Cindy McGinty, a 9/11 widow who refused to curl up in a ball when she was suddenly forced to raise two young boys alone, issues a call to action as w...
We all have an impact on the world around us. We must decide whether we are part of the solution or part of the problem. I implore fishery managers who have responsibility over how this fishery operates to be part of the solution.
I head to work, a little drunk, a little high, what other job allows you to do that? Maybe an airline pilot, I don't know. The sidewalks sizzle. Look who's here? A mermaid lying on the ground outside the bar. Her eyes swimming.
Now that Labor Day is over and gone, America's in full back-to-school mode. I've been loving my Facebook feed this morning, filled with friends' photo...
While David insists he's not a hero, the grateful parents of 450 Richmond College Prep students would disagree.
Investing in a community might mean that a project takes longer or that it may cost most than if it was done by a visiting band of short-term volunteers, but the effect will be much deeper.
Bullard said it won't be easy for many African Americans to leave or return in the next big storm, whether it's under their own steam or the city's auspices.
You choose to become even more aware of how each of us plays a very significant part. So you go about your day as usual, but you smile more intentionally, hold someone's hand a bit longer, and make choices that are a part of the solution, not the problem.
Yes, it is true. You can. Each and every one of us can make a difference. How? By making small, but important, choices. Here are some easy examples of...
Along the way, I have asked thousands of questions of strangers on the street, innumerable directions from folks at airport Travel Information kiosks, hotels, car rental agencies, airport ambassadors, taxi drivers and anyone else that would stop long enough to listen and answer my queries.
A report from Johns Hopkins shows that 140 million people volunteer annually. If that was a country (let's call it Volunteer Land), it would be just behind Russia in terms of population.
School is starting again and that means so many things. Some children are excited about moving up a grade while some may not be so excited about s...
Sometimes we get ideas. Crazy ideas. Ideas that make us want to do interesting things, things that help others. And too many times we end up doing nothing. We push those ideas away, relegate them to that place where all our dreams languish.
For someone who doesn't have significant challenges to manage, it's hard to truly understand the difference between our lives. Here's an example of what I, and many people who are either chronically ill or disabled, need to do to make a comparatively "easy" day trip to the city happen.
The SDGs will only be successful if all people and groups are fully engaged and have a voice in the way the SDGs are implemented. If we count exclusively on government policy, private and public investment to make things happen, we probably will not have enough resources to reach everybody.
My fellow animal rescuers and I had been deeply affected and forever changed by our time in New Orleans. Each of us has the responsibility and the power to create a society that values all life, and we can start by doing the least harm in the ways we choose to live our daily lives.