Transitioning to a Just Future

By Dave Meyer (United States) In 2012 my wife and I had the chance to travel in Latin America filming grassroots environmental initiatives.  We saw many amazing projects, but none so inspiring as the last ones, the Brazilian Transition Towns. The first Brazilian transition town we visited was in Granja Viana, a wealthy suburb of…

Awêre para Kisile

By Mariana Guerra (Brazil). (This post originally appeared on Participate2015.org) Awêre para Kisile – “That everything goes well for those who don’t have a name yet” What do we have in common? We, caboclos, ribeirinhos (riverside-dwellers), people of African descendants, youth, slum-dwellers, Indians, men and women, human beings, assembled at the Tijuca Forest, in the month…