Protecting and Promoting Freedom of Religion or Belief

United States Institute of Peace

Global Trends and Challenges Religious restrictions and hostilities around the world have risen steadily over the past few decades, reaching an all-time high in 2018 — a trend that has only worsened with the COVID-19 pandemic. Against this backdrop, USIP collaborated with USAID’s Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships to critically examine the causes and […]

Veteran-Centered Crisis Stabilization and Scene Management Strategies


Webinar Start Time: 1p ET/12n CT/11a MT/10a PT In Los Angeles County, innovation has led to the collaborative and integrated approach of a “Task Force” model by having public, private sector and nonprofit agencies share resources across individual siloes and have a robust process for prevention, crisis intervention, and post-vention care of veterans experiencing mental […]

“Ayn Rand as the Best Answer to Woke” Happy Hour

Is Ayn Rand's philosophy and novels the best answer to the current Woke authoritarians that wee see today? Join Clubhouse host Scott Schiff and The Atlas Society's Associate Editor Lorence Olivo for a social happy hour on Tuesday, August 2 @ 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET to share your thoughts as we discuss […]

Lake Permaculture Monthly Meeting


Our monthly meeting to meet your neighbors, learn about permaculture and gift some plants. Kelli Varon of Seed The Stars from Mt. Dora will talk about seed starting and preparing our fall gardens. Becca Freeman of The Howey Homestead will give us a tour of her permaculture homestead as we talk about our own sites […]