Entries tagged with “Community Organizing”

A Little Light Overcomes Much Darkness: Seeking Good Points

Adapted from Changing the World from the Inside Out

An Oasis in the Food Desert

While it seems you can’t walk down the street these days without running into a community garden, many low-income neighborhoods still lack access to healthy and affordable food. Th…

Community Champion: Amanda Thomashow, Survivor Strong

Lansing, Michigan-based Survivor Strong founder Amanda Thomashow shares how her organization is providing tools for prevention, support, and advocacy for survivors of sexual assault.

Creative Yoga Events to Inspire Community

Sponsored Content by Celebrant Foundation & Institute

Home Sweet Home? Not for Domestic Workers. Ai-jen Poo Demands Justice

On the front lines fighting for the dignity of an invisible workforce, Ai-jen Poo aims to rehumanize society.

Lakota Activist and Builder Christinia Eala

The values of her Lakota culture inform Christinia Eala’s work helping to build sustainable reservation housing.

The Commons: How to Occupy the 100 Percent

Over Thanksgiving weekend in 2011, while visiting my wife’s family in Los Angeles, we purchased a bag of groceries to distribute to protestors and brought our tents and sleeping ba…

The Heart of Money: What About Intentional Communities?

Question: Have you ever experienced an intentional community that works? Paul Sutherland: I lived in what would be considered an intentional community from age 18 to 25. About …

Time for Tribe

We are a tribe of 21 people mostly born in the 1940s–50s. We share specific values, hold each other as a priority, and formally commit to one another. “Bicycle distance” is our met…

Welcome to Chambalabamba!

If you can afford to retire, you can afford to start your own eco-community.