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Parents Learn to Listen
by Sean Rose
The Morningside Center offers workshops in more than 60 New York City schools to equip parents to understand their children’s emotions.
Udaipur Hands Down Skills
by Lynsi Burton
Shikshantar believes anyone can be a teacher and when people collaborate, they can develop a “culture of learning.”
Seniors Find More to Learn
by Sean Rose
Retirement doesn’t have to be merely time off; it can be a time to gain new skills or find rewarding ways to give back to your community.
Parker Palmer: Know Yourself, Change Your World
by Sarah van Gelder
An interview with Parker J. Palmer
Climate Activists Dream a New Future
by Madeline Ostrander
The Pachamama Alliance encourages a re-examination of the values and assumptions that have led our society into social and environmental crises.
Volunteers Teach Healing Arts
by Louise Dunlap
Inspired by Paulo Freire’s work in the 1960s, Capacitar International teaches practices such as tai chi, acupressure and mindfulness, to volunteers. They then teach those skills in traumatized communities in places like Guatemala, Israel, Palestine, Rwanda, and Ireland.
Citizen Scientists Learn from Flowers
by Heather Purser
People across the country are learning what plants say about global warming.
Roadtrip Nation Takes the Route Less Traveled
by Madeline Ostrander
Roadtrip Nation, a personal journey turned film, then TV series, and now a youth movement, sends groups of young people out on the road every year to find out how people choose careers they’re passionate about.
The Personal IS Powerful
by Colin Beavan
No Impact Man says we shouldn't be distracted by attacking each others' methods of confronting climate change—only by uniting behind the same agenda can we hope for change in the very little time we have to effect it.
A Patriot Resigns
by Sarah van Gelder
At YES!, we've known Van Jones from his work with disaffected youth in Oakland through his rise to the White House. And here's what we know: Van is a true patriot.
Can a Farm State Feed Itself?
by Brooke Jarvis
Tired of depending on imports, Illinois looks to local food.
No Vacation Nation
by John de Graaf
Along with paid vacation, we're missing out on happiness, better health, and a more sustainable society.
FCC Supports an Open Internet
by Megan Tady
A victory in the fight to protect public, democratic access to the Internet.
Can Europe Pop the U.S. CEO Pay Bubble?
by Sarah Anderson
While the U.S. executives who caused the economic meltdown benefit from bailout money, Europe is stepping forward to cap CEO bonuses.
Episcopal Church Repudiates Doctrine of Discovery
by Gale Courey Toensing
Tackling an injustice enshrined in international law for centuries.