Frances Moore Lappé speaks about her new book to a group of YES! Magazine staff and friends at the home of David and Fran Korten, April 2010.
Unable to afford fleeing her 9th Ward home, a resident decides to document Hurricane Katrina on her camcorder.
Her Roots of Change Community Garden brings fresh produce to a San Antonio, Texas, "food desert."
What can you do about the Gulf oil spill?
The national coordinator of the US Social Forum, Adrienne Maree Brown offers her brief, heartfelt list of reasons to come to Detroit to participate in the 2010 USSF.
A new documentary illustrates a different kind of American Dream taking hold in Detroit.
Is the shortest distance between two points all that life is about? The City Repair Project doesn’t think so. They’re helping people imagine and create lively public spaces–starting with your local intersection.
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.
A series of studies find that activism brings pleasant emotions, greater life satisfaction, and more experiences of freedom, competence, and connection to others.
Community clinics and health centers are a key source of health care for the poor. What will happen to them now that a version of health care reform has passed?