Building Community from Your Front Porch

April 3, 2017 at 10:27 am Leave a comment

“Hi, neighbor!” After work Michelle Colussi’s husband sits on the front steps, attracting visitors young and old. This bit of neighborliness encourages relationships which come in handy — like bailing out one another’s houses when the nearby creek flooded. Co-founder of Transition Victoria (BC), Michelle organized her neighbors to join in a five-week “Transition Street” initiative to discuss and improve household practices around conserving water, growing food, and reducing waste, energy and transport.

Resilient Streets Toolkit HERE>>

 

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Entry filed under: Community, Heart/Soul, Resilience.

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