Faith Communities Doing Good

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Texas Faith Communities Are Helping Their Congregations Get Vaccinated at Church

Harris County's Partner Incentive Program, which reimburses churches, mosques, and community centers for holding vaccination events, have resulted in more than 3,000 vaccinations since September.
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Prayers, Petitions, and Boycotts: Desmond Tutu's Climate Activism

Following the death of South African anti-apartheid and peace icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu, here are some of the ways he also advocated for a healthy planet
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13 Best Desmond Tutu Quotes About Hope, Activism, & More

Read these quotes from the Archbishop to live a life filled with more authentic joy, meaningful hope, and positive action.
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The World Is Celebrating the Life of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu has died at the age of 90.Archbishop Tutu earned the respect and love of millions of South Africans and the world. He carved out a permanent place in their hearts and minds, becoming known affectionately as “The Arch”.
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Best Refugee & Immigration Good News Stories from 2021

We still have so much work to do to ensure refugees have a safe, clear, and simple way to find not only a safe place to call home and have their basic needs met — but a place to thrive, too. It's also true that we made a lot of progress, especially towards growing empathy for others.
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The 162 Best Good News Stories From 2021

The ultimate list of the best good news stories from the year 2021.
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Why and How To Abolish the Death Penalty in the United States

The U.S. has a disproportionately high number of executions — and there are four key problems with the death penalty. But it's possible to bring an end to them for good — here's how...
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Local Faith Leaders Came Together To Support the Jewish Community After Antisemitic Incidents in Austin

A series of antisemitic incidents around Central Texas — including a potential arson outside an Austin, Texas synagogue this weekend — drew condemnation from a coalition of interfaith leaders and local politicians Monday.
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Churches and Libraries Are Partnering To Address Homelessness

Public libraries and faith-based organizations, such as mosques, churches, and non-profits grounded in religious belief, are supporting people experiencing homelessness.
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Can Churches Help to Ease the Affordable-Housing Shortage?

Houses of worship own billions worth of empty, deteriorating, or underused real estate. Some local governments and denominations are overcoming obstacles to carve it into badly needed housing for their communities.
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