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Kyle DeVries Talks Groundswell LGBT Retreat and Ecovillage (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 02.16.2017 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with Kyle DeVries one of the founders of Groundswell, a new LGBT retreat center and ecovillage two hours north of San Francisco. Just over a year old, Groundswell is about to begin its first full lineup of queer-focused programs starting with a forestry camp and an artists gathering.

'First We Pray, Then We Organize' The Unlikely Coalition for Net Neutrality (VIDEO)

Valarie Kaur | Posted 07.29.2016 | Religion
Valarie Kaur

If you want a world where #BlackLivesMatter, if you proclaim #Not1More or #LoveWins, if you want dignity for #Sikhs and #Muslims and the #99Percent, then #NetNeutrality is your cause too.

3000+ Prayers Pour Into Chapel Hill After Slaying of Muslim American Students

Valarie Kaur | Posted 04.23.2015 | Religion
Valarie Kaur

The families of three Muslim college students killed last week in Chapel Hill, North Carolina received more than 3,000 messages and prayers of love and support from people across America.

Prabhjot Singh Wasn't Saturday's Only Hate Crime Victim

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 09.25.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Shortly after teenagers beat up a Columbia University physician Saturday (Sept. 21), a Muslim woman was attacked a few blocks away. It is not...

Year After Shooting, Sikh Community Turns Hate Into Hope

Religion News Service | Kim Lawton | Posted 08.05.2013 | Religion

ROCKVILLE, Md. (RNS) One year after a gunman opened fire in a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., killing six worshippers, Sikhs say they are hopeful abo...

Art as Restorative Justice in Brooklyn

NYC-ARTS | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts

Thanks to a 2013 "Our Town" grant announced last week by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), one might envy Brownsville as the place to be for ...

Fighting for Family Farmers

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 06.01.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Family farmers have been and will always continue to be critical to national and global food security. Food Tank will be featuring posts focused on the issues and innovations critical to family farmers around the world, as well as actions everyone can take to support them.

Forbes' 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs | Posted 12.17.2012 | Impact

The young disruptors, innovators and entrepreneurs on our annual listing of the 30 under 30 are impatient to change the world. In each of 15 categorie...

Why The Village Voice Must Shut Down's Adult Section

Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson | Posted 05.28.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson

Called upon to act by a multifaith clergy coalition of hundreds of rabbis, ministers, imams, priests, and other religious and moral leaders, Village Voice has claimed that this issue is "complicated."

One Child Is Too Many

Valarie Kaur | Posted 12.25.2011 | Impact
Valarie Kaur

Websites like legitimize the sex trafficking of minors by giving a prominent commercial platform to their pimps and adult customers. We need a groundswell to end this practice.

What's Next For Occupy Wall Street?

Valarie Kaur | Posted 12.09.2011 | Impact
Valarie Kaur

This is a moment that could spark a broader movement that reaffirms the human dignity of all people. It's a matter of moral imperative to help fix a broken system.

From Ground Zero To Gays In Uganda: A Millennial Response To Modern Moral Crises

Chris Stedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Stedman

Our generation can no longer afford to cede authority to the angriest voices, whether they broadcast from down the street or across the ocean.

Cloud Computing Powers up Cyberwar Threat

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Aggressions triggered by economic warfare or even al-Qaeda-linked operators could foment cyberattacks -- turning a "cloud" target into toast in a matter of seconds.