July 3, 2017, 10am PDT
Small towns are in crisis. To save them, it might take a "new ruralism" of community leadership, volunteerism, and ventures in the creative economy.
March 28, 2015, 5am PDT
Ever wonder how you could create your own mobile app. This blog post shares tools that make it possible for planners to create apps, along with an example of Chip-In, an app focused on harnessing volunteer resources in communities.
January 25, 2015, 11am PST
Citiscope examines the organizing and volunteer efforts of citizens in Athens, Greece in response to the country's economic crisis.
September 25, 2014, 1pm PDT
In an effort to tap into new users, companies like Google and Microsoft are racing to map the winding, informal streets of Brazil's slums in Rio de Janeiro.
May 19, 2014, 9am PDT
The story of Hantz Woodlands—and a local philanthropist's vision to transform urban blight into an urban forest.
June 15, 2012, 8am PDT
Connecting existing assets and social networks with very little additional monetary investment can generate returns in lean times, writes Hazel Borys.