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A new book for New Perspectives fans

By: Dan Moulthrop

Our good friend Josh Stacher's new book about Egypt and Syria--pre-and post-uprisings--is almost out from Stanford University. Josh is one of the co-founders of the New Perspectives project and the Northeast Ohio Consortium for...

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Guest Blog: Would a feminist wear a hijab?

By: Dan Moulthrop

Civic Commoner Nancy Reeves has been to just about all of the events we've organized with our partners in the New Perspectives in Middle Eastern and Muslim Societies project, and her participation has had a surprising impact on her...

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Revitalizing bridges and communities

By: Taryn Gress

Each week at the Civic Commons we welcome new members with a personal email. Now that we have organization profiles, they are welcomed too! This provides an incredible opportunity to learn about organizations interested in our...

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Akron makes MSN Real Estate’s list of top 5 real estate markets —...

By: Taryn Gress

Guest Blog written by Eric Anthony Johnson, Executive Director of University Park Alliance in Akron, Ohio. 

The news site MSN Real Estate just cited Akron, Ohio, as one of the five “most promising” real...

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What sharia is and what it isn't

By: Dan Moulthrop

One of the things I've always loved about journalistic work is the license it gives my curiosity. When I'm doing journalistic work, I get to ask pretty much anybody just about anything. That's useful and satisfying for me, because...

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