Let’s share examples of how communities have created ways to connect to each other.
Let’s share examples of how communities have created ways to connect to each other. How do governments enable citizenship or a sense of community? What kinds of feedback loops or community-driven projects have helped governments and citizens feel more connected and partnered?
Years of governmental neglect and apathy has motivated people towards collective action in a remote North-East Indian village. How might we facilitate individuals and communities to collaborate at a global and local level for self empowerment?
Community celebrations break down silos between agencies, build bridges between community members and agencies, and create collaboration among community stakeholders by bringing people together around food, culture and education.
Residents along Tidy Street (Brighton, UK) in collaboration with a graffiti artist, produced street art each day indicating their electricity usage from the prior 24 hours, allowing them and passersby to reflect upon (and change!) their consumption.
Urban architect Teddy Cruz seeks redesign sub-optimally occupied spaces not only to reintegrate them, but proactively support them. His vision of density is not units per acre, but human interaction per acre.
What were once abandoned lots now provide a community with accessible healthy foods. Whether to serve at dinner or sell at the local market, individuals and entrepreneurs are repurposing neglected urban spaces for growing food.
StreetScooter is launching an e-car with the name 'Concept Zeitgeist'to cater for the 90% of our car journeys. At the same time StreetScooteris aiming to define a new vehicle category: the Short Distance Vehicle (SDV).
Sharing is not only good for the environment as it reduces consumption on an island with limited space, but it also creates a sense of service to others, culture of generosity and connects people from all walks of the community to help each other.
Community cafes operate across the U.S. to "feed each and every person who walks through our doors with dignity regardless of their means" There are no prices, people are asked to pay what they can or volunteer for an hour in exchange for a meal.