We recently invited our readers to share photos and stories about their community gardening experiences. Here are some of the beautiful photos and stories we gathered over the last few weeks. Many thanks to all those who contributed.
The report released by Business for Social Responsibility, a nonprofit membership organization that promotes social responsibility in business, is a big step in the right direction. However, it is flawed in significant ways, perhaps fatally so.
The sharing economy has the capacity to "transform the urban landscape and behavioral patterns that under an urban-local ecosystem point of view can be linked to quality of life in certain areas," Brighenti says.
At its essence, participatory budgeting is a democratic process that gives people direct control over a portion of a budget, whether in government, an organization or a school. It enables people to play an active role in shaping their communities and helps leaders better serve their stakeholders.
Living the Next Economy Through interactive and participatory activities, the event will shine a light on what's working, what's not, and what more we can do to build inclusive, vibrant cities. Get your tickets soon!
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