Photo essay: Bangladeshi activists promote development that's rooted in indigenous knowledge and community values.
Home is built where we are, not around an idealized community of like-minded people. Shannon Hayes on why she wouldn’t want it any other way.
Advocating for the homeless
Interview with the co-founder of the City Repair Project, a Portland group that helps neighbors turn public spaces into gathering places.
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.
Building a new economy is tough. One group of neighbors decided to do it together.
For the first time in the U.S., the city’s 49th Ward lets taxpayers directly decide how public money is spent.
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?
When the web connects gardeners with available land, surprising things can happen. Pamela Chang on the fresh food, new skills, and friendships she gained when she offered to share her land with a neighbor.
Cultivating a Rural Community
Choosing a Sustainable Path
How one man's choice to live car-free brought him more in touch with his neighbors, his community, and himself.
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. But we are never completely free until we work together for loving community and just practices.