by Milenko Matanovic
If you want to become a virtuoso pianist, you have to practice. The same applies to becoming a community builder. It doesn’t happen automatically. Here are some simple (though sometimes challenging) ways to start. Read more
Every Gathering Place is special but the Manzanita Gathering Place will go down in history as our first ever project led by individuals trained in our methodology rather than led by us. Read more
Local visionaries came together to speak on connectivity at this independently organized TEDx event at Tacoma’s Theatre on the Square, Februrary 28, 2014.
For over three years the community of Shoreline grappled with loss and hope. In 2007, Sunset Elementary School was decommissioned. An important neighborhood gathering place for parents and children alike had suddenly closed it’s doors due to declining enrollment. Read more
Past students have included municipal employees, designers, planners, artists, grassroots community builders—anyone with a desire to create they change they seek within their neighborhood, workplace or broader community. Read more