City Chattr is Ontario's Neighbourhood Social Network, which creates and supports community engagement by connecting local residents to neighbours and to the...
What is Interfaith Community Services?
Founded in 1979 by a handful of diverse faith communities to address the needs of low-income individuals and families, Interfaith Community Services is the m...
United Way Community Schools
United Way Community Schools provide new and positive opportunities for children and families in the Greater Lehigh Valley area. Dr. Joseph Roy, Superintende...
What Is A United Way Community Partner?
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Chattahoochee Valley, Homeless Resource Network, Hope Harbour, and The Family Center talk about their partnership with United Way...
06/20/14 Shaping Healthy Communities
In the past decade, public health officials have established ever stronger links between the qualities of the built environment and the startling rise of pre...
Military and Veteran Communities: Learn the Signs of Emotional Suffering and How to Help (30 sec)
One in five people in the United States has a mental health condition. Learn the five signs that may mean someone is in emotional pain and might need help: p...
Celebrating 20 Years of Jewish Community Action
In 1995, seeking a new way to bring a Jewish voice to social justice in the Twin Cities, Rachel Breen, Steven Gray and Frank Hornstein founded the Jewish Met...
What Are Community Benefits Agreements?
What Are Community Benefits Agreements? A public meeting to learn about community benefits agreements and how our communities deserve a say in their futures Featuring Rashida Tlaib, from the Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice. Ms. Tlaib is a community activist and former State Representative from Detroit, Michigan Moderated by Sylvester Brown, Jr. of the Sweet Potato Project. Local panelists include: Megan Betts, Northside…
How Can We Make Communities Work for Everyone?
When every citizen thrives, we all benefit. That's why the Low Income Investment Fund is investing to create opportunity in communities like Jerry's. Ten yea...
Why GM Foundation supports the community through Habitat for Humanity Detroit
Vivian Pickard, President of the General Motors Foundation explains why GM supports the community and Habitat for Humanity Detroit specifically.
What exactly is a Jewish community center?
In the wake of the bomb hoaxes, a look at how JCCs serve Jews and non-Jews of all ages.
Why Community is Critical to Workforce Health
This report shares evidence and a call to action to increase cross-sector collaboration that generates systemic health improvements across society, using county health data to demonstrate linkages between workforce and community health.
How mapping harassment is creating safer communities across India
By using mapping technology to track sexual abuse and harassment, ElsaMarie D'Silva is forcing the issue into public consciousness and creating real change i...
Ban the Box Community Initiative Guide
What is Ban the Box The “box” is that spot on many employment applications that asks whether the applicant has been convicted of a crime or been incarcerated. Some employment applications may even inquire into arrests. A proposed Ban the Box ordinance will remove these questions from the application at the initial stage of the employment process so the hiring authority will first get an opportunity…
How the REACH was designed with community in mind
When the Kennedy Center set out to create a 21st-century expansion of its iconic performing arts venue, design presented both a challenge and an opportunity. The new complex would complement the existing, grand building and house new and approachable spaces to accommodate a diverse community “People want places to gather. With the REACH, we’re creating new opportunities for visitors of all ages and interests to engage…
How Globalism Marginalizes Religious Communities
I recently commented on the current emphasis on marginalization as a central moral issue, and said the tendency should not be idealized. Its basic effect, I suggested, is to support the movement toward an administratively integrated system covering the whole of social and economic life, and thus the interests of the bureaucrats and billionaires who …
What is Community Based Advocacy? A Resource for Corrections Professionals
What is Community Based Advocacy? A Resource for Corrections Professionals This audience for this brochure is corrections professionals. The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) requires correctional facilities to provide access to confidential community based sexual assault advocacy services for incarcerated people who have experienced sexual assault. This means that correctional facilities will be reaching out to community based sexual assault programs for assistance in meeting this…
How Nelson Mandela Won Over the Jewish Community
Nelson Mandela will always be remembered as a symbol of courageous resistance to the racist policies of apartheid South Africa. He was a true hero of conscience.
10 Ways Local Police Are Spying on Your Community
18 Community Foundations Have Advice for Jeff Bezos
On June 15, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos made the unusual move of tweeting a “request for ideas” about how to direct his charitable giving. “I’m thinking I want much of my philanthropic activity to be helping people