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I Miss The Village

Bunmi Laditan | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Bunmi Laditan

I miss that village of mothers that I've never had. The one we traded for homes that, despite being a stone's throw, feel miles apart from each other.

Why Facebook Is The Ideal Over-50 Community

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 07.22.2014 | Fifty
Abby Rodman, LICSW

On Facebook, we trot out our best selves (and selfies) and comment on friends' posts with all the enthusiasm of a kindergarten teacher whose class has finally lined up quietly for the first time.

An Emergent Approach to School-Community-Family Partnerships

Martin J. Blank | Posted 07.21.2014 | Education
Martin J. Blank

The recent article on Strategic Philanthropy for A Complex World explored the idea of an "emergent approach to philanthropy." It evoked several thoug...

Becoming a Creative and Cultural Entrepreneur

John M. Eger | Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts
John M. Eger

The emergence of creative enterprises is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world. According to a 2013 United Nations Report on The Creative ...

Being a Woman Is a Privilege

Miriam Ava | Posted 07.21.2014 | Women
Miriam Ava

We create worlds. We inspire communities. We ignite transformations. And yet and because of this, the divine feminine has been repressed for mill...

The Reasons We Grieve On Social Media

Lexi Herrick | Posted 07.16.2014 | Technology
Lexi Herrick

What role does social media play in the grieving process? By studying trends, some researchers have been able to understand the motives and psychological focal point for this kind of activity.

The Kind of Health Care Access Americans Truly Need

Alice Masciarelli | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact
Alice Masciarelli

Having insurance without a nuanced, hands-on approach does not lead to better access to health care. Simply having insurance doesn't mean you get the right treatment and many patients with insurance have such high deductibles that they avoid seeking health care.

Yahoo! Rescuing Another Cancelled Comedy Show?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment

It looks like Yahoo! is in the business of working TV miracles. Having announced plans to host the sixth season of "Community" after NBC pulled th...

This Is Why 'Community' Was Canceled

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment

It was the ratings, of course. But NBC’s top entertainment executives went on record to give a little more insight into their decision-making proces...

Sasha Bronner

Drinking In The Morning With Joel McHale

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment

Joel McHale -- known best as the star of “Community” and host of “The Soup” on E! -- is sitting next to me at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverl...

LeBron James, Place and the Search for Sustainable Communities

Steven Cohen | Posted 07.14.2014 | Green
Steven Cohen

LeBron James is not rejecting the glitz and glamour that we shower on the world's greatest basketball player, but he is allowing another value to enter into the mix, something bigger than cash, championships, and fame: the value of community.

Determination Defined: The Carmen Rodriguez Story

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 07.12.2014 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

The lesson to learn from the "Carmen Rodriguez Story" is that through hard work and dedication you can achieve your personal goals. Though life may hand you obstacles, you can turn them into opportunities.

The Future of the American Mood: Hispanic Millennials in Border States

Marian Salzman | Posted 07.10.2014 | Latino Voices
Marian Salzman

California and Texas, as well as Arizona and New Mexico, aren't just on the geographical border of the United States and Mexico. They're also a frontier between the America that we were and the America we're rapidly becoming.

LGBT Month Celebrated in Federal Prison: A Validation for Lives Dismissed

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 07.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Christopher Zoukis

Prison is an odd place to be celebrating LGBT issues. To us non-LGBT prisoners, it can feel as if this celebration causes more problems than it solves. But if we look within ourselves and focus on the real issue then I think that we can come to the agreement that celebrating LGBT month in prison really wasn't a bad idea at all.

How to Choose a Worthwhile Organization

Brad Jamison | Posted 07.09.2014 | Impact
Brad Jamison

It's hard to accept the fact that an organization to which you choose to dedicate your time and service may not be the worthwhile organization you originally thought it to be.

How Do We Grow Hope? A Simple Recipe...

Gary Heine | Posted 07.09.2014 | Impact
Gary Heine

I remember my feelings of despair. Twelve years ago. Wondering what I could possibly do to help change the world; so much was going wrong. How could...

Housing Unit Gives Low-Income Seniors Reduced Rent For Volunteering With Foster Kids

Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.21.2014 | Impact

Bridge Meadows multigenerational housing development is a real win-win for its residents. The Portland, Oregon housing complex is home to foster c...

Life: Just a Game of Monopoly Taken Way Too Seriously

Danielle Posa | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Danielle Posa

We, humans, are the source for creating something new. We are the source for creating new systems, organizations, governments and a world that actually works for all people. And a world that can be so much more thrilling, unpredictable and abundant. We can make it all up... again.

Navigating the Culture of Schools and Communities

Martin J. Blank | Posted 07.02.2014 | Education
Martin J. Blank

Brooke Troutman, a Northwestern University intern with the Coalition for Community Schools, at the Institute for Educational Leadership, contributed t...

'Community' Still Needs To Answer These Big Questions

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment

"Community" is officially returning for a sixth season, and there's really just one thing to say: Yahoo and Sony Picture Television announced M...

Together Instead of Alone: Connection, Coworking and the Congregation

Rev. Emily M. D. Scott | Posted 07.01.2014 | Religion
Rev. Emily M. D. Scott

A vision for a coworking space has come into focus at St. Lydia's, the Dinner Church where I am pastor.

'Community' Fans Rejoice!

AP | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yahoo says it's giving the sitcom "Community" a sixth season online. Yahoo and Sony Pictures Television announced Monday that th...

Is Compassion Children's Most Admirable Quality?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.30.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

We are assured by experts that compassion is hardwired into all human beings because such qualities help us to become functioning members of society. But, if you're like me, you would swear that children are born without an ounce of compassion in them.

Joel McHale Finally Addresses That Big Rumor

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.27.2014 | Comedy

No "Soup" host for you, CBS. In May, Joel McHale retweeted a photo of himself, CBS head Les Moonves and Julie Chen, and then everyone lost it. The ...

Can We Give Back "Giving Back?"

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 06.26.2014 | Impact
Tiziana Dearing

Overused, misunderstood and mildly condescending, this phrase turns the idea of helping each other into a way to celebrate one's superiority for acting like the basic, decent human beings we're supposed to be.