Community-Based Initiatives

Communities across the world are addressing some of the world’s most pressing problems. I feel fortunate that I am able to share, amplify, and celebrate their work and voices.

Sample Articles

Faroe Islands ‘Preservolution’ Strategy Prioritizes Sustainability, Engages Local Residents

How free stores fight waste, connect communities and foster resilience

The Human Library connects people by tackling stigma and isolation

The Solidarity Fund is helping labor organizers take on Big Tech

What does ‘local’ really mean? 5 tips to ensure local tourism is genuine.

With Aggressive Expansion, Too Good to Go Doubles Down on Commitment to Address Food Waste

How to create a little free community pantry or fridge

Multi-party bartering app saves time, money, and the environment

Community Support, Collaboration Signal Resilient Future for Co-operatives

Seed by seed, a women’s collective helps reforest Brazil’s Xingu River Basin

Preserving Ukraine’s Soviet Past, One Mosaic At a Time

Teach a Man to Fish: Why Some Travel Companies Support Microfinance

Made in Ukraine

In 2020, You’ll Be Able to Hut-Trip the Adirondacks

Sustainability, Community Define Gothenburg and Málaga, the 2020 European Capitals of Smart Tourism

From Human Trafficking to Race Relations: How to Highlight Local Advocacy Efforts Responsibly and Appropriately

Paddling for Peace: Meet the Ex-Rebels Turned Colombian Rafting Guides

Crooked Trails Educates Travelers, Supports Initiatives Related to Sex Trafficking