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, Energy for Life, Highest Good Economics

Resilience Roundup – June 12

The US CAN reach 100% renewable energy by 2050.

Fossil fuel divestment is rational.

and more news from the folks at Resilience.org……..

 

Resilience Roundup – June 12.

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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, 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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Building Resilient Community, Caring Economics, Farming for Life, Food for Life

Small-Scale Traditional Farming Is the Only Way to Avoid Food Crisis, UN Researcher Says by Nafeez Ahmed — YES! Magazine

Industrial food is unsustainable and has failed to provide adequate and healthy food for humans.   With billions of people eating manufactured chemically contaminated processed ‘food’ that lacks nourishment and contributes to chronic diseases and reduces our quality of life, and a billion people still hungry, it is time for change in our food systems.   Check out this article on what the UN is working on in regards to this common challenge.

Small-Scale Traditional Farming Is the Only Way to Avoid Food Crisis, UN Researcher Says by Nafeez Ahmed — YES! Magazine.

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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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