More than 90 percent of Americans say they want to volunteer, yet only one out of four actually do. It’s time to tackle that disparity, Tammy Day writes.
Hundreds of Afghan evacuees will be calling Nebraska home, and we can be an engaged, positive part of their new reality.
The never-ending legal and political fight over DACA has taken its toll on hundreds of thousands of people in America who simply want to live their lives, Liz Codina writes.
Liz Codina reflects on the difficult – and painful – changes forged by a year of civic participation during a pandemic.
Having put in the hard work for most of the pandemic, we want to finally be able to ease off. But now – more than any other time – is for vigilance, Jordan Martin writes.
As long as we share a commitment to our tried-and-true American values, we can work through the constant rebalancing that is required for us to remain one people. Trust, friendship, shared beliefs – the bonds of civic affection – can feed that rebalancing, Charlyne Berens writes.
Bringing ‘just one person’ along on your community journey may not seem to be a big thing. But it has the potential to change everything, Ronda Graff writes.
We are not just victims of circumstance, Charlyne Berens writes.
Trying times allow us to reassess what matters and how we can make personal investments in our hearts, minds, and souls, Liz Codina writes.
It’s in moments like these when we must remember that there is good, encouraging work being done, Jordan Martin writes.
Melissa Garcia reflects on a pre-pandemic trip to Panama, and lessons from indigenous peoples in an era of disruption and change.
Astrid Munn on geographic insulation – a source of safety on Sept. 11, 2001 – amid ever-increasing interconnectedness and awareness.