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INTERVIEW: Jim Rash & Nat Faxon on The Way Way Back

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.04.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Jim Rash & Nat Faxon have been comedic forces individually for awhile now, as evidenced by Rash's scene-stealing role as Dean Craig Pelton on NBC'...

Line of Fire

Randall Amster | Posted 08.31.2013 | Green
Randall Amster

Living in Arizona for nearly two decades, and for more than half of that time in the central highlands region around Prescott, has presented innumerab...

Compassion

Tara Brach | Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

It doesn't matter what age we are, if we're in these bodies and on planet Earth, it's not easy. That doesn't mean that we're always slaving away or that life is bad, it just means life can be really challenging at times.

Legacy of Newtown: New Communities for Mental Health

Jane Marcus, Ph.D. | Posted 08.28.2013 | Religion
Jane Marcus, Ph.D.

It took the Newtown tragedy -- along with Virginia Tech and Aurora and Gabby Giffords -- to get us thinking about mental illness in this country.

Requests That Gain Respect

Erin Donley | Posted 08.28.2013 | Business
Erin Donley

Have you ever been asked to do something nicely, yet the way the request was made kind of turned you off... or made you not want to comply? The skill...

Inspired by Wendy Davis? Run for Office

Nina Flores | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Nina Flores

Need more inspiration? Wendy Davis is not alone in confronting increasingly absurd legislative efforts aimed at maintaining the status quo and the will of dominant institutions.

Revitalizing Democracy, Community by Community

Will Friedman, Ph.D | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics
Will Friedman, Ph.D

Citizens, for their part, grow cynical and angry and learn nothing from poorly designed, empty-gesture or cynically rigged public participation exercises. As a consequence, the spiral of mistrust, gridlock and political dysfunction deepens.

Moms Change the World: Manda Ghaferi

Monique Ruffin | Posted 08.26.2013 | Impact
Monique Ruffin

I often tell people that I've never met a mom who doesn't work. This is my response to those who want to have what I consider the ridiculous convers...

Truth Exposed: Is Volunteering Sexy?

Shane Feldman | Posted 08.26.2013 | Impact
Shane Feldman

Not every volunteer experience is sexy. But, when you find a charity or cause or opportunity that you feel really connected to, you'd be surprised how deep your relationship can get.

How Strong, and for Who?

Susan Naimark | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
Susan Naimark

Yet, this systemic failure of empathy is troubling. It begs the question, who is worthy of our help and who is not?

Hi-Tech Unites the World's Sikhs in Daily Communion

T. Sher Singh | Posted 08.25.2013 | Religion
T. Sher Singh

The forces of cyberspace have come together at their own pace, on their own will, to bring together as a single, united community every day and at every moment of each day, to listen to the magical sounds and words -- of song and poetry -- emanating from Amritsar.

Parents Just Want Their Kids Back

Rev. Romal J. Tune | Posted 08.25.2013 | Religion
Rev. Romal J. Tune

At the core of the concern of people in communities across the country is the desire for their children to come home, for their families to heal and for forgiveness to take place.

Rabble Rousing Optimists: Sinclair and Schrode

Erin Schrode | Posted 08.24.2013 | Impact
Erin Schrode

What happens when a classically trained British architect develops an interest in social, cultural, and humanitarian design? Architecture for Humanity is born.

"The Revolution is Going to be Fought With The Hoe": Agriculture and Environment in New Mexico

Beverly Bell | Posted 08.24.2013 | Green
Beverly Bell

By Beverly Bell and Tory Field Spring cleaning of the acequia that irrigates Sol Feliz farm. Acequias are a traditional irrigation system used throug...

Three Everyday Ways to Inspire Urban Change

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 08.21.2013 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

Unfortunately, when it comes to these far-away urban places, not all of us have real-time access to the inspirational modern projects served by transit, or the historic monuments, streets and squares that illustrate the potential of creative city life.

My Reunion With The Open Door

Catherine Meeks, Ph.D. | Posted 08.20.2013 | Religion
Catherine Meeks, Ph.D.

My heart and my thoughts will always be turned toward the oppressed and the outcasts of our world. My work will always be focused upon trying to do everything possible to create the Beloved Community which will be free of racism, sexism, poverty, militarism, hetereosexism, violence and all other false constructs of polarization.

Artists Supporting Artists in Aspen

Anita Thompson | Posted 08.18.2013 | Denver
Anita Thompson

In the 8,000 foot altitude of Aspen Colorado, while the famous Food And Wine Festival took over the town, the local residents continue on with daily life of outdoors, and always the arts.

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."