Strengthening our connections.
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
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