What kind of change am I making? What kind of change does the world need?

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Action and Non-Action

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Reading

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Chuang Tzu was a Chinese Taoist philosopher of the fourth century BCE.  He was the author of the compilation of writings known as the "Chuang-Tzu," from which "Action and Non-Action" was taken.…

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September 1, 1939

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Reading

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W. H. Auden was one of the literary giants of the twentieth century. His poems, plays, and essays, written in everyday language, are full of his favorite themes: religion, politics,…

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Four Traditions of Philanthropy

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Reading

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​Elizabeth M. Lynn, founder and director of the Center for Civic Reflection, and D. Susan Wisely, former Director of Evaluation for Lilly Endowment, examine "three distinctive philanthropic traditions" in the United…

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Occupy Chicago Protesters

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Image

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Linda Paul’s photograph of Occupy Chicago protesters in October of 2011 documents the movement’s presence in Chicago. The image provokes conversation about economic and social justice, civil disobedience, activism, community,…