January 10, 2021

This week in community building β€” Issue 65

topics: curation
Rosie Sherry
πŸ“š This week I’m featuring some books I’ve recently stumbled upon and may have accidentally bought. Now to find the time to read them! πŸ™ˆ

By Sasha Costanza-Chock
Community-Led Practices to Build the Worlds We Need
An exploration of how design might be led by marginalized communities, dismantle structural inequality, and advance collective liberation and ecological survival.

A collection of real stories and tools from the front lines of the future of working together.

By Elif Shafak

Ours is the age of contagious anxiety. We feel overwhelmed by the events around us, by injustice, by suffering, by an endless feeling of crisis. So how can we nurture the parts of ourselves that hope, trust and believe in something better? And how can we stay sane in this age of division?

By Rachel Wilkerson Miller

If you're having trouble connecting with those around you, know that you're not the only one. Adult friendships are tricky!!! Part manifesto, part guide, The Art of Showing Up is soul medicine for our modern, tech-mediated age.

πŸ‘€ Articles & Podcasts

πŸ›  Tools & Templates

πŸ“… Events

πŸ₯ Community of the Week

Carnival of Mathematics β€” A monthly maths carnival roundup since 2007 🀯

πŸ‘―β€β™€οΈ Movement of the Week

πŸ’ͺ🏿 Black Voters Matter β€” the goal is to increase power in marginalized, predominantly Black communities. Effective voting allows a community to determine its own destiny. We agree with the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. when he said, β€œPower at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.”

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—Rosie Sherry