Envision LV – Affordable Housing

Use the comments feature on this page to add your thoughts on Envision LV’s draft report on housing in the Lehigh Valley—whether it’s a response to what they included or something you think needs to be added. If you haven’t … more

Posted in Advocacy & Activism, Building Community, Buildings, Discrimination, Economic Justice, Housing, Immigrants' Rights, Minority Rights |

Evolve Towards Involvement

by Alexandra Edelstein How can a disconnected, unresponsive population be empowered to take responsibility for their community? This questions is not easy to answer, but is at the heart of any discussion on community governance and justice. In Fall 2009, … more

Posted in Advocacy & Activism, Building Community, Community – Government & Rights, Economic Justice, Housing, Justice System, Policing & law enforcement, Quality of Life, Restorative Justice, Restorative practice, Schools & Learning, Social Justice, Voices of the Valley |

Building a Local Living Economy

by Julie Thomases As part of the socially responsible business movement, the Sustainable Business Network of the Lehigh Valley was founded in 2006. SBNLV supports a triple bottom line of people, planet, and profit, considering the needs of all stakeholdersemployees, … more

Posted in Building Community, Economy, Business, & Money, Going Local vs. Globalization, Housing, Local Businesses, Local Food, Smart Growth, Sustainability & Business, Urban Ecology, Urban Planning, Voices of the Valley |