Margaret Mead is not the only person to recognize that the way the world changes is through individual acts and the efforts of small groups of committed people. Parker Palmer has long helped us search for ways to give a life meaning and to change the world.
The first of a series on the learning, challenges and opportunities seen at Connecting4Community to shift to more citizen-centered, bottom-up ways of living and structuring our approaches to the problems we see around us.
Registration for the 1st ever National Open Streets Training is now open! The training, being held in conjunction with Open Streets Minneapolis from August 9-11, will be facilitated by experts from the Open Streets Project and will feature examples by organizers from Minneapolis, Fargo, St. Louis and New York. You can learn more about the [...]
A map of an Open Streets route can do a lot for your initiative. A successful map builds participants excited and shows people both how to arrive and where activities are located along the route. It’s important to remember that you can’t show everything on your map. If you try to show every detail of [...]
How great would it be to safely bike or walk along a traffic-free main street in your community? If you’d like to kick-start a local Open Streets initiative, please save the date for the first ever National Open Streets Training on August 9th – 11th in Minneapolis, MN. For the past few years, the Open [...]