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Skip the Pink Ribbons. Make Real Change.

by Naomi Sultana Young Earlier this year, while running errands with my lively young son I spotted this sign: “The More of Us Walk, The More of Us Survive.” -Avonwalk.org I was 14 when my mom had breast cancer. She made it. I can’t imagine how different my life would...

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Your Town’s Sharing Resources: Mapped

Do you love the sharing economy – and want to make it more visible to the world? Are you a great collaborator? If you answered “yes” to both of those questions, Shareable and the Sharing Cities Network need you at #MapJam 2014. “A MapJam is an event where a small...

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Houston: We Have a Solution

Community member Steve Stelzer works every day to help residents in Houston, Texas find ways to go green at home and at work. And he knew that getting people to rethink how they build their houses require rethinking the materials economy: where our Stuff comes from. So he built a...

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Imaginary Heroes, Real World Change: Josie and the Fourth Grade Bike Brigade

When 9-year old Josie Garcia meets Frozey the polar bear, it’s love at first sight. And when Josie learns that polar bears are threatened by climate change, she researches the issue, gets advice from her beloved abuelita, and then creates a way for her and other kids to make a...

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