Research shows that small talk and casual connections create happy communities and less-lonely individuals.
State laws and policies in California have made some progress possible, but many tribes still lack legal recognition and struggle to maintain their cultural heritage and the environment.
Can America still follow its principles of liberty and equality but have a far broader set of free social services (education and healthcare like the fire and police departments)? I think that it can. And if it does, it will have the sort of society that we want – not an oligopoly or crony capitalist one.
“We know that the earlier we can get people voting, the more likely we can keep them voting for the rest of their lives.”
"The only threat to our border community is Donald Trump's lies. A border wall is a threat to our environment, our economy and everyday lives as fronterizos."
In Louisville, the group is purchasing vacant homes for low-income families to promote stability in the community and fight gentrification.
Teresa Shook, one of the founders of the Women’s March movement, called for the removal of the four national co-chairs and accused them of allowing “anti-Semitism, anti-LBGTQIA sentiment and hateful, racist rhetoric to become a part of the platform.”
By taking up positive political and environmental activism, many citizens, in the U.S. and around the world, are still working to make Dr. King’s beloved community a reality.