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Social Transformation

Broad Changes are Needed to Move Toward Social Harmony

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 07.09.2016 | Black Voices
The University of Central Florida Forum

In a country where the number of racial and ethnic minorities is steadily increasing, serious thought must be given to the lack of access to resources and opportunity created by racial and economic segregation. This is particularly true when it comes to education.

Women Leaders Talk Personal: How to Be a True Philanthropist

Cristina M. Regalado | Posted 01.18.2015 | Impact
Cristina M. Regalado

Becoming a true philanthropist is a journey of self-discovery. It is also an invitation to take part in social transformation - when individuals and communities are changed for the better. The act of giving touches both the giver and the recipient; each one is changed as a consequence.

Three Ways to Be a Game Changer

Birute Regine | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Birute Regine

In day-to-day office politics, the domination game of seeking power and ego boosting is a great distractor from the real work that needs to be done.

A Timely Interview With Jon Ramer About Creating Collective Compassion (Part 1)

Russell C. Smith | Posted 03.02.2013 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

Jon Ramer is a software entrepreneur turned social engineer, a civic leader, a community organizer, an inventor, and a musician. He is the designer an...

Eradicating the Smell of Contempt

James O'Dea | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics
James O'Dea

If we look for politicians who truly are committed to the practice of seeking higher ground we will find there are plenty of them waiting for our signal. How shall we know them, you ask?

New Entry Qualifications for Political Life

James O'Dea | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
James O'Dea

It is evident that politics has become a degraded profession. If all politicians were required to demonstrate their track record in empathic behaviors, dialoguing with difference and proving their skillful allegiance to the whole, we would change politics forever.

The Power of Vulnerability

Birute Regine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Birute Regine

There is a silver lining in the current economic crisis; this crisis has actually created conditions for a new society to emerge, a society based on cooperation and collaboration.

Obama's Health Care Speech: Hope Over Fear

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

In his speech last evening, Obama made the commitments that a broad coalition in the faith community had asked for -- reform as a moral issue, affordable coverage for all, and no federal funding of abortion.