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Permission to Speak

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 01.08.2013 | Impact
Robin Amos Kahn

We often give lip service to the idea of "it takes a village" but in reality, we so rarely do come together to support each other.

To Fire Island With Love

Jane L. Rosen | Posted 01.08.2013 | New York
Jane L. Rosen

Often when I watch other people on television who live in areas severely affected by storms I wonder why they live there. And I know that people watching my island on the news may now be thinking the same thing.

Volunteers Risk Empty Gas Tanks to Deliver Supplies from Williamsburg to the Rockaways

Jessica Saba | Posted 01.07.2013 | New York
Jessica Saba

Gather supplies, fill the car, hand donations directly to the people who need them and provide hope with your kindness and compassion. Speak to people -- ask their needs and gather contact information, and spread the word.

Parents Can't Do It Alone: Everyone Is Responsible for Children's Health

Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D. | Posted 01.06.2013 | Parents
Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D.

Policy makers, the public health community and food and media companies have a responsibility to take action to help parents raise healthy children.

Hurricane on Home

Felice Shapiro | Posted 01.05.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

Worrying from afar wasn't working for me. The wrath of Sandy, frightening as it was, didn't lessen my desire to be there. I wanted to be with my "people" from my hometown and experience Sandy with them.

Black Women Deserve More Respect

Chris Williams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Chris Williams

There is nothing more beautiful on this earth than a Black woman. Since the beginning of time, Black women have been the envy of the planet. From Qu...

Beyond the Battle: How Do We Put Humpty Dumpty Back Together Again?

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 01.05.2013 | Impact
Stuart Muszynski

Whether Republican, Democrat or Independent, we're all in this together. Values can be our guide.

5 Ways To Feel More Fulfilled Today

Nicole Glassman | Posted 01.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Nicole Glassman

It is interesting how a time of apparent scarcity brings about awareness. We may feel the strain of the power outages and the lack of convenience in our lives, but in being disconnected from our daily routines, we are actually more connected than ever before.

Why My Wedding Is Not About Me

blogs.forward.com | Posted 11.02.2012 | Weddings

The number one lesson I’ve learned from planning my wedding is: This is not my wedding. Sure, I get to wear the ivory gown and the invitations have ...

WATCH: Joel McHale Jokes About NBC's Treatment Of 'Community'

Posted 11.02.2012 | TV

"Community" hasn't been shown much love by NBC recently -- what with the firing of creator Dan Harmon and the comedy's delayed premiere date -- so it'...

The Awakening of Sandy: Will Power Truly Be Restored?

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 01.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

In truth, we cannot control the weather. This is fate. However, we can control whether and how we respond to these moments. This is destiny.

Establish A Tradition of Giving

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 01.01.2013 | Impact
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

My three children are beginning to understand the importance of supporting organizations which give back to the community.

Greek Group Encourages Service, Social Entrepreneurship

The Huffington Post | Ian Gray | Posted 12.13.2012 | Impact

Hidden in the shadows cast by the University of Virginia's white pillared buildings, some residents of Charlottesville, Va. are regularly forced to go...

Suicide And The Search For Green Pastures

Catherine Meeks, Ph.D. | Posted 12.31.2012 | Religion
Catherine Meeks, Ph.D.

There are too many people in our communities who find themselves in the middle of a life journey that does not seem to lead them to places of peace and comfort. One of those persons was a former neighbor of mine who took her life a few weeks ago.

The Power Of Social Media In A Storm

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 12.31.2012 | Religion
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

Through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram I see and hear what all my friends and loved ones are doing. I can hear their stress and can affirm how they are coping. I can send love and prayers and they can see that other people see them in their time of distress.

Accentuate the Positive in Your Career Quest

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 12.31.2012 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Throw the ladder down to help someone else get on solid ground. It's the right thing to do and it will help us put the spotlight on what is working.

One Simple Step Toward Forgiveness

Guideposts | Posted 12.30.2012 | Religion
Guideposts

In all things. Could God be at work even in a senseless tragedy like this? Oh, Lord, it just hurts so bad right now. But I believe you. I trust you. Please take this act of evil and use it for good.

NBC Sets Premiere Dates For 'Smash,' '1600 Penn' & More

Posted 10.30.2012 | TV

NBC is gearing up for midseason and has announced the premiere dates for new shows and key return dates for shows such as "Smash," "Revolution" and "T...

'Community' Gets A Premiere Date!

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 10.30.2012 | TV

Rejoice Human Beings! "Community" officially has a Season 4 premiere date. The beloved comedy will return to its old Thursday at 8 p.m. timeslot begin...

'Community' Is Back ... In Canada!?

Posted 11.01.2012 | TV

"Community" was going to be back November 9 … in Canada. According to CityTV's website, new episodes were to kick off on Friday, November 9. THI...

PLAY: Create Your Own 'Community' Halloween Adventure

Posted 10.23.2012 | TV

Suffering from serious "Community" withdrawal? Infuriated that "Whitney" has an airdate while the Greendale Seven still lingers in TV purgatory? NBC i...

Impact Investing Grows in Popularity, Importance in the U.S.

Terri Ludwig | Posted 12.22.2012 | Business
Terri Ludwig

Investing in one's community has been part of the culture in the U.S. since our country was founded. Early on, it was as simple as sharing an abundant crop with a neighbor or extending a hand to a stranger in need.

11 Reasons 'Community' Should Kill Off Chevy Chase's Character

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 10.22.2012 | TV

"Community" really can't catch a break lately. The cult favorite NBC comedy has been bumped from NBC's schedule yet again. And Friday, adding insult t...

Digital Fire: Northwest Voices in the Arts, Books, and Business on Reinvention

Russell C. Smith | Posted 12.22.2012 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

The topic of reinvention is everywhere in American culture. Cultural shifts and economic forces have affected artists and entrepreneurs, people on the street and people in high-rise towers.

Alison Brie & Gillian Jacobs Get Sultry In Lingerie

Posted 10.22.2012 | Celebrity

Now that the season four premiere of "Community" has been postponed indefinitely, comes a well-timed video of the show's stars Alison Brie and Jillian...