can lead to the exact opposite: less isolation, more social fabric, more community ties.

Prayer In The Aftermath Of Tornadoes

Robert Hoch | Posted 08.03.2013 | Religion
Robert Hoch

We need such prayers today, not because prayers "do" anything but because our prayers are given to the God who answers us with something vastly larger and more concrete than we alone could imagine.

Failure to Lunch

Ira Israel | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Recent studies regarding happiness show that people who have jobs -- something one does for money -- are not very happy; similarly, I've found that those are the type of people who often eat lunch at their desks.

9 Top Community Managers on Why Online Community Matters

Megan Berry | Posted 07.30.2013 | Technology
Megan Berry

These are the people passionate (and crazy) enough to devote their lives to building these communities. What inspired them to do it? Their answers came down to two overarching themes.

Bringing the Food Home: Local Food and Agriculture Systems

Beverly Bell | Posted 07.29.2013 | Green
Beverly Bell

Food literally transverses the globe, creating a major disconnect between us and our source of survival, and creating plenty of opportunities for middle-people to make a profit along the way.

Reinvention and Authenticity: People, Companies, and Countries

Russell C. Smith | Posted 07.29.2013 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

Being authentic means trusting your gut and moving ahead. It means that many times, your questions will be more important than your answers. On a personal level, it's where deeper truths are discovered.

'I Am Because We Are,' but What Are We?

Maurice Tracy | Posted 07.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Maurice Tracy

We are living at a time when the LGBT rights movement is making incredible strides, but whether we really have a "community" is highly debatable. I wonder how we can tell the younger generation that it gets better and not prepare them for the stones that will come from their "community."

Do CEOs matter?

Angela Perkey | Posted 07.28.2013 | Business
Angela Perkey

If compensation is solely based on influence, it would be difficult to argue that anyone should be paid more than CEOs of large companies. And yes, this includes political leaders.

The Prodigal 'Community' Creator Could Return

Posted 05.28.2013 | TV

Dan Harmon could be back on "Community." The Hollywood Reporter confirmed rumors that Harmon is talking with "Community" producer Sony Pictures ab...

Fire at Heidelberg

Jenenne Whitfield | Posted 07.23.2013 | Arts
Jenenne Whitfield

As you may have heard by now, a prominent art installation on Heidelberg Street, the Obstruction of Justice House, burned almost entirely to the groun...

From Field to Table: Rights for Workers in the Food Supply Chain

Beverly Bell | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact
Beverly Bell

The Food Chain Workers Alliance has a goal of nothing less than full rights and fair wages for the 20 million workers who grow, harvest, process, pack, ship, cook, serve, and sell food in the US.