Thousands and thousands of Third World refugees are languishing behind bars in the land
of the free. They're not criminals.
The poor and needy search for water, but there is none; their tongues are parched with thirst.
The Bush administration has launched an attack on laws and regulations protecting the
environment that has most environmental watchdogs on the defensive.
It's a partnership that reads like a parable: Invest some talents around springtime, trust the farmer to sow good seed, then bring home the harvest all summer long.
BorderLinks, a binational organization educating people about the realities of the U.S.-Mexico border, has always been good at getting personal without thinking small.
Women's Re-entry Network in Cleveland is like many nonprofits—it is financially pinched and has a big-hearted but overworked staff that struggles to meet the needs of its clients.
In the spring of 2000, a sold-out crowd of volunteers and union organizers, parents and students, hourly wage earners and salaried policy wonks, mohawks and buzz cuts, Latino and black...
‘Every once in a while, a truly brilliant idea comes along: the wheel, Einstein's Theory of Relativity, Cannoli...you get the idea." So say Tom and Ray of NPR's "Car Talk" radio program...
When one thinks about homelessness, it's unlikely that the terms "network" or "mentoring" come to mind.
Back in college, when you were asked to declare your major, "faith-based community organizing" with a minor in "direct action" probably was not an option.
A year of voluntary service has become a rite of passage for
thousands of socially conscious young Christians.