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Standing In The Flames Of Our Soul's Fire

Courtney Dukelow | Posted 07.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Courtney Dukelow

I love Tuesday mornings. It is the time when I get to stroll the farmer's market, chatting with friends whom I see as I take in the beauty of the fre...

Nextdoor Is on a Mission to Strengthen Communities

Quora | Posted 07.22.2016 | Technology

What was the inspiration behind Nextdoor and how close to your original vision is the site today? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing...

The Mindful Wisdom of Pokémon Go

Michael Taft | Posted 07.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Taft

I have to admit it: Pokémon Go is one of the funnest games I've played in a long time. I'm old enough to have missed the Pokémon phenomenon when it ...

After Orlando, What Is Next For The LGBTQ Community And Out World?

Vince Pellegrino, Ph.D. | Posted 07.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Vince Pellegrino, Ph.D.

With the understanding that even our political officials are refusing to protect us from these monsters, it is up to us to be the advocates for sensible gun legislation to use our democratic power to promote change.

Stop The Violence And Hate: 5 Things You Can Do Now

Shawn Doyle | Posted 07.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shawn Doyle

I am sure everyone reading this can agree on one thing -- the violence and hate needs to stop, and it needs to stop now. I am talking about the daily ...

Observing the City: Exploring Dreams, Not Memes

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 07.20.2016 | Arts
Charles R. Wolfe

The participation of diverse voices in city decision-making processes is critical to successful urban change. By diverse, I mean not just professional...

We Are All One

Mila Atmos | Posted 07.19.2016 | Good News
Mila Atmos

Not all is well with the world. We have been bombarded with calamitous events around the globe that have made me question how our humanity is going to...

Pet The Bee

Stacie Huckeba | Posted 07.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Stacie Huckeba

I know I'm supposed to sit here and write out these pieces that open a conversation or shed light on some social topic. But today I can't. I've tried ...

In Celebration of Pokémon Go

Mark Rice | Posted 07.22.2016 | Technology
Mark Rice

Like many people, the seemingly instantaneous eruption this month of Pokémon Go as a cultural phenomenon took me by surprise. I learned about it whil...

32 Ways To Be A Changemaker

Alex Budak | Posted 07.15.2016 | Impact
Alex Budak

My birthday wish is that you try at least one of these out and make this the year that you become (or deepen your work as) a changemaker.

Born This Way: 10 American Women Share Views on Race, Acceptance and Moving On

Raquel Eatmon | Posted 07.14.2016 | Women
Raquel Eatmon

I'm not ashamed of who I But there surely was a time when I lacked confidence in toting my blackness. There was a time when being called the n-word left a stain on my esteem and childhood pride.

Pokemon Gay

Domenick Scudera | Posted 07.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

The phenomenal success of Pokemon Go has inspired me. I have developed a new game for the gay male community that combines the best features of the augmented-reality game Pokemon Go with gay hook-up apps like Grindr. I call it Pokemon Gay.

19 Ways to Celebrate Denver Days with Your Neighbors

Heather Garbo | Posted 07.13.2016 | Denver
Heather Garbo

Did you know that Denver Days are coming up? From July 30 to August 7 Denverites are encouraged to get to know their neighbors better. I love this pro...

How Can We Unite If We Don't Even Understand Each Other?

Living Room Conversations | Posted 07.13.2016 | Impact
Living Room Conversations

by Jacob Z. Hess, Partner, Living Room Conversations It's been a rough month in America. From Orlando to Dallas, from Louisiana to Minnesota, the bl...

Ideas for Serving Your Aging Community

Marian L. Knapp | Posted 07.13.2016 | Fifty
Marian L. Knapp

This article was originally featured on In my last posting (What's all this about Livability and Age-friendliness, May 2016) I t...

What Happens When The Light Goes Out?

Catherine Nagle | Posted 07.12.2016 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

It is my mother's story and reflections about that keep my doubts away. I try my best to use her rich and blessed life to encourage others to balance their lot in life against their blessings, however many obstacles they face.

The Madness. It is.

Heather Kasdan | Posted 07.12.2016 | Parents
Heather Kasdan

If you're happy and you know it and you really want to show it, if you're happy and you know it... Local Vigil tonight for #blacklivesmatter. Commun...

On The Agenda But Not Part Of The Program!

Lucinda Cross | Posted 07.07.2016 | Black Voices
Lucinda Cross

It appears to me that the issues in the community are on the agenda for discussion but they are not on the program and tables of priority when it is time to make changes within our broken system.

Global Genes Brings Hope To Victims of Rare Diseases

Jennifer Havenner | Posted 07.07.2016 | Impact
Jennifer Havenner

Embed from Getty Images What began as a labor of love for Global Genes CEO and founder Nicole Boice has grown into a global advocacy group that seeks...

Dinners for Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.02.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we are acknowledging seven grantees whose novel ideas are allowing vast communities to become engaged in sustain...

In a Digital Society, In Real Life (IRL) Community Still Matters

Reba Dominski | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
Reba Dominski

America is a nation of dreamers and doers, a country shaped and propelled forward by visionaries banding together to promote social good and create me...

How Music Bonds Us Together

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Jill Suttie At GGSC's recent awe conference, Melanie DeMore led the audience in a group sing as part of the day's activities. Judging from participan...

7 Ways To Support Your Community

Pawel Alva Nazaruk | Posted 06.27.2016 | Impact
Pawel Alva Nazaruk

We collected the best ways to change your neighborhood and your community's life, check it out!

We Take From The Community. We Must Put Back in the Community. #GivingBack

Peter Aceto | Posted 06.24.2016 | Business
Peter Aceto

Tangerine's involvement in the community is deep and genuine, and works on an individual and a company level. Why do we bother?

Inaugural Intergenerational Summer Camp Launches in Southern California

Tzvi Miller | Posted 06.23.2016 | HuffPost Home
Tzvi Miller

Last week I got the chance to speak with Mr. Brice Harris, a retired man living in Pasadena, California. Harris is a resident of the Villa Gardens Retirement Community, where people live independently or with assisted living. Before retiring, Harris worked as a college professor, teaching at Occidental College, and is now an active and enthusiastic member within the Villa Gardens community.