Some weekend reading

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.


10 of the worst things you can say to your child from ParentDish by Kate Hilpern

Listen Videos (a series of videos recommended by a High School Family and Community Services teacher) from The Life of a FCS Teacher

Community engagement

Spain’s communist model village from The Guardian

When you think of “health” what comes to mind? from Voices from the Margins


The Pro Dumpster Diver Who’s Making Thousands Off America’s Biggest Retailers from Wired

The Intergenerational Report underestimates climate threat: an open letter to the government from The Conversation

One from my vaults

Nonviolence as a Framework for Youth Work Practice

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 weekend readings
  2. What’s your parenting style?
  3. The widening gap between rich and poor – Time to even it up.
  4. What is social capital?
  5. 10 things I’ve learnt about strengths-based community engagement

About Graeme Stuart

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