Caring Economics, Education for Life, Highest Good Economics, Important Societal Conversations, Parenting, people power movement, resilient community, Safe streets

Dangerous Isolation: Meet the Fearless Advocates Helping Rural Women Escape Abuse by Laura Michele Diener — YES! Magazine

An excellent article addressing the needs and challenges of Rural communities and domestic violence.   It highlights numerous creative and integrated programs which address the cultural and physical barriers that inhibit rural women thriving in their lives and communities.  Do you have a local shelter or solution based domestic violence advocacy group in your community?   Support them.   Volunteer, donate, get informed of your local violence challenges.   Bottom up, is what makes a difference for the long haul.   ALL LIVES MATTER!!!

Dangerous Isolation: Meet the Fearless Advocates Helping Rural Women Escape Abuse by Laura Michele Diener — YES! Magazine.

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21st Century Urban Possibilities, Building Resilient Community, Highest Good Economics, Inspirational culture!!!, open streets, people power movement, resilient community, Resources for Positive Change Agents, urban planning

In Portland, OR??? Participate in the VBC community building projects

portland street painting

This looks like a great opportunity to contribute to neighborhood building projects and possibly learn a new skill like cob building or compost making or fun street painting.   Would love to see an event like this in every community…….

Village Building Convergence.

 

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Building Resilient Community, Caring Economics, Important Societal Conversations, Inspirational culture!!!, people power movement, resilient community

The Top 10 Happiest Countries and What Makes Them Happy – Shareable

Caring Economic principles of prioritizing investing in healthy people and our planet results in Happiness for it’s citizens.

The Top 10 Happiest Countries and What Makes Them Happy – Shareable.

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Building Resilient Community, Education for Life, Highest Good Economics, Important Societal Conversations, resilient community

Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google | Alternet

Yes, libraries are an important part of every local community and neighborhood and Americans love and use our libraries.   Share this story with your favorite librarian, it will make their day……

Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google | Alternet.

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Building Resilient Community, Caring Economics, people power movement, resilient community, Resources for Positive Change Agents

Worker Cooperatives – An Alternative for Youth

Some background and resource links for students and young people interested in creating worker cooperatives as an option to traditional career/business trajectories.

Worker Cooperatives – An Alternative for Youth.

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21st Century Urban Possibilities, Building Resilient Community, Energy for Life, Highest Good Economics, Important Societal Conversations, people power movement, rebuilding community, resilient community, urban planning

Can Energy Democracy Solve the Climate Crisis? – Shareable

Power in the hands of the People.   Yes we can change the energy landscape to one of sustainability and equity.   Great little video on Energy Democracy!!

Can Energy Democracy Solve the Climate Crisis? – Shareable.

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