Why do some community spaces thrive while others struggle or fail? A lot of it comes down to how people are welcomed. This guide will walk you through the process of welcoming and engaging new people in community spaces.
Imagine that the next time you need space for a community event, you just book a room in a local public building. This is the vision that city officials in Amsterdam are working toward for an upcoming project that has been described as the Airbnb of municipal buildings.
Spanish activists from a variety of regions were invited to share their recent experiences of entering the municipal public administrations, and their efforts to make the political process more participatory and inclusive for citizens.
In her TED talk, "The new American Dream," journalist Courtney Martin challenges the audience to embrace the "beautiful struggle" to create a life that aligns with their beliefs and reminds us that the biggest failure is achieving a dream that you don't actually believe in.
With the holiday season winding down, people are setting out plastic bags filled with used paper plates, napkins, and utensils, for landfill trucks. To reduce such waste, residents of Palo Alto, California, have worked with their city officials to create a sharing alternative — the Zero Waste Party Pack.
Interested in joining the Mutual Aid Networks' (MAN) global cooperative to help support and build a neighborly global economy? Or interested in developing a pilot project? Learn how at MAN's webinar on Jan. 21 12-1:30 p.m. CST.
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