Jessie Landerman, a writer, producer, and director with the New Media Advocacy Project, discusses a new series of videos to help communities stand up to big mining companies.
Besides raising money, organizing events, and getting Hollywood bigwigs involved with Homeboy Industries, Caruso spends hours each week with reformed ex-convicts.
To be successful, re-entry programs must work to facilitate more interaction between former inmates and potential role models in their new neighborhoods.
As if the overwhelmingly white world of publishing, institutional networking, and workshopping wasn't already hard for people of color. Morgan Jerkins found writerly advancement in the more informal space of Black Twitter.
Texas A&M researchers explain how community-based programs rehabilitate juvenile offenders better, and for less money, than correctional facilities.
We’re driven by the idea that at any time, in any context, it is always possible to start a new life and create an intentional society ruled by the beliefs of its participants. And why shouldn’t we be?
A new sociological study suggests watching or listening to shows that confirm our political prejudices help us feel like part of a community.
From elder meetings to equine therapy, programs focusing on healing are found to be cheaper and more effective than jail time.
Municipal waste — from poop to heat — can be a valuable resource that could run our cities more cheaply and sustainably, says a hands-on Canadian ecologist.