Monthly Archives: May 2014

How does “Civic Innovation” connect with Community?

The proliferation of digital engagement tools and the broader civic innovation movement present an enormous opportunity for those of us interested in increasing civic and community engagement, especially at the local level.  A comprehensive study about the state of public participation in local decision making in California confirms that many local governments are stuck in the [...]

By | May 29th, 2014|Categories: Civic Tech|0 Comments

The Four-Fold Way of Community; the Legacy of Angeles Arrien

Angeles Arrien — beloved cross-cultural teacher and mentor to thousands — passed away on April 24th. I was one of the many thousands of people she touched deeply through her books, workshops and recordings. For years she embodied the wisdom she shared so generously, but it still seems tragic that she passed at the age of 74. [...]

By | May 24th, 2014|Categories: Inspiring People|0 Comments