Everyone knitting, men, women, young and old. One of the best global projects for intergenterational aging was on show at the event. Ordinary people, young and old are knitting and crocheting blankets for those in need. In April this year the group broke the Guinness book of records by laying out the largest blanket in the world at the bottom of the Union Buildings around the Mandela statue.
They are having older people teach children how to knit and also go into prisons to teach knitting. Just an amazing program.
Every 10 years since , the White House organizes a conference to guide policy and look ahead … next time around — — most of the baby boomers will have turned 65 …. But this demographic shift impacts the young as well as the old and has serious implications for the future of American economic growth, wealth creation and prosperity. Citizens throughout the world are mobilizing in build-up to World Convention on Climate Change.
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It is high time to mobilize and do everything we can to save our planet. From the smallest actions to more collective ones we need to take the initiative.
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We also have a huge responsibility to generate a positive attitude to those around us, to show the example. Thirdly, politics: spreading the word, making contact with our local representatives, writing to politicians and generally making our voice heard in our local communities, being active and raising consciousness. Sharing makes life more fun, green and affordable.
You can find out more from the Newdream Community Action Kit. Also see Shareable. It includes a page downloadable guide jam packed with actions, ideas, videos and resources to inspire everyone to become involved.
The Center for a New American Dream and Shareable have joined forces to spread the word about sharing and to initiate more and more people into the practises as well as the new talk that goes with them. We are now talking about the access-without-ownership model, utility without burden, about pre-owned items, about new-to-you fashion, about lending locations, or lending libraries for anything and everything from toys and tools to study material, work space, bicycles, cars and living room.
A wonderful feature of this imaginative and growing initiative is its practicality. It offers very clear, down to earth step plans for organizing sharing activities in the community, for example, how to organize a community swop, or how to et up a co-op and how to share time, labor and skills. It also deals with 5 challenges and how to handle them: irresponsible behavior, timing, hygiene real or imagined , legal and safety and challenging personalities.
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