Strengthening our connections.
People We Love :: Monica Beemer
by Keith Rutowskiposted May 27, 2010
- Advocating for the homeless
Que Viva el Arte De Regando
posted May 13, 2010
- Andrew Mascareñas' story of the importance of flood irrigating to his family and to the culture of New Mexico.
Building the World We Want: Interview with Mark Lakeman
by Brooke Jarvisposted May 12, 2010
- Interview with the co-founder of the City Repair Project, a Portland group that helps neighbors turn public spaces into gathering places.
The Village Building Convergence
posted May 12, 2010
- Portland, Ore. is the home of the Village Building Convergence, an annual event that draws on the power and creativity of neighbors to build the places they'd like to live.
Neighbors for a New Economy
by Chuck Collinsposted May 05, 2010
- In Greenfield, Mass., a group of neighbors have formed a support group to face their changing world.
Chicago’s $1.3 Million Experiment in Democracy
by Josh Lerner, Megan Wade Antieauposted Apr 20, 2010
- For the first time in the U.S., the city's 49th Ward lets taxpayers directly decide how public money is spent.
Local Economies Close the Distance Between Us
by Stacy Mitchellposted Apr 13, 2010
- But our city planning policies are rigged against them. How can we support neighborhood businesses that slow the pace of life and encourage people to get to know each other?
Yard for Share: My Hyperlocavore Garden
by Pamela O'Malley Changposted Apr 13, 2010
- When the internet connects gardeners with available land, surprising things can happen.
People We Love :: Carol Beckley
by Kim Eckartposted Apr 13, 2010
- Cultivating a rural community.
People We Love :: Ricardo Navarro
by Ashlee Greenposted Apr 13, 2010
- Choosing a sustainable path.
No Car, No Problem
by Orion Kriegmanposted Apr 05, 2010
- Car-free living not only cuts back on your greenhouse gas emissions. It also builds local community, brings families closer together, and helps support local economies.
Holy Week: A Journey Toward Community
by Pastor Don Mackenzieposted Mar 22, 2010
- The journey through Holy Week is a journey “out of Egypt,” because it frees us from the practices and stereotypes that keep us from moving toward a more positive future.
Banking on Change
posted Mar 18, 2010
- With a briefcase and a motorcycle, a banker in India gets poor communities on their feet—and, in the process, blurs the lines between finance and community organizing.
Church in Our Times: Spirit and Security in the Face of Crisis
by Andrée Zaleskaposted Mar 15, 2010
- Churches are rediscovering their role as community centers, helping to relocalize and revitalize struggling communities.
Across Race Lines
posted Mar 09, 2010
- Sarah van Gelder discusses "America: The Remix," YES! Magazine's Spring 2010 issue.