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4 ways that volunteering can be good for you

Aug. 3, 2021 2:54 pm

4 ways that volunteering can be good for you

Volunteering helps others and supports communities. But volunteering also tends to benefit the volunteers themselves, says guest columnist Jennifer A. Jones.
Can mindfulness make you generous? The answer might depend on whether you more often use ‘we’ than ‘I’ purpose

Jul. 13, 2021 11:33 am

Can mindfulness make you generous? The answer might depend on whether you more often use ‘we’ than ‘I’

Hospitals, schools, prisons promote tout its benefits, and more than 1 in 5 employers offers training in it. But the way we practice mindfulness may be making us more selfish, says guest columnist Michael Poulin.
Delaware County is having a moment. Nonprofits share $2.1M in funding to provide for crucial needs funding

Jun. 14, 2021 9:58 am

Delaware County is having a moment. Nonprofits share $2.1M in funding to provide for crucial needs

"Every day, nonprofits serving our county have been on the front lines offering critical services to Delaware County residents," said Frances Sheehan of the Foundation for Delaware County.
COVID-19 and mental health: Feeling anguish is normal and is not a disorder purpose

Mar. 9, 2021 3:32 pm

COVID-19 and mental health: Feeling anguish is normal and is not a disorder

"I take issue with the fact that it has become routine to medicalize human suffering by attaching a mental health diagnosis to it. This doesn’t address the source of people’s anguish," says guest columnist Marnie Wedlake.
Nation’s first menstrual hub set to open this month in Germantown purpose

Feb. 11, 2021 9:30 am

Nation’s first menstrual hub set to open this month in Germantown

The only challenge Lynette Medley faced in opening The SPOT Period was the stigma in the community around menstrual care and the idea of a menstrual hub opening at all.
Hindsight Is 2020: The year everything we should have known became obvious purpose

Dec. 11, 2020 2:00 pm

Hindsight Is 2020: The year everything we should have known became obvious

Here are five priorities learned from 2020 that demand new ways of learning, planning, thinking, and doing. More, they demand action, say guest columnists Meghan McVety and Jason Alexander.
10 tips to manage the uncertainty and stress of election aftermath purpose

Nov. 10, 2020 2:06 pm

10 tips to manage the uncertainty and stress of election aftermath

A psychologist offers suggestions for how to keep calm and carry on.
What kind of data affects social change and where does it come from? purpose

Nov. 2, 2020 3:00 pm

What kind of data affects social change and where does it come from?

At ECS’s Forum on Justice & Opportunity, the Scattergood Foundation and Azavea presented projects on understanding needs and assets, and strengthening social programs through data and evaluation.
Opinion: It is OK to admit that things are hard right now purpose

Oct. 16, 2020 9:36 am

Opinion: It is OK to admit that things are hard right now

"Many of us are juggling several roles amidst living in a global pandemic and continued exposure to racism and bias," says guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins.
Finding joy in 2020? It’s not such an absurd idea, really purpose

Oct. 12, 2020 7:30 am

Finding joy in 2020? It’s not such an absurd idea, really

Even during year in which it is easy to stumble onto suffering, you can also stumble onto joy, says guest columnist Angela Gorrell.

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