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Being a Woman Is a Privilege

Miriam Ava | Posted 09.20.2014 | 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 09.15.2014 | 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 09.14.2014 | 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 09.13.2014 | 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 09.11.2014 | 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 09.09.2014 | 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 09.09.2014 | 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 09.08.2014 | 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 09.08.2014 | 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 09.01.2014 | 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 09.01.2014 | 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 08.31.2014 | 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 08.30.2014 | 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 08.26.2014 | 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.

Where Do Our Children Feel Safe?

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 08.26.2014 | Parents
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

Few people would disagree that we've become a divided society with our own thoughts and beliefs taking precedence over tolerance and understanding. But what is it doing to our children?

Four Sure-Fire Ways to Build Community and Create Happiness (Portland Style)

Carrie Sturrock | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Carrie Sturrock

While keeping abreast of classmates and friends in faraway places in carefully crafted, real-time technicolor is valuable, it can feel empty too. Virtual connection doesn't necessarily translate into a supportive community that generates happiness.

Build Your Village

Paola Pearce | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Paola Pearce

I live in a city of over eight million. Now, I invite you to think for a moment to your mornings on the crowded sidewalks or in the queues for a coffee to-go. Think of your lunch time at a café tables and, again, of lifts, of subway and train stations.

For Colored Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Was Not Enough

Diriye Osman | Posted 08.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Diriye Osman

When I was a kid growing up in Kenya, I imagined that one day I would step out of the closet and find a sense of brotherhood and belonging in the beautiful, rainbow flag-waving LGBT community. But the reality differed a great deal from my dreams.