The Humanist Past and Future of the Republic of Haiti

Sixteen months ago, a magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the southern arm of Haiti, decimating the region. Hospitals lay in ruins, unable to treat the 12,000+ people injured in the quake. Hundreds of thousands were left homeless. Roads, bridges, power plants, and schools were destroyed and have never been rebuilt. Compromised water supply systems have led…

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December Volunteer Network Roundup!

Teams in our Food Security Project (FSP) reported 49 events in December, serving 14,613 individual beneficiaries and giving out 5,632 meals!  Additional GO Humanity Service Teams held 12 more service events.

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November Service Team Roundup!

Teams in our Food Security Project (FSP) reported 35 events in November, serving 13,802 individual beneficiaries and giving out 5,756 meals!  Additional GO Humanity Service Teams (GO Teams) held 12 more service events.

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Giving in the Name! 5 Ironic Rage Donation Suggestions

The season of Festivus is upon us—and we’re gearing up for the Airing of Grievances! And to paraphrase Frank Costanza, we’ve got a lot of problems with some people! Usually we’re more interested in positive action than snarky comments. But after this tough year we asked ourselves ¿Por qué no los dos? So this year…

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Opinion: FEMA and Red Cross are not Champions

This piece comes to us from an activist and member of one of the vulnerable communities impacted by ongoing Atlantic hurricanes. Robin Harris is an an organizer for Central Florida Mutual Aid and collaborates with GO Humanity service team Orlando Oasis on disaster recovery. I will never forget the tears that filled Ernie’s eyes. I…

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Jollof Rice for the Holidays

Traveling to Africa is an amazing opportunity and adventure. The music, clothes, and culture are memorable. The food is also amazing. For example, Ghanaian food is to live for! To name a few: Banku and grilled tilapia fish, red stew with plantains, and so much more. However, Jollof rice is the dish! Sweet, spicy and…

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The Oppression of Thanksgiving and Ways to Decolonize It

One of GO Humanity’s main values is the concept of Shared Power, Local Power. We recognize that people impacted by hardship are experts in their own needs, and we center communities seeking liberation and empowerment. The below blog comes from a member of several such communities. The aroma of pumpkin, sweet potatoes, turkey and veggie…

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