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Alcohol Awareness Month: What's Your Poison?

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 (All day) to Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (All day)

April is a good month to level with ourselves about alcohol abuse.

What is Fair Housing Month, And Why Does it Matter to You?

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 (All day) to Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (All day)

Fair Housing Month serves as a reminder and a celebration of the Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to discriminate in housing based on race, color, sex, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or disability.

In the News

Does More Money = Less Compassion? Research Suggests It Does.

Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 04:30

Research conducted by a team at UC-Berkely led by Paul Piff has found that wealthier individuals are less likely to be prosocial and more likely to moralize greed.

Four Great Reasons to Bike Every Day in April

Friday, April 4, 2014 (All day)

The program 30 Days of Biking will donate 1 bike for someone in need for every 30 bikers that take the pledge.

Mushrooms: Magic Erasers for Toxic Pollution?

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 (All day)

Mycofiltration–  a process that uses fungi to filter out harmful substances– is becoming a new standard for environmental clean-up operations.

Do Your Part for the World's Oceans: Buy Jeans Made from Salvaged Plastic

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 (All day)

A new line of jeans created by Pharell Williams will use yarn made from plastic trash reclaimed from the ocean.

Pritzker Prize-Winning Architect Builds Innovative, Beautiful Disaster Relief Structures Across the Globe

Sunday, March 30, 2014 (All day)

Architect Shigeru Ban won the 2014 Pritzker Prize – called the Nobel of architecture – for his unique use of local and reusable materials.

Can Refugee Shelters be Beautiful, Functional, and Portable? One Designer's Award-Winning Answer.

Saturday, March 29, 2014 (All day)

A Jordanian-Canadian architect and designer has created a design for portable, collapsible shelters that generate power from the sun for displaced refugees world-wide.

Watch as Wolves Magically Transform Yellowstone Park

Monday, March 17, 2014 (All day)

A captivating look at the role predators play in creating a diverse ecosystem.

Love, Dignity, and a Free Haircut: Hartford's Most Beloved Barber

Thursday, March 13, 2014 (All day)

For 25 years, a barber has given Hartford's homeless community dignity, respect, and love, along with a free haircut and shave.