Trillium Creek

 

A Solar, Green, and Thriving Community

Some Links we Like:

Yes! How to Design a Neighborhood for Happiness

"The way we design our neighborhoods plays a huge role

in how we experience our lives."

EXACTLY!


Bikes Turned Into Mini Power Plants
Take a look at a really cool re-use program! Unwanted bicycles are being made into power sources that drive corn grinders, threshers, nut shellers and water pumps in Guatemala.


The Case for Collaborative Consumption
Rachel Botsman inspires on Ted Talks about how we can share items, live more fulfilling lives, and consume less.


A Hopi Elder Speaks

Attributed to an elder of the Hopi people,

this quote speaks our hearts about the purpose we hold for Trillium Creek.


Humboldt Mediation Services

The Mission of Humboldt Mediation Services is to "promote the peaceful resolution of conflicts in our community by providing the best possible services in mediation, education in conflict resolution skills, and other peacemaking tools."


Living Economies Forum

"The old economy of greed and dominion is dying.

A new economy of life and partnership is struggling to be born.

The outcome is ours to choose."

-- David Korten,

author of Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth.


The Intelligent Optimist

The Intelligent Optimist is an independent international media platform
focused on solutions, possibility and inspiration.
We present optimism as
the most effective, efficient and by scientific research confirmed strategy
to drive the innovation and creativity that are necessary
to solve the problems and meet the challenges that people and society face.

The Intelligent Optimist (formerly Ode) is an independent international media platform focused on solutions, possibility and inspiration. We present optimism as the most effective, efficient and by scientific research confirmed strategy to drive the innovation and creativity that are necessary to solve the problems and meet the challenges that people and society face. - See more at: http://theoptimist.com/about/#sthash.2Jo7klyX.dpuf
The Intelligent Optimist (formerly Ode) is an independent international media platform focused on solutions, possibility and inspiration. We present optimism as the most effective, efficient and by scientific research confirmed strategy to drive the innovation and creativity that are necessary to solve the problems and meet the challenges that people and society face. - See more at: http://theoptimist.com/about/#sthash.2Jo7klyX.dpuf


Positive Discipline
Making a difference in the world through parenting:

Positive Discipline "teaches important social and life skills

in a manner that is deeply respectful and encouraging for both children and adults (including parents, teachers, childcare providers, youth workers, and others)."


Time Banks

"At its most basic level, time banking is simply about

spending an hour doing something for somebody in your community.

That hour goes into the Time Bank as a Time Dollar.

Then you have a Time Dollar to spend on having someone doing something for you. It's a simple idea, but it has powerful ripple effects in building community connections."


YES! Magazine
Powerful Ideas, Practical Actions
"YES! Magazine reframes the biggest problems of our time in terms of their solutions. Online and in print, we outline a path forward with in-depth analysis,

tools for citizen engagement,

and stories about real people working for a better world."

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