The Reentry National Media Outreach Campaign connects reporters with re-entry programs and is particularly interested in helping shine a spotlight on faith-based prisoner release efforts around the country. The campaign is run by Outreach Extensions and funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Contact Sally Turner, re-entry project director.
LaQuerencia is a 28-unit cohousing project under development in Fresno, Calif. Many members are Unitarians.
The Elder Cohousing Network in Davis, Calif., an eight-household community, opened in January 2006 as the first elder cohousing development in the country. Members range in age from 76 to 92; the community grew out of a Unitarian Universalist congregation in Davis.
Skeptic magazine is a publication of the Skeptics Society. It is a leading publication of skeptical inquiry.
Freethought Day commemorates an Oct. 12, 1692, evidentiary decision by William Phipps, governor of the Colony of Massachusetts, that ended the Salem witch trials. An outdoor observance marking the anniversary is held each year in Sacramento, Calif.
Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University works to provide a home to the “broad range of activities illuminating the Nobel Peace laureate’s life and the movements he inspired.” This organization includes the King Papers Project, in which Stanford historian Clayborne Carson edited and published The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Cancer Patients Alliance is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization led by a Medical Director and a five-member scientific board of highly regarded specialists in oncology from around the world. Their mission is to promote awareness, increase education and further pancreatic cancer research.
The Buddhist Peace Fellowship works for peace from diverse Buddhist perspectives. It’s based in Berkeley, Calif. Dawn Haney and Katie Loncke are co-directors.
The Catholic Diocese of San Jose, Calif., uses Facebook and Twitter to stay in touch with local Catholics.