The Common Good

Results for Groundswell

Making a Home at Joseph's House
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

'The hardest question for us is what to do when people get better.' Tucked back in the quiet streets of Adams Morgan in Washington, D.C., Joseph's House looks much like ...

Suffer the Little Children
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bette McDevitt 'When the children are well enough to go home, it is a gift to me.' On a pleasant hil ...

The Shaw Redemption
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:41pm | Type: Magazine Article

Larry Bellinger "Art has the power to heal spiritual, emotional, and physical brokenness." 'Mo ...

That All May Be One
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Fred Bahnson Radical ecumenism in a land of strife. All Catholics are Zapatistas, all evangelicals are paramil ...

Undoing Racism in Flint
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Margaret Williamson Michigan city turns dialogue into action. Five hundred community leaders in Flint, Michiga ...

Jubilee Begins With Me
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Beckmann Can one person make a difference? Pat Pelham lives in Birmingham, Alabama. About four years a ...

16 Tons and What Do You Get?
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 3:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Newberry Citizens call a new tune. If Tennessee Ernie Ford were to sing his blue-collar anthem &quo ...

Healing Through Art
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bronwyn Shiffer Women's project leads to transformation. Evelyn came in at 9 a.m., all smiles and ready t ...

The Business of Relief
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 1:12pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice Food---and much more---for the poor. In the weeks after Hurricane Mitch roared through Central Ameri ...

Healing Hands
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michael McClanen Bosnian women weave ethnic harmony Much like the mythical bird that rises from the ashes, mem ...

Row By Row
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 11:57am | Type: Magazine Article

Rachel Thomas Urban gardens bring hope to the city. "Just as a light from a candle can be seen more clea ...

A Different New Year's Eve
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Montesano Gathering for disarmament in the Nevada desert. There are times in our lives when the power of ...

Voice of the Voiceless
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tonita Cheatham Coalition stands for rights of public housing residents. Anyone who knows anything about the c ...

Follow the North Star
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth M. Racicot New beginnings, on the Web and in the world. When slaves traveled the Underground Railroa ...

The Personal Touch
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lucy Fuchs Letters and loans help survivors of genocide rebuild their lives. When the Holocaust became general ...

Taking Action
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kent Paterson Sewer Pipes and Hope In Spanish, "Las Palmeras" means place of the date palms. At firs ...

Not Divided By Age
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kaethe Schwehn When generations stand together, a movement is strengthened. Specific issues come and go, but ...

Keeping Service in the Zone
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carol Fennelly An effort to protect churches' public ministries. With massive cuts to federal and local p ...

Reforming Welfare
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carol Fennelly Some Michigan churches provide hands-on support to families in transition. If you visit Ottawa ...

Jubilee 2000
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Murray MacAdam A chance for a new beginning. If a biblically inspired movement has its way, the year 2000 will ...

A Garden in the Desert
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rebecca Howard A Peruvian school teaches possibility. Three sleek, fat Humbolt penguins tilt their heads a ...

Can Justice Heal?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kimberly Burge A tough and compassionate approach holds offenders accountable while seeking reconciliation. ...

Setting the Table
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Grant Power A movement for community food security Traditionally, food supply problems have been seen as a ...

From Parishes to Maquiladoras
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Keith Warner O.F.M. In the spirit of St. Francis, the SouthWest Environmental Equity Project works for the poor and the Earth. ...

Good News and a Living Wage
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Building relationship between people of faith and the workers' rights movement. The Sout ...

A New Preferential Option
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:24am | Type: Magazine Article

Hans Hallundback A theological program in Sing Sing prison rehabilitates and renews. Inspired by liberation t ...

Wealth-Fare Reform
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Judy Coode Organizing to narrow the gap between rich and poor in America Q: If every change in the federal i ...

Comprehensive Compassion
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jan Degges In Baltimore, groups work to care for victims of sexual abuse, bring abusers to justice, and educate the community. ...

Food for Thought
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Steve Rabey In a divided city, the dinner table can be a meeting place. Why are hundreds of Colorado ...

Hard Evidence
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Hearing the facts about the death penalty. This spring, New York Gov. George Pataki removed Bron ...

Shattered Skies
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tom Boswell Diverse groups join together to oppose military flights in the Midwest. Nancy Hobbs and her husba ...

Readers Before Profits
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bill Wylie-Kellermann Calling corporations and unions to their true vocations in the Detroit newspaper strike. ...

In the Language of Faith
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Judy Coode Challenging the World Bank and IMF You shall have a trumpet sounded throughout the land. And you ...

The Earth is the Classroom
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Learning to get along with all creation. Nestled amidst Log Mountain and Hinds Ridge ...

Urban Peacemaking
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Peter Wirth Neighbors work together to take back their streets. "I miss having my children do the things ...

A Variety of Harvests
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Thomas Merton Douglass Anathoth Community Farms gives roots to activists resisting ELF. (Groundswell, Depar ...

Two-Way Solidarity
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Philip McManus Working for human rights and human needs in Latin America In 1974, a group of Latin America ac ...

The Angel of Raphael House
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:24am | Type: Magazine Article

Patricia Chaffee Providing refuge for homeless families The angel is in a hurry. She is tense with urgency a ...

Appalachian Caravan
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jill Carroll Lafferty Meeting the heart and soul of development Women of Appalachia are as diverse as the geog ...

For Love of Creation
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jeff Shriver One congregation's environmental program. Montclair Presbyterian Church in Oakland, Californ ...

Lending for Justice
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

David A. Fagan Support for Indo-Chinese farmers For a man who never intended to leave Laos, Joua-Pao Yang look ...

Border Patrol: Organizing for Justice in Maquiladoras
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jeff Shriver Tijuana. Nogales. Matamoros. Ciudad Juárez. Nuevo Laredo. What comes to mind when you hear these names of U.S.-Mexico border ...

It's All About Hope
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 2:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Holler Hunter Genesis House ministers to women in prostitution The Genesis story captures the imagi ...

The Essence of Good Parenting
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ruth B. Moynihan Barnabas House teaches many lessons That violence and self-centered behavior exist in abundan ...

Picking Up the Pieces
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

David A. Fagan Seattle's Gleanings Food Bank Changes in membership present a community with some of its t ...

Taking Peace Seriously
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kari Jo Verhulst The Rise of a Global Peace Service Can a large-scale corps of nonviolent peacemakers be orga ...

The Household That Composts Together
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Herman Members of "Simple Living" start their activism at home. COLUMBUS, Ohio - How much land ...