It’s still possible to make it a beautiful day in the neighborhood.
Distinctions and boundaries between community members and their homeless guests can be problematic sometimes, but they are also what allow the sharing and caring to continue.
Predominantly white communities are going to stay that way until they acknowledge and address racism. Here is some guidance for doing that.
A cohousing project’s budget can help address class and classism—but the community also needs to articulate and explore its culture’s underlying or hidden rules.
Familiar with both privilege and marginalization, a queer Latina cohouser shares experiences and perspectives on confronting racial and ethnic homogeneity.
Bonded by a shared mission, indigenous water protectors and their white allies find a safe space for giving and receiving honest feedback about white privilege and unconscious acts of racism.
Moving Beyond Diversity Towards Collective Liberation: Weaving the Communities Movement into Intersectional Justice StrugglesPosted on March 8, 2018 by
The co-organizer of the People of Color Sustainable Housing Network shares strategies for deepening your community’s work on issues of race, class, and privilege.
A child of the Indian middle class immerses herself in the grassroots sustainability movement in Portland, Oregon and shares lessons learned on her journey.
In its formative and early stages, Capitol Hill Urban Cohousing in Seattle encounters both challenges and successes.
Urban cohousing offers a unique alternative that still allows access to the amenities, conveniences, and vibrancy of city life.
Columbia Ecovillage, Cully Grove Garden Community, Kailash Ecovillage, River Road Neighborhood, and elsewhere embody diverse, promising approaches to re-greening our lives.
Urban development needs sufficient density to support functional public transit, bicycling, and walking—while also staying beautiful, fun, green, and rich with community.
While it involves inevitable struggles, this replicable model both forms community and provides an ecological framework for living in the city.
Face-to-face conversation strengthens the sense of community among the diverse constituencies of a nonprofit Land Trust.
While time has brought increased gentrification, a faith-based community’s fight for social justice in DC is far from over.
As Compersia and Point A aim to demonstrate, a city can be the perfect place to start an egalitarian, income-sharing community.
The founder of Bellyacres Artistic Ecovillage profers advice inspired by the nearly three decades he was immersed in the experiment.
Unless we learn from past and present communities, and collate lessons from our own, we will bob as separate crafts on the ocean of our uncooperative and ahistorical Americanness.
The Haudenosaunee, the Oneida Community, and The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress, with its vision of a “polyamorous line family,” all form part of Windward’s conceptual ancestry.
Those living with disabilities have many options for finding community; here are suggestions on where and how to look.
Mobile home and RV parks present an unequaled opportunity to accelerate the transition to more widespread community living.
From Gift Circles in Brooklyn to the sharing economy at an ecovillage-based collective house, the author explores practical applications of Sacred Economics.
Three innovative non-residential groups use community as a tool to address climate change.
A replicable ecovillage model is our best hope for achieving essential, global-scale changes.
As a climate solutions advocate explains, carbon is not a bad thing; it’s often just in the wrong places right now.
“What can I do?” It’s the right question—almost.
The art of creating community spirit within mainstream towns and neighborhoods has much potential to change the world for the better.
The Case for Mass Civil Disruption and Resistance: The story of how 15 intentional communities and experiments came together to form a national coalition to defend life, come hell or high waterPosted on October 21, 2016 by
Activists and communitarians gather to ask: “How do we respond to our current global crisis?”