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Bridging Divides

Listening, learning, and discovering shared purpose.

A Meditation on Revolution A Meditation on Revolution
by Bert Sacks
From Tel Aviv to Baghdad, a lifelong peace activist remembers why true transformation comes from the power of nonviolence.
People We Love: Caressa Cameron People We Love: Caressa Cameron
by Oliver Lazenby
Miss America raises awareness about HIV.
People We Love: Bert Sacks People We Love: Bert Sacks
by Robert Mellinger
A peace activist defies sanctions to save lives.
Righting Wrongs the Maori Way Righting Wrongs the Maori Way
by Allan MacRae, Howard Zehr
Instead of prison, New Zealand chooses restorative justice and community problem-solving.
Define American: Jose Antonio Vargas Tells His Story Define American: Jose Antonio Vargas Tells His Story
Video: Pulitzer-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas opens up about his life as an undocumented immigrant—and the "underground railroad" that made it possible.
How the Left and Right Can Unite How the Left and Right Can Unite
by David Korten
If we'd stop tearing each other apart, we might see an opportunity to win back our democracy from the rich and powerful.
Census Data Shows More Multiracial Americans Census Data Shows More Multiracial Americans
by Oliver Lazenby
With nine million multiracial Americans, the nation has come a long way.
Think Outside the Bars Think Outside the Bars
by Michelle Alexander
Why real justice means fewer prisons.
Problem Child Problem Child
by Arthur Longworth
A conversation through the walls of solitary confinement.
Truth and Reconciliation in New York Truth and Reconciliation in New York
by David Kaczynski
Ex-offenders and families of victims ask, how can we resolve the tension between our need to protect society, and our desire to believe in human redemption?
From Ecotourism to Community Tourism From Ecotourism to Community Tourism
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
Does travel have a place in a future of "rootedness"?
Connecting Prisons With Nature Connecting Prisons With Nature
by Benjamin Drummond, Sara Joy Steele
Video: Can prisons save money and the environment while changing lives?
A Student Uprising in Arizona A Student Uprising in Arizona
by Jeff Biggers
In Tucson, lawmakers want to cut ethnic studies programs. But they'll have to unchain these students first.
The Refugee Child Photographers The Refugee Child Photographers
by V. Noah Gimbel
How photography training and disposable cameras are giving young Palestinian refugees something new—a voice.
Immigrant Youth Movement Takes a Civil Rights Lesson Immigrant Youth Movement Takes a Civil Rights Lesson
by Daniel Altschuler
How young immigrant activists are learning from the the civil rights campaigners who came before them.
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