PolicyLink is a national research and action institute advancing economic and social equity by Lifting Up What Works.Founded in 1999, PolicyLink connects the work of people on the ground to the creation of sustainable communities of opportunity that allow everyone to participate and prosper. Such communities offer access to quality jobs, affordable housing, good schools, transportation, and the benefits of healthy food and physical activity.
Park(ing) Day is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks. We don’t endorse buying all this stuff new just to…
This two-minute animation summarises some of the key messages from the handbook ‘Exploring Community Resilience’, available for free download from fieryspirits.com Click here to watch the video.
The story of how people in a Portland, Oregon neighbourhood came together to make their neighbourhood more resilient. Click here to read their story.
Thirty groups have started Repair Cafes across the Netherlands, where neighbours pool their skills and labour for a few hours a month to mend clothing and revivify old coffee makers,…
The Mt. Pleasant Solar Cooperative in Washington, DC helps shine a light on how to bring affordable and convenient solar power to your community. Click here to watch the video….