Taking Action

Peter A. Geniesse 11-01-2003

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

Rachel Medema 09-01-2003

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

Beverly Wooden 07-01-2003

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.

Elizabeth Palmberg 03-01-2003

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.

Kristin Ohlson 01-01-2003

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.

Beth Newberry 11-01-2002

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...

Joyce Hollyday 09-01-2002
Word and World : Tucson, Arizona : Nov. 9-16, 2002
Larry Bellinger 07-01-2002

‘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...

Tricia Schug 05-01-2002

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

Ben MacConnell 03-01-2002

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.

Angela Ards 01-01-2002
A tribute to LISTEN founder Lisa Sullivan
Susannah Hunter 11-01-2001

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

John K. Stoner 09-01-2001
Are we doomed to descend ever-deeper into rage on the road, revenge in the workplace, and ruin in the home?
'There is no better legacy we can leave than an effective nonviolent peace force.'

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