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HAPPINESS

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The Hapa Project The Hapa Project
Artist Kip Fulbeck's portrait project delves into the complex relationship between race and identity for hapas, a growing population in multiracial America.
Called Back to the Essentials Called Back to the Essentials
by Pastor Don Mackenzie
The Abrahamic faiths began when prophets called people back to the essentials: compassionate, caring community and the universal principles of love and service.
Blended Nation: A Portrait of Mixed-Race America Blended Nation: A Portrait of Mixed-Race America
Photo Essay: Mike Tauber's 2009 book, Blended Nation: Portraits and Interviews of Mixed-Race America, features photographs of individuals alongside intimate interviews about their thoughts on what it means to be multiracial.
The Work that Reconnects The Work that Reconnects
by Pamela O'Malley Chang
As residents plan Transition Albany, they're turning to Joanna Macy for guidance in building resilient communities.
A Call to Bring the World Together… A Call to Bring the World Together…
Video: Since its November 2009 launch, over 36,000 people have affirmed the Charter for Compassion, a project that sprouted from author Karen Armstrong's TED speech. Based on the Golden Rule, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you," the charter is a result of public input from 150,000 religious and secular people worldwide.
The New Economy Challenge: Implications for Higher Education The New Economy Challenge: Implications for Higher Education
by David Korten
If we are to build a sustainable economy and an Earth community, our educational goals and structures will have to change. David Korten asks what it will take to retool and reskill our society.
Interfaith Doesn't Mean Interchangeable Interfaith Doesn't Mean Interchangeable
by Ted Falcon
Our task is not to exclude others nor to deny our differences, but to find the core teachings that unite us.
Meet the Radical Homemakers Meet the Radical Homemakers
by Shannon Hayes
How families are achieving ecological, social, and economic transformation... starting under their own roofs.
Buy Happy Buy Happy
by Caitlin Battersby
Mystified by all the labels? How to buy humane eggs and meat.
The Righteous Small House: Challenging House Size and the Irresponsible American Dream The Righteous Small House: Challenging House Size and the Irresponsible American Dream
by Jason McLennan
An architect asks, at what point does size cancel out sustainability?
An Invitation to Sacred Intention An Invitation to Sacred Intention
by Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, Sheikh Jamal Rahman
Three friends from different faiths offer guidance for forming intentions that focus not on what we do or don't have, but on who we are.
We Are All Connected We Are All Connected
Electronic musician John Boswell's project "The Symphony of Science" sets scientific knowledge to music, exploring our relationship with one another and with the universe.
YES! Recommends: No Impact Project YES! Recommends: No Impact Project
No Impact Man, Colin Beavan, and his family have inspired a nation to swap their old consumer habits for new environmentally-friendly ones. The recently launched No Impact Curriculum brings the lessons learned from this year-long journey to your classroom.
Christine Everson Essay on "Know Yourself, Change Your World" Christine Everson Essay on "Know Yourself, Change Your World"
by Christine Everson
Christine Everson, a student at Western Washington University's Woodring School of Education, read and responded to the YES! Magazine article, "Know Yourself, Change Your World" by Parker Palmer. Read Christine's essay on how she overcame fear and accepted her medical condition, with the help of a teacher she learned to trust.
Chris Claudillo Essay on "Know Yourself, Change Your World" Chris Claudillo Essay on "Know Yourself, Change Your World"
by Chris Caudillo
Chris Caudillo, a student at Western Washington University's Woodring School of Education, read and responded to the YES! Magazine article, "Know Yourself, Change Your World," by Parker Palmer. Read Chris' essay on how to ensure that teachers' voices speak louder than noise from Facebook, YouTube, and celebrities.
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