The Common Good

Results for Taking Action

Prisoners With No Crime
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:23pm | Type: Magazine Article

Peter A. Geniesse Thousands and thousands of Third World refugees are languishing behind bars in the land of the free. They're not cr ...

Treating Systems, Not Symptoms
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rachel Medema The poor and needy search for water, but there is none; their tongues are parched with thirst. ...

Tennesseans Moving Mountains
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:23pm | Type: Magazine Article

Beverly Wooden The Bush administration has launched an attack on laws and regulations protecting the environment that has most environment ...

Veggies for Jesus
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bethany Spicher Schonberg It's a partnership that reads like a parable: Invest some talents around springtime, trust the farmer to so ...

Straddling the Border
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg BorderLinks, a binational organization educating people about the realities of the U.S.-Mexico border, has always been ...

With 'Friends' Like These
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 1:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kristin Ohlson Women's Re-entry Network in Cleveland is like many nonprofits—it is financially pinched and has a big-hearted but ove ...

Theater of the Soul
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 10:08am | Type: Magazine Article

Beth Newberry In the spring of 2000, a sold-out crowd of volunteers and union organizers, parents and students, hourly wage earners and s ...

A People's School
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:35pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joyce Hollyday Word and World : Tucson, Arizona : Nov. 9-16, 2002 In a recent Sunday at Southside Presbyteri ...

Round, Round, I Get Around
Originally Posted: 07/03/2014 - 9:50am | Type: Magazine Article

Larry Bellinger ‘Every once in a while, a truly brilliant idea comes along: the wheel, Einstein's Theory of Relativity, Cannoli...yo ...

The Church of Mary Magdalene
Originally Posted: 07/03/2014 - 9:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Tricia Schug When one thinks about homelessness, it's unlikely that the terms "network" or "mentoring" come to m ...

A School for Change
Originally Posted: 07/02/2014 - 9:10am | Type: Magazine Article

Ben MacConnell Back in college, when you were asked to declare your major, "faith-based community organizing" with a minor in & ...

Reading the Tea Leaves
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Angela Ards A tribute to LISTEN founder Lisa Sullivan Since the news of Washington, D.C.-based activist Lisa ...

The Challenge of Community
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Susannah Hunter A year of voluntary service has become a rite of passage for thousands of socially conscious young Christians. ...

Turning the Church Toward Peace
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

John K. Stoner Are we doomed to descend ever-deeper into rage on the road, revenge in the workplace, and ruin in the home? ...

Building a Nonviolent Army
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Hartsough Mel Duncan 'There is no better legacy we can leave than an effecti ...