Category: Community

How To Help Merchants To Support Change

Transforming our streets into more socially-oriented places is the future. But change can be hard and merchants often seem to stand in the way. Does it have to be like this? We catch up with community event organizer and local merchant Angie Petitt-Taylor for her insights on how to include businesses in the push for positive change.

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Take Your Street Back For Just One Day

What happens when you reclaim your street as a social space for the day? Everything! Organizing a block party can change the lives of everybody on a street. You’ll know your neighbors, you’ll be happier. Here’s some of what you can look forward to at your next block party.

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A Block Party Can Change Your Life

At dozens of block parties, I’ve seen community spring to life. When neighbors take back their street from traffic for just one day it can change everything. If we could see our streets as social spaces rather than just thoroughfares, life could be very different.

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