Community Where You Are
Two retirees discover a way to explore cohousing without long-term commitment—and after several extended visits, decide it’s for them.
Avoiding computers can mean losing out on connecting with others when one is desperate for connection, yet a rich, computer-free, community-based social life is also possible.
Misadventures with a cell phone help the author dial into more enduring, meaningful adventures and relationships not dependent on an electronic-communications hamster wheel.
To shake our addiction to modern technology, we must understand its true costs. Stillwaters Sanctuary works to create a culture of greater connection, where it is easier to live without industrial society.
At Occidental Arts and Ecology Center, efforts to foster a renaissance in land-based living go hand in hand with judicious use of modern design and communication technologies.
In an age when prioritizing community is itself radical, self-awareness, self-care, and storytelling are essential to deepening our connections.
Dancing Rabbit’s Exchange Local Money System: The Promise of Local Currencies and Interest-Free FinancingPosted on June 14, 2014 by
Place-specific currencies can provide critical financing to the small businesses that keep local communities connected and thriving.
Tamarack Institute’s Conversations campaign reveals shifting expectations of community among youth and seniors, varying perspectives on group identity and boundaries, and diverse attitudes toward technology.
An innovative self-governing village lifts spirits while modeling new ways to address homelessness.
A squatters’ housing cooperative activist describes how Margaret Thatcher broke with her image to support an early “occupy” movement.
A group of veterans discovers empowerment, connection, and healing by forming a writing group.