Timeline of 100 years of racist housing policy that created a separate and unequal America

Neal Gorenflo is the executive director and co-founder of Shareable, an award-winning news, action, connection hub for the sharing transformation. In preparation for Shareable’s Fall 2019 series on sharing land, I created a timeline to get a better sense of the sweep and sequence of U.S. land use and housing policy (feel free to scrollContinue reading “Timeline of 100 years of racist housing policy that created a separate and unequal America”

How collective giving is transforming philanthropy

Nithin Coca is a freelance journalist who focuses on pressing social and environment issues, particularly in developing countries. A new wave is remaking philanthropy and giving across the United States and abroad, starting at the grassroots level. Community-led shared gifting, giving circles or, as they are referred to academically, collective giving, is growing rapidly. CollectiveContinue reading “How collective giving is transforming philanthropy”

Pros, Cons, and Trends in Tiny House Living

Alexandra Frost is a Cincinnati-based freelance journalist and content marketing writer, focusing on health and wellness, parenting, education, and lifestyle. She has been published in Glamour, Today’s Parent, Reader’s Digest, Parents, Women’s Health, and Business Insider. If it’s tiny, it’s trendy. The tiny house movement has taken over amidst a surge of interest in minimalism,Continue reading “Pros, Cons, and Trends in Tiny House Living”

Native American new urbanism: How the poorest county in America created a vision for the future of cities

Trevor Decker Cohen is a writer and editor with a passion for shifting the narrative around climate change to one of hope and inspiration. He works as a content strategist and is the author of “Bright Green Future”. This article was adapted from Bright Green Future, a book that chronicles a global renaissance in people-poweredContinue reading “Native American new urbanism: How the poorest county in America created a vision for the future of cities”

How to start a community composting project

Brenda Platt directs the Composting for Community Initiative at the national nonprofit Institute for Local Self-Reliance, where she has worked 35 years promoting zero waste, non-burn solutions to trash. Frustrated your town doesn’t offer a way for you to compost your food scraps? Don’t despair. Get active. Composting is a proven way to address problemsContinue reading “How to start a community composting project”

How to start a housing co-op

Mira Luna is a long time social and environmental justice activist, community organizer and journalist, working to develop an alternative economy. During college, I lived at a 32-member student housing cooperative where I had more fun there than I did in all my other years of college combined and met lifelong friends. I saved moneyContinue reading “How to start a housing co-op”

Real Life Story on How Hardships & Challenges can Help You Travel Deep Down Inside and Find Your True Potential

It is quite common for people to leave things undone when they are supposed to do them and elevate themselves to a higher position. Many people who leave things undone, also don’t listen to good advice and recommendations from other people. Generally, most of us procrastinate and forfeit the internal journey to our true potential.Continue reading “Real Life Story on How Hardships & Challenges can Help You Travel Deep Down Inside and Find Your True Potential”

Before You Venture into Anything Valuable, Assess Your Values

While living in a world that is overshadowed by a powerful universe which cherishes values not often cherished on Earth, we have to be mindful of the values we hold in esteem whenever we want to venture into anything that is worthwhile! Before you start anything, check whether your plan reflects any important values youContinue reading “Before You Venture into Anything Valuable, Assess Your Values”

The Easiest Way to Miss Your Life Calling is to Ignore It

Ignoring your life calling could be done in a number of ways, either directly or indirectly. Some people blatantly reject their life calling, while some other people who accept it, end up missing it along the way when they treat it as a single event instead of a lifestyle. Never forget that your life callingContinue reading “The Easiest Way to Miss Your Life Calling is to Ignore It”

Blog for Passion, Not for Accolades

Although you might have started blogging for passion and not for accolades, you might have lost motivation along the way because you didn’t get enough accolades or even traffic; regardless of what happened or will happen, if you don’t give in and quit, you can be able to develop enough strength to continue blogging forContinue reading “Blog for Passion, Not for Accolades”

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