Community

Confronting the Walls Beyond Prison

Evidence shows that the likelihood of relapse or recidivism is directly linked to the level of ongoing support a person receives upon being released back to the community after incarceration. And Beyond...READ MORE

Why We Keep the Crazy People in the Shadows

“Psychotic people have souls. They have identities. They have hope. They have dreams. They are not to be shunted away, as they were 7 centuries ago in Bedlum Asylum, beaten…”...READ MORE

“Be Afraid. Be Very, Very, Afraid.” Or Not: The Futility of Unfounded Fears

Barry Glassner, author of The Culture of Fear, Why Americans are Afraid of the Wrong Things: Crime, Drugs, Minorities, Teen Moms, Killer Kids, Mutant Microbes, Plane Crashes, Road Rage, and...READ MORE

Racism, Blackness and Being Orphaned in a Silent Cosmos

Growing up in the orphaned space of the Philadelphia Projects, author and Philosophy Professor, George Yancy, embarked on an unlikely trajectory. From an early age, he had begun asking some very big...READ MORE

Cinque Henderson on Education and What the Black Lives Matter Movement Can Learn From our Founding Fathers

Journalist and author, Cinque Henderson, drills down on public education, funding, the perils of innovation, respectability politics, discipline, allies and Bob Dylan. As we find ourselves in the center of a...READ MORE

Deborah Hernandez Speaks Up for Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

Deborah Hernandez is a wife, mother and marketing communications consultant who has lived in Orange County, California, for more than 14 years. She volunteers her time as the Communications Lead...READ MORE

National Brotherhood of Skiers Hit the Snow

The National Brother of Skiers mission is to identify, develop and support athletes of color who will win international and Olympic winter sports competitions representing the United States and to...READ MORE

Doniece Sandoval Provides Showers for the Homeless

Doniece Sandoval is delivering dignity one shower at a time. She is the founder of Lave Mae, a nonprofit mobile shower project for San Francisco’s over 6,000 homeless. Lave Mae...READ MORE

Dr. Deb Robertson is a City Gal Running a Small Town ER

Dr. Deborah Robertson knows what it’s like to operate in a crazed big city hospital emergency room. She wasn’t prepared for some of the challenges she’d face running a small...READ MORE

Darrel Harris on Green Dot, Bullying and the Advocates

Today my guest is Darrel Harris. She is the Education and Prevention Coordinator at the Advocates in Hailey, Idaho. She has spent the last thirty odd years doing what she...READ MORE

Mike Scullion is the Heart and Soul of Community Radio

Mike Scullion wanted to start a community radio station where locals could get vocal. He is the heart and soul behind KDPI radio. Mike shares what it is about radio,...READ MORE