logoAdditional Internet Resources for Section 7 Topics

Community Organizing
Intentional Communities
Community Collapse Issues

Community Organizing

Industrial Areas Foundation
http://www.industrialareasfoundation.org/

The Citizens Handbook
http://www.citizenshandbook.org/toc.html

Community Organizers Guide
http://www.abilitymaine.org/rosc/cog.html

20 principles for successful community organizing
http://www.alternet.org/story/145924/20_principles_for_successful_community_organizing

Congregation Based Community Organizing
http://www.uua.org/action/cbco/index.shtml

Community Organizers Handbook
http://organizershandbook.wikispaces.com/

Democracy Collaborative
http://democracycollaborative.org/

Simple Critical Infrastructure Maps
http://files.howtolivewiki.com/Dealing%20in%20Security%20JULY%202010.pdf
Method of analysis of risks, resilience, and to decide on adaptations. Very good, must reading.

Community Building with Pink Flamingos
http://www.peakoilblues.org/blog/?p=14

Welcome to the Real World: The Rhizome Collective Brings Activist Ideals Down to Earth
http://www.austinchronicle.com/news/2004-12-31/244719/


Intentional Communities

International Fellowship for Intentional Communities
http://www.ic.org/
Directory and information on alternative methods of forming communities.

The Federation of Egalitarian Communities
http://thefec.org/

Ten intentional communities we want to live in.
http://ecosalon.com/10-intentional-communities-we-want-to-live-in/

Elder cohousing and other intentional communities
http://www.publichealth.uga.edu/geron/research/elder-cohousing-other-intentional-communities


Community Collapse Issues

Greater Depressions: Social and behavioral trends of economic collapse
http://www.peakoilblues.org/blog/?p=1625

Pathways to Community Collapse: Can we intervene?
http://www.peakoilblues.org/blog/?p=1375

Community Survival During the Coming Energy Decline
http://www.energybulletin.net/node/15747

Conflict Resolution Skills
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/eq8_conflict_resolution.htm
Info on building skills that can turn conflicts into opportunities.

Some Thoughts on the Psychology of Community
Part 1 http://www.peakoilblues.org/blog/?p=1945
Part 2 http://www.peakoilblues.org/blog/?p=1947

Visions of the new suburban lifestyle
http://www.peakoilblues.org/blog/?p=142


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