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Plenitude: the New Economics of True Wealth

At a moment of ecological decline and continuing financial uncertainty, best-selling author and economist Juliet Schor offers a revolutionary strategy for changing how we think about consumer goods, intrinsic value, and ways to live. 250 more words

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The 5 Common Characteristics of Successful Community Change Efforts

This post is a part of our Think Piece series, in which we synthesize and share the most insightful concepts from our favorite books, articles & thought leaders.  511 more words

Design + Systems + Innovation

Signage With Positive Messages - Can it bring about change?

Sometimes I wonder what it would be like if everyone tried to be kind and positive towards others even for one day.  In some communities people feel scared or unsafe on a daily basis and it often seems there is no hope for change.   227 more words

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Community Change

Out of the six strategies of community change, which one would likely be the most effective at empowering marginalized groups given the current political climate? Checkoway provides six strategies of community change: mass mobilization, social action, citizen participation, public advocacy, popular education, and local services development. 269 more words

IF WE Believe - We Can

On Saturday August 16, I had an opportunity to be a part of a tremendous experience. It was a pastor’s luncheon, which included Ambassador Andrew Young as one of the special guests. 240 more words

Bishop John Davis Perry II

Quote of the Week: Nikysha Harding and the Racialized Criminalization of Mothers

The fact that the last two quotes of the week have been taken directly from local and regional media speaks volumes to the number racist incidents that occur on a regular basis. 451 more words

Community Change Inc.

Quote of the Week: The Tragedy of Eric Garner and Environmental Racism

Today’s Quote of the Week is ripped straight from the headlines.

As we’re sure many of you have heard, the excessive use of police force has taken another life. 329 more words

Community Change Inc.