Community Can Offer a Cure to Our Technology Addictions
The solution is not to turn off our phones; it's to develop social, economic, and political structures that address deeper issues of social disconnection and overwork.
How Gen Z'ers Are Remaking Religion to Suit Their Values
Many are no longer passing on the old sacred teachings, but they are imparting a new one: that everyone has not just a right but a duty to choose their own worldview.
How Gen Z Is Solving America's Crisis of Isolation
Gen Z is remixing and repurposing old spiritual practices to maintain a sense of community.
What It's Like to Grow Up Surrounded by Fragments of Your Past
With access to seemingly unlimited social archives, young people still understand nostalgia. It might just be a bit different from their parents' version.
'Nesting' and 'Blending': How Gen Z Approaches Study and Work
Libraries have changed from a silent space to a community hub that hosts all kinds of activities.
Meet the Palo Alto Pastor Who Resigned After His 'Disgruntled, Beer-Burping' Tweets Caused Community Outrage
Gregory Stevens explains what happened when the community he'd called an "elitist shit den of hate" found out about his online life.
Empowering the Communities Fighting Industrial Mining Operations, One Film at a Time
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.
Conny Caruso's Love for Her Homeboys and Homegirls
Besides raising money, organizing events, and getting Hollywood bigwigs involved with Homeboy Industries, Caruso spends hours each week with reformed ex-convicts.
The Importance of Community Support for Prisoner Re-Entry Programs
To be successful, re-entry programs must work to facilitate more interaction between former inmates and potential role models in their new neighborhoods.
For a Writer of Color, Is Twitter More Valuable Than an MFA?
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.