Compendium for the Civic Economy – a review by Kevin Harris

11th in our Best practices in Community Empowerment series. This review of the Compendium for the Civic Economy is reposted here (with some addenda) with permission of Kevin Harris. Click here to subscribe via rss to his Neighbourhoods blog. OK you need to commit a few minutes to this, please, cos it really is a……

Building community and improving neighborhoods, by Barbara Pantuso

12th in our Best practices in Community Empowerment series. Barbara Pantuso (@barbarapantuso) is Founder and CEO of Hey, Neighbor!, a location-based website and mobile app that connects neighbors, and creates a new marketplace for neighborly sharing of “MicroFavors”. Rachel Botsman called it “a great example of how technology creates both the efficiency and the social……

Social Enterprise Resources from Paul Lamb

13th in our Best practices in Community Empowerment series. Paul Lamb is Principal at Man on A Mission Consulting, a firm specializing in “Management Consulting for Social Change.” He is an author and social entrepreneur, and runs a “Technology & Spiritual Practice” program assisting faith based communities to leverage social media and emerging technology tools.……

Resources for building & empowering communities – Rebecca Sanborn Stone

14th in our Best practices in Community Empowerment series. Rebecca Sanborn Stone is Senior Associate for Communications at Orton Family Foundation and CommunityMatters. She holds a BA in Biology and English from Williams College, where she helped found the Williams Social Choice Fund for socially responsible investing. She got her MESc from Yale. You can……

Bringing people together to make things better

15th in our Best practices in Community Empowerment series. Brian Fier is involved in community building and development. He is interested in information dissemination, collaboration, and improving communities. Additionally, he is developing tools for connecting people to each other and to information with the intention of helping improve communities and people’s lives. One such project……

Community Action Toolkit and other resources from The Young Foundation

16th in our Best practices in Community Empowerment series. Annisa Muchtar works on Communications at The Young Foundation (@the_young_fdn), and is an Analyst at  Market Sentinel. The Young Foundation’s work covers health, ageing, education, communities and housing, justice, youth leadership, creative uses of the web, and wellbeing. They address issues by carrying out research, launching……

Your turn to share resources for building community in neighborhoods

Intermission in our Best practices in Community Empowerment series We’re gobsmacked by how much we’d already learned through this three-week experiment: There’s A BUNCH (technical term) of great stuff out there that we didn’t even know existed. And to think we thought we’d been paying attention. When you don’t know what you’re doing, it’s good……