Communities Magazine #155 (Summer 2012) – Diversity




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  • Publisher’s Note: Note Much Better, Thanks by Laird Schaub
  • News: Living Routes Cyclone Relief Fund by Julia Hanley
  • Diversity in Diversity by Chris Roth
  • DIVERSITY ISSUES IN LOS ANGELES ECO-VILLAGE – A longtime ecovillage activist moves beyond denial to recognize the institutional racism affecting not only her society and her community, but her own way of thinking. by Lois Arkin
  • THE PARALYSIS OF RACISM IN SOCIAL CHANGE GROUPS – When a member of a minority population claims racism, how does a group committed to racial nondiscrimination respond? by Laird Schaub
  • Diversity in DC by Sharon Villines
  • THE LIMITS OF DIVERSITY: How Religion Figures In –  If we are truly committed to diversity, we need to stop labeling people who hold religious ideas unlike our own as “cultists,” and start practicing the tolerance we preach. by Tim Miller
  • A Species Deep Diversity in the Ecovillage by Jim Schenk
  • REAL DIVERSITY IS INTERNAL: The Story of a Mental Minority – What happens if, despite all outer appearances, one finds one’s worldview radically different from the mainstream? by Colin Doyle
  • Diversity Begins at Home by Understanding R. Israel, M.A. Ed.
  • Diversity at Camphill Soltane by James Damon, Tai Shinohara, and Bethany Walton
  • A Thrivalist Strategy for the Sick and Disabled by Aurora Levins Morales
  • Doing the Heavy Lifting on Affordability by Laird Schaub
  • THE ART AND ETHICS OF VISITOR PROGRAMS – To create a thriving, diverse community, we need to learn how to host and integrate new people in ways that support them as multi-dimensional human beings. by Blake Cothron
  • Busting the Myth that Consensus-with-Unanimity Is Good for Communities Part I by Diana Leafe Christian
  • “Busting the Myth”: How Consensus Can Work by Laird Schaub
  • “BUSTING THE MYTH”: Some Questions – When assessing why a community is struggling to make decisions, we need to ask first how they handle conflict resolution, group-process training, and entrenched patterns. by Ma’ikwe Schaub Ludwig
  • BUSTING THE MYTH, OR CHANGING THE TERMS? – Want a “problem” person to behave differently? Give a different response. by Tree Bressen
  • THE LIGHTER SIDE OF COMMUNITY: A Communitarian Appreciates Wanderlust – This Hollywood movie offers both surprising insight and fond parody while taking viewers far from the beaten path, into the world of intentional community. by Chris Roth
  • The Village Herbalist: Becoming Steward To Herbal Diversity by Heather Nic an Fhleisdeir
  • Review The Empowerment Manual: A Guide for Collaborative Groups by Betsy Morris
  • Creating Cooperative—Culture Art of Community 2012 by Molly Reed and Susan Frank


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