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  • New Cancer Prevention Website Live May 4, 2016 The Environmental Working Group (EWG), in partnership with Commonweal, announces a new website dedicated to the prevention of cancer with up-to-date news, conversations, and resources for cancer prevention, treatment, and wellness.
  • Translating Science to the Plate at Stanford September 4, 2014 The Commonweal Healing Kitchens Institute recently completed the second phase of Harnessing the Power of Food, a series of seminars at Stanford University Hospital that is part of Stanford’s Food and Health Initiative.
  • Community: Medicine for the Soul October 1, 2014 Community building is one of the goals of Commonweal’s Institute for the Study of Health and Illness (ISHI) programs. When we ask people what they learned in our trainings, one of the most frequent responses is, “I no longer feel I am alone.”

Commonweal Events

  • The New School Event
Aug 17, 2016 , 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Andreas Weber

  • The New School Event
Aug 31, 2016 , 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Jerry Jampolsky and Diane Cirincione-Jampolsky

  • The New School Event
Sep 08, 2016 , 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Michael Lerner and Rachel Naomi Remen

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This is the power of Hope 2016

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Irwin Keller, a member of the Commonweal community wrote:

In the wake of the terrible event in Orlando, a beloved colleague, a Muslim leader of our "Of One Soul" interfaith coalition, wrote his sorrow to me today, and sent this poem by 13th Century poet Sa'adi. It is a poem inscribed at the main gate of the UN:

The sons of Adam are limbs of each other,
Having been created of one essence.
When the calamity of time affects one limb
The other limbs cannot remain at rest.
If you have no sympathy for the troubles of others,
You are unworthy to be called by the name of a Human.

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