1 ~ INSTRUCTIONS: Please answer the following five questions to inform the community about yourself and enhance your experience at the Ashland Source Center. Answers are NOT REQUIRED to join, and you can always fill them out later on your MYPORTAL page.
4 ~ Please describe any projects or businesses you'd like to develop, if any? What is your "JOB" (aka "Joy of Being")? What especially delights you?
Committed Core Community: I envision a bonded, loving, trusting, reciprocal safety net of focused, creative activists. We joyously support each other in staying right here in Ashland as we wade deep in the evolutionary flow, guiding the way with the fruit of our own efforts manifest. We consciously build the new world as we build our new community.
5 ~ Which intriguing concepts, local endeavors, links, music, art, websites, books, films, inventions have you been exploring?
Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth, David Korten, 2009, Berret-Koehler Publishers
Community: The Structure of Belonging, Peter Block, 2008, Berret-Koehler Publishers
Plan “C”: Community Survival Strategies for Peak Oil and Climate Change, Pat Murphy, 2008, New Society Publishers
The Ascent of Humanity: The Age of Separation, the Age of Reunion, and the convergence of crises that is birthing the transition, Charles Eisenstein, 2008, Panenthea Press
The Long Descent: A Users Guide to the End of the Industrial Age, John Michael Greer, 2008, New Society Publishers
Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines, Richard Heinberg, 2007, New Society Publishers
Thank God for Evolution: How the Marriage of Science and Religion Will Transform Your Life and Our World, Michael Dowd, 2007, Viking
Finding Community: How to Join an Ecovillage or Intentional Community, Diana Leafe Christian, New Society Publishers, 2007
Slow is Beautiful: New Visions of Community, Leisure and Joie de Vivre, Cecile Andrews, 2006, New Society Publishers
Creating Community Anywhere: Finding Support and Connection in a Fragmented World, Carolyn Shaffer & Kristen Anundsen,1993-2005, CCC Press
May your creative projects all be blessed. You can utilize this network as it grows to share about yourself and your projects/business/organizations. This is our own community version of MySpace/FaceBook.
You can fill out your "MyPage" with more information and resources. In the "text" box you can add a description, format text, upload photos, embed video, etc. This is your own little "website" with full capabilities. You can "Edit" features on your "MyPage," move the boxes around by selecting and dragging the headers to where you want them on the page. You can even change your theme and appearance.
In the "RSS" box you can add any RSS feed. You can upload a profile photo or logo under "MySettings" so we can feature your page.
Use this network to share yourself in the local community by inviting your friends under "Members" to see your "MyPage" profile and add their own. This is how the network grows strong and we are kept informed locally.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline.
A federal judge ruled that the federal permits authorizing the pipeline to cross the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock reservation, which were hastily issued by the Trump administration just days after the inauguration, violated the law in certain critical respects.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Indigenous grassroots leaders call on our allies across the United States and around the world to peacefully March on Washington DC. We ask that you rise in solidarity with the Indigenous peoples of the world whose rights protect Unci Maka (Grandmother Earth) for the future generations of all.
The Army Corps of Engineers dealt a blow to the progress of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline on Monday, saying in a letter that more analysis and discussion with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe is needed before construction can take place under the Missouri River.
Gov. Doug Ducey’s assertion that Arizonans oppose the Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument is unfounded. State polls show vast support for protecting the Grand Canyon watershed from uranium mining and preserving the threatened cultural and historical sites in the region.