Re-Blog Ω Resilient Design for Low-Income Communities |THE DIRT🏡🌅🌇

In her new book Resilience for All: Striving for Equity through Community-Driven Design, author Barbara Brown Wilson seeks to confront the failings of traditional planning and design practices in vulnerable low-income communities. While others have pursued landscape-based solutions to this issue — think community gardens — Brown suggests there is a larger role for landscape […] … Continue reading Re-Blog Ω Resilient Design for Low-Income Communities |THE DIRT🏡🌅🌇

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Re-Post || 60Minutes |CBSnews || Inside the Memorial to Victims of Lynching

[...] Stevenson wants people to understand that lynchings were not just brutal footnotes in history, they reflected a belief in racial differences that reinforced segregation in the 1950s and 60s, and, he says, has resulted in a pattern of unequal justice today. Bryan Stevenson: And now we live in a landscape where you see young … Continue reading Re-Post || 60Minutes |CBSnews || Inside the Memorial to Victims of Lynching

Women are now the leading or solo breadwinners in 40 percent of household

Moms' Roles Rising as Lead Breadwinner  Text Size   Published: Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 12:01 AM ET By: Amy Langfield | Content Editor Women are now the leading or solo breadwinners in 40 percent of households, compared with just 11 percent in 1960, according to Census Bureau data analyzed by Pew. That's both good and bad, … Continue reading Women are now the leading or solo breadwinners in 40 percent of household