Strengthening our connections.
Finding Safe Harbor
by Debra McKinneyposted Nov 09, 2005
- Safe Harbor is a nonprofit hotel in Anchorage, Alaska, a kind of sanctuary where people coming out of shelters or off the streets can stay while they work some things out.
I Stand With You Against the Disorder
by Jeanette Armstrongposted Nov 08, 2005
- An indigenous woman invites us to learn how America’s rootless culture looks to a people who are “dream and land together”
A Stranger at the Door
by Anna Maria Pinedaposted Nov 08, 2005
- Although Las Posadas is a beautiful ritual, the reality it addresses is a painful one: the reality of human need and exclusion.
At the Mercy of Strangers
by Wendy Lustbaderposted Aug 29, 2005
- What would you ask of the people who will care for you when you are unable to care for yourself?
Where Will I Live When I Get Older?
by Carolyn McConnellposted Aug 15, 2005
- Green House Project replaces nursing homes.
Parenting: The Sequel
by Steve and Rita Old Coyote, Dee Axelrodposted Aug 15, 2005
- These grandparents bring savvy and compassion to the task of raising another generation
Art in the Village
by Abby Scherposted May 25, 2005
- From abandoned to beautiful: Lily Yeh partnered with the youth of North Philadelphia to transform a neighborhood.
Extreme Makeover: Neighborhood Edition
by David Wannposted May 09, 2005
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