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Race, Equity, John Lewis and the ABCD Institute
By Robert Francis, 2020-11-23
Race, Equity, John Lewis and the ABCD Institute In the spring of 2019 after retiring from nonprofit work, I decided to take a trip to Montgomery, Alabama to reflect on my lifetime of...
The Resurgence of Folkschools as grassroots ABCD projects
By Jennifer DeCoste, 2020-10-05
Dinner parties are a challenge. It might not come up right away, but eventually I always get asked, “So what do you do for a living?” When you run a barter-based folkschool, that’s not a...
Multihome-Dwelling-Complexes (eg. apartment, townhouse & village) where 70% of people live
By Douglas Jack, 2020-10-01
ORGANIZING FROM THE TREE-ROOTS (recognizing & employing our own resources) The following blog is not definitive as to all humanity's indigenous heritage, but represents 56 years of...
Community Quilting: Building Community One “Square” at a Time
By Deb Wisniewski, 2020-08-18
Community Quilting: Building Community One “Square” at a Time Washington Island is a small Wisconsin community of about 700 full-time residents located on an island in Lake Michigan....
Want to Live in a Safe Street...then be a Good Neighbour
By Alan Blackshaw, 2020-08-01
When most people think of safety or a safe street they tend to think of a place with low crime rates and when they consider how to make a street a safe place most think about the physical...
Further Thoughts on Crime Prevention
By Alan Blackshaw, 2020-07-01
A few further thoughts on the importance of community building and crime prevention or community safety. Perceptions of crime and fear of crime are powerful driving forces with people often...
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