Some weekend reading

Cat reading online

(Photo: angela n.)

Every Friday I post some links to articles, videos or other resources that have caught my eye during the week. Some might be quite recent, but others might be older articles I have revisited or recently discovered. They will mainly focus on families, community engagement or environmental sustainability, but not necessarily.

Families

Kids from same-sex families fare as well as peers – or better from The Conversation

What a 2-Year-Old Can Teach Us About City Planning from Next City

Community engagement

Transformation is a Citizen Away from Slow Communities (thanks to @EngagingCities)

Strengths-based practice

Build Hope – It’s Pivotal from QueasyPeasy

Sustainability

Raising Non-Materialistic Children in a Material World from Generation Next

Eight million tonnes of plastic are going into the ocean each year from The Conversation

One from my vaults

Community engagement seen from space

Please let me know of anything you think is worth posting.

If you liked this post you might want to follow my blog (top right-hand corner of the blog), and you might like to look at:

  1. Previous posts of weekend reading
  2. Strengths-based approaches = HOPE
  3. 10 things I’ve learnt about strengths-based community engagement
  4. The life you can save by donating
  5. The benefits of marriage – gays need not apply!

About Graeme Stuart

Lecturer (Family Action Centre, Newcastle Uni), blogger (Sustaining Community), environmentalist, Alternatives to Violence Project facilitator, father. Passionate about families, community development, peace & sustainability.
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