Around what passion are you organizing, and how?

Organizing Communities for Social Good

Kari Fulton exemplifies compassion for community organizing

She mobiles youth of color to get active in the community, taking ownership of environmental problems, and social problems. Everything effects everything else.

Organizing “Peace Sites” at schools, churches, and other locations. The focus with children and youth follows the advice of Mohandas Gandhi who said, “If we are to reach real Peace in this world, we shall have to begin with the children." (Peace Site locations)

THE SHIFT FOR LIFE

A BIG PICTURE VISION

THE SHIFT IN ACTION

Mode:—Visioning, Creating, Organizing, Educating, Supporting

Categories:—Economic, Environment, Peace, Political, Social-Spiritual

Governments Acting Simultaneously

Simpol.org

Simpol encourages ordinary people around the world to oblige their political representatives and governments to move toward co-ordinated international resolution of global issues for the good of all.

Community Organizing for Social Good

Related Web Sites for Research

  1. Peace Education Links

  2. Peace Poles: (below)

Organizing Teachers to Foster Peace

“When working together anything is possible”

Avaaz.org - the world in action

closing the gap between the world we have, and the world most people everywhere want

“People Power in 2010”

Avaaz.org is a community of global citizens who take action on the major issues facing the world today. The aim of Avaaz.org is to ensure that the views and values of the world’s people shape global decisions. Avaaz.org members act for a more just and peaceful world and a globalization with a human face.

UK Environment Minister Hillary Benn addresses an Avaaz-led petition delivery in front of world media at UN climate negotiations in Bali

PARALLEL POWER - Alternative Pathways For Progress

A “PARALLEL POWER” is the energy of people with good will, compassion and intention that by-passes the walls of resistance to get things done for the betterment of people and all other life. The “Transition Towns Network” (below)is an example of parallel power.           read more

TRANSITION (TOWNS) NETWORK                                                

Transition Totnes in England. Totnes is the UK’s first Transition Initiative. By this we mean a community in a process of imagining and creating a future that addresses the twin challenges of diminishing oil and gas supplies and climate change, and creates the kind of community that we would all want to be part of.

The challenges presented to us today by global warming and peak oil (and gas) are perhaps the greatest that humanity has faced. This time brings a great opportunity for rethinking the way we live and making conscious choices about what kind of community and world we would like to live in. Change is coming whether we like it or not – and a planned response to the change will leave us in a much stronger position than if we wait until change is upon us.     read more  –A 51 page Primer ...

Mode of Action

  1. Organizing: stopping destructive activity, protests, boycotts, tree sitting, legal and legislative campaigns; com-munity development; forming consortiums; collaborations.

STOP GLOBAL WARMING

StopGlobalWarming.org: 1 Million Strong and Growing! The Stop Global Warming Virtual March is a non-partisan effort to bring citizens together to declare that global warming is here now and that it is time to demand solutions. Global warming is the most urgent issue of our time, and the necessary first step must be to encourage Americans to take action. This online grassroots movement is about change -- as individuals, as a country, and as a global community. We are all contributors to global warming and must all be part of the solution.

A MOVEMENT ALL CAN TAKE PART IN.


Stop Global Warming - a people’s movement  demanding action!

Connecting on what matters to you with passion and responsibility; a self organizing methodology calledOPEN SPACE TECHNOLOGY - a technique for organizing created by Harrison Owen.

Click here for a more detailed EXPLANATION

Self-organizing for creating community.

This is an example of using Harrison Owen’s Open Space Technology for organizing. 

Margaret Wheatley presents 10 principles for healthy community change. (15 min.)