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“Meeting in The Commons: How to Become Badass Collaborators”

My view of the media business I love is that we tend to be reactive, writing for a passive audience. But our most engaged readers are NOT passive, and want to get in front of the stories, to change outcomes.

  • 07/25/2022
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Do you care about: Art, Books, Identity, Equity & Justice, Healing Trauma, Politics, Commentaries, Spirituality, Sexuality? Your answers will direct our coverage.

  • 07/25/2022
Ellie-Krug

A Gaping Hole

If the guiding light is “What did America look like in the mid-19th century?,” we are screwed.

  • 06/30/2022
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CALL: Talking About LGBTQ+ Health, Aging, and Rights

Frustration is why it is crucial to sometimes take a step back and consider the change that has happened.

  • 06/25/2022
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Shot of Influence

A group of ten women entrepreneurs are featured in the documentary “Shot of Influence,” produced by independent filmmaker Gabrielle Reece,

  • 06/25/2022
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Step 2: Define Success on Individual Basis

Somebody came into my office and said ‘I relapsed yesterday. I already talked to my probation officer. I already have my bags packed to go to treatment.’ That is success for that person.

  • 05/28/2022
Amy Sullivan by Lucia Possehl

De-stigmatizing Substance Use Disorders

We often do not treat people who are seeking help for a drug addiction with empathy. We treat them with judgment and scorn.

  • 05/28/2022
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The “YIMBY” vs. “NIMBY” Movement

They did not want ‘those’ kids near ‘their’ kids.

  • 05/28/2022
Ellie Krug

CALL: Being Authentic Even When You Are Afraid

We are all survivors of the human condition. All of us are attempting to make our way through the world. If we could go across the room and ask everybody to tell us “what makes you happy, what makes you sad, what challenge you have had in life, what success you have had, what makes you tick” — three things would happen.

  • 05/25/2022
Chris Stark

CALL: Chris Stark on Love as Healing and Space as Memory

Treat each other with true kindness and humility and gentleness and love, because that is our way forward. That is how we are going to find ways to heal the harm that has been inflicted on so many of us, and the land, and the water.

  • 05/18/2022
Alicia

VIEW: The Hopeful Messengers About Climate Change

While there is plenty of bad news out there about climate change, Bill McKibben — who founded 350.org — published

  • 05/17/2022
Cathie Harnett

Women in Politics Series: Social Change Movements and Asking for Money

Women’s power is in our ability to find ways to support each other and tap into whatever skill sets we bring to the table.

  • 05/10/2022