More and more neighborhoods are making the transition to a climate-friendly community. Has yours?
By working with local businesses, Michelle Long helped make Bellingham, Washington a national leader in urban sustainability. As executive director of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, she's taking her vision to cities around North America.
The sharing ethic of the commons is woven into American traditions.
As our common day of grace approaches, and as we learn more about the dire circumstances of those left out of the American dream, let’s ponder again the ways we might end hunger by ending poverty.
Because we have invested so much in our relationships with corporations, community and familial relationships are weakened—to the point at which they can't provide sustenance when the corporate bond breaks.
What can local clubs do about a global financial meltdown? A lot, it turns out.
The Bamboo Bike Studio in Brooklyn, New York, teaches students to build their own bamboo bicycles in one weekend. Workshop proceeds help finance bamboo bike factories in Ghana, Kenya, and Ecuador.
Green the Block is a joint campaign of Green For All and the Hip Hop Caucus, designed to educate and mobilize low-income communities and communities of color to ensure a voice and a stake in the clean-energy economy. To honor the victims of September 11, 2001, Green the Block sponsored community service projects in cities throughout the country.
Meet our pick of organizations and strategies that foster life-long learning and personal growth while teaching age-old and brand-new skills.
No matter how hard they try, our very best institutions cannot do many things that only we can do.
In the early 70s, Jim Haynes launched a Sunday salon with Cathy Sroufe (now Monnet). 30 years later, it is still a major event in his life and takes place, rain or shine, every Sunday evening.
America's young farmers show promising signs of an agricultural revival.