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  • Oak Park: A former 'city of the future' tries to figure out what it will become
    Oak Park: A former 'city of the future' tries to figure out what it will become
    Oak Park, a Chicago suburb to the immediate west of Chicago’s notorious West Side, made a hipster’s name for itself back in the day. Back in the 1970s and 1980s, it was a liberal’s delight where liberal views and lifestyles were...
  • Bird on post
    Expression of altruism
    Do you feel part of a larger whole in your world or are you feeling isolated? What does the word community mean to you? If you would like to feel the warmth and connection to community you can start with an expression of altruism.According to...
  • Sermon: 'Defeating Isolationism with Community'
    Sermon: 'Defeating Isolationism with Community'
    On Sunday, July 12, Rev. Louis R. Blakey Jr., pastor of New Canaan Worship Center in Richmond, Virgina continued preaching his monthly series about "community." Last week, Pastor Blakey preached "Benefits of Community." Today,...
  • Life Saver
    " ... because that's what you do in a herd," the Mammoth explained to the tiger
    Author's Note on context and usageThe following is a primary witness account of how the rabbinic leadership of a specific orthodox congregation in Skokie, Illinois responded with characteristic Abrahamic kindness to a całl from an anxious...
  • Community
    Sermon: 'Benefits of Community'
    On Sunday, July 5, Rev. Louis R. Blakey, Jr., pastor of New Canaan Worship Center in Richmond began a new series for the month. He said he will be preaching each Sunday with the focus on "Community." Today's sermon was based on...
  • Partners in the community
    Partners in the community
    On June 15th, the Sushi house in Downers Grove was filled with guests to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Hope's Front Door. It was a such a great event according to Janell Robinson, Executive Director and they even created a special sushi...
  •  'Happiness Sucking Trolls' are a master of disguise
    'Happiness Sucking Trolls' are a master of disguise
    "Life is too short to spend in negativity. So I have made a conscious effort to not be where I don't want to be." Hugh Dillon My thought for the day is 'avoiding the happiness sucking trolls.' It would do no good at all to...
  • Community protest faced attack dogs
    Community Protest Including Students Faced with Attack Dogs
    The Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT) stood with teachers from across the country, students, community, BAMN organizers and elected school board members to protest the draconian actions proposed by the recent emergency manager (EM) of Detroit...
  • USSF Progressive conversations impeded by racebaiting
    USSF Progressive conversations impeded by racebaiting
    San Jose, CA -- Day Two of the US Social Forum 2015 is supposed to be filled with events and activities underscoring an alternative human agenda; however, due to tensions in the air from increasing police shootings, the race issue once again...
  • Qoola Robson St. Grand Opening
    Qoola frozen yogurt bar to host Robson grand opening community celebration
    With 18 locations across Canada, the Vancouver-bred Qoola is the leading Canadian self-serve frozen yogurt retailer. The Vancouver-bred frozen yogurt bar announced today that it will be celebrating the opening of its 18th store this week witha...
  • President Bill Clinton Brings Annual Meeting to Atlanta
    President Bill Clinton Brings Annual CGI America Meeting to Atlanta
    While Mrs. Clinton will be full swing on the campaign trail this time next year, former President and perhaps future First Gentleman of the United States, Bill Clinton will be in Atlanta presiding over the sixth annual gathering of the Clinton...
  • National Liberty Museum's Young Heroes Outreach Program
    National Liberty Museum’s Young Heroes Outreach Program
    "Live like a Hero." Is the National Liberty Museum’s mantra. “Inspire like a Hero” is the lesson they teach participants in their FREE Young Heroes Outreach Program (YHOP). Members of this Young Heroes Club are...
  • Can Memphis save its youth?
    Can Memphis save its youth?
    Being a resident of the United States, and a native of Memphis, I like a lot of other people in the country have been stunned at some of the behavior of teens. There has been a lot of unrest in our public schools, with teen violence, and other...
  • gardens make excellent community improvement
    Flint's Eastside churches reach out to promote a safer and productive community
    Nearly everyone has a project going on! Flint's youth and under served poor stand to benefit, if naysayers can take a back seat and bring forth a positive presence!Gardens, clean up, family and youth activities; dozens of projects to put a...
  • Deerfield’s own treasure - Kevin’s Place is Cheers!  for families
    Deerfield’s own treasure - Kevin’s Place is Cheers! for families
    No matter what the day, Kevin’s Place is the go-to spot in Deerfield, IL, for a good meal and fun, family-friendly atmosphere. From the time one enters the narrow area in the restaurant, bordered along the north side with a counter and bar...
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