Local Commons Work

Toolbox for Local Commons Work

Action Strategies for Commons Leaders Around the Globe

Trust emergent wisdom, animate the commons co-creatively, and more

Commons Walking Tour Debuts!

What do the Portlandia statue, garbage cans, water fountains and the Oregon History Museum have in common?

Commons Workshop: Shifting Worldview

Seeing, Naming, and Claiming the Commons
Articles on Local Commons Work
May 27, 2013

The Sol Collective Sows Seeds for a Brighter Future

How one organization boosts the commons in Sacramento, California
May 27, 2013

A Grassroots Initiative Enlivens the Commons in West Marin

How West Marin Commons has preserved and enhanced the California commons from its charming beginnings
November 27, 2012

To Change the System, We Must Start Everywhere at Once

Insights from Commons Solutions Lab participants and Network members on how to advance commons work
November 27, 2012

Voices from the Commons Movement

Learn about work that’s already underway
Portland and Mt. Hood
June 13, 2012

Mt. Hood: Pay-Per-View?

What if you had to pay to view Mt Hood?
East Portland Neighborhood Gathering
June 13, 2012

East Portland Neighbors: Mapping Our Local Commons

Neighborhood associations are often at the forefront of efforts to create and/or maintain community assets
May 16, 2012

Our Home on Earth

Winona LaDuke outlines lessons from indigenous cultures for restoring balance
January 19, 2012

Challenging the Republican's Five Myths on Inequality

The Republican position on inequality rests on five statements, all false.