Tag Archives: Community

Happy Food Day! Video Greeting Card to Spread the Love

Huge thanks to all the video contributors’ time and thoughtful lessons that we can all celebrate, acknowledge and honor on Food Day!  Oct. 24, 2012. ALSO:  Join this call!  Bridging Communities (a Duke Univ. grad student group engaging in social … Continue reading

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Social Entrepreneurs have a Role in Recessionary Recovery

In 2009, President Obama gave a rare shout-out to New Jersey-based social entrepreneur Alfa Demmellash, founder of Rising Tide Capital in Hoboken.  Rising Tide Capital serves small business owners and people considering starting a business by providing start-up and business … Continue reading

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Video: International development fund answers prayers in Harlem and Ethiopia

Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting with Reverend Nicholas Richards of Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church, to talk about his spearheading of the Abyssinian Fund, which provides development grants in the form of training, education and technical assistance to a … Continue reading

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SustainACTIVITY: Haiti In:Sight Benefit

Ayiti Resurrect & Ayiti Cherie in association with Ubiquita Worldwide cordially invite you to HAITI IN:SIGHT – A SOULFUL BENEFIT FOR HEALING IN HAITI. as we approach the one year anniversary of the epic tragedy,we ask that you please support … Continue reading

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SustainACTIVITY: Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners Conference

November 19-21rst will be the first annual conference to forge food, farming and policy solutions for the Black Community will convene at Brooklyn College in New York City, convening farmers, gardeners, activists, students and community leaders from across the nation.

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4 Key reasons you should network in the green economy

I had a really wonderful time at the UrbanGoGreen Expo.  The event was charged with a warm community feel, and it was very easy to talk to all the speakers and vendors in the room.  People directly grappling with job … Continue reading

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An Ethnology of Sustainability: Part 2

One of my major inspirations in pursuing a hands-on understanding of sustainability is Will Allen, MacArthur prize fellow and the CEO of Growing Power, a wildly successful urban farm in Milwaukee.   Will Allen is a powerful torch-bearer for urban farmers … Continue reading

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