I'm a member of GOOD, the worldwide community of people who give a damn. We are pragmatic idealists working towards individual and collective progress. And today, I am excited to share the first holiday of the GOOD community: on April 27, we celebrate Neighborday all around the world.
Students have become pawns in what seems to be a simple math problem as presented by CPS, but is really a culture, community and citywide issue of how to create safe and effective schools for all students regardless of race, family income and geographic location.
It has been two and a half years since I moved to 10th Street, hoping to find a quiet block and, indeed, despite its East Village locale, no bars have popped up here. In their stead, "healthy living" (or eco-friendly) establishments have come to this tree-lined stretch of 10th Street.
As Detroiters, we embrace our city's non-residential stakeholders. We embrace the fact that many are rooting for us; understanding that we will never have a thriving state of Michigan, or southeast region without a vibrant city of Detroit.
In today's diverse America, Thanksgiving remains widely celebrated and crosses religious, racial, and ethnic lines. This Thanksgiving, we wanted to see which neighborhoods best reflect American diversity.
Megan has received a grant from a neighborhood trust to revitalize her block for trick-or-treating. She and her neighbors are working together to create a long line of houses inviting and welcoming to kids, culminating in an outdoor showing of a classic scary movie.
Some people worry that if we immerse ourselves too deeply into a new tradition, we may become disconnected from the community, or even the family, in which we grew up. We shouldn't learn about different traditions at the expense of our own.
While an ice cream shop would do best in a location with warm weather and a constant flow of pedestrian traffic, potential patients aren't going to wander into a medical office off the street. Here are some important things to consider before you lease your space.
An innovative partnership of philanthropic, financial and government institutions announced earlier this week the awarding of $15.4 million in grants to support cultural initiatives to revitalize and strengthen neighborhoods, towns and cities across the country.
It's possible -- very possible -- to raise exceptional, morally-grounded children no matter what your family looks like. The development of your child's moral character depends less on whether there is a male or female figure or two parents. These values come from one place: you.