Strengthening our connections.
Five Ways to a Great Place
by Kathy Maddenposted May 09, 2005
- Project for Public Spaces works to create places that attract people. What makes these places work?
The New City Beautiful
by Francesca Lymanposted May 09, 2005
- Vancouver, Seattle, London, and Chicago are getting healthier and more beautiful through "green urbanism."
Cities For All: An Interview with Angela Glover Blackwell
by Sarah van Gelderposted May 09, 2005
- Angela Glover Blackwell is founder and CEO of PolicyLink, a national organization working for economic and social equity. Her work has centered on revitalizing low-income communities and communities of color and public-interest law. She recently co-authored Searching for the Uncommon Common Ground: New Dimensions on Race in America (2002, WW Norton & Co).
The Lost Art of Dropping By
by Patrisia Gonzalesposted Feb 01, 2005
- The Lost Art of Dropping By by Patrisia Gonzales - creating neighborliness.
September Is For Democracy
by Michelle Burkhartposted Aug 18, 2004
- How to preserve democracy—coming to a library near you.
by Shawn Rheaposted May 20, 2004
- the story of a grassroots effort to renew a post-industrial city. AC3T, Boggs Center, Detroit summer, Adamah, Grace Boggs, Cass Corridor Food Cooperative, Romanowski Park.
Readers Take Action
posted Dec 31, 2003
- A Victory in Argentina, Bicycle Messengers, Clean Elections Coming, Getting Active
by Rachel Milanezposted Dec 31, 2003
- India's Dawn by Rachel Milanez - Auroville reforestation and water management
The Big Promise of the Small
by Carolyn McConnellposted Dec 31, 2003
- How a Namibian beetle, drip irrigation, clay pots and a child's seesaw help overcome water scarcity
Young People And Their Watershed
by Diane Galushaposted Dec 31, 2003
- Catskill Watershed Corporation funds a student project to prevent erosion and preserve water quality
Karen Charman: A Sewer Becomes a Water Park
by Karen Charmanposted Dec 31, 2003
- A floating ecological living machine--a gorgeous botanical garden--is restoring open sewage canals in Fuzhou, China
Readers Take Action in Iraq
posted Mar 31, 2003
- An Open Letter to a Neighbor, We All Have Family in Iraq, Peace is Possible
Kids And Chemicals
by Elizabeth Guilletteposted Mar 31, 2003
- In one village, kids grew up normally, but nearby, children had trouble catching a ball, drawing a picture, remembering a color. What made the difference?
Seeds of Justice, Seeds of Hope
by Anna Marie Carterposted Mar 31, 2003
- "The Seed Lady of Watts" is getting fresh food into an area better known for its toxics and poverty
posted Mar 31, 2003
- Nane Alexandrez returned from Vietnam to a community struggling with drugs, violence, and poverty. Determined to reach young people with alternatives to violence, he started Barrios Unidos. but to succeed, he found he had to confront his own addiction.