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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 |

Sustainability in the Workplace

by Rachel LeWitt In an era where even Walmart has pushed attempts to “go green”, the average consumer has been faced with the sustainability movement and its efforts in many different forms by 2011. Most if not all of these initiatives by … more

Posted in Agriculture, Building Community, Economic Justice, Economy, Business, & Money, Fair Trade vs. Free Trade, Human Rights, Immigrants' Rights, Industrial Food Production, Local Currencies, Sustainability & Business, Sustainable Growing, Voices of the Valley, Workers' Rights |

Embracing Diversity

by Emma Cleveland Think about that poster—I’m sure you’ve seen it because it hangs in many an elementary school classroom—of children holding hands around a cartoon globe, their skin varying shades of the rainbow. They might be wearing traditional dress from their country … more

Posted in Building Community, Civil Liberties, Discrimination, Diversity & Heritage, Human Rights, Immigrants' Rights, LGBT Rights, Migration & Refugees, Minority Rights, Voices of the Valley, Women's Rights |

Collective Memory Project of the Lehigh Valley

The Collective Memory Project of the Lehigh Valley is putting a human face on the long history of immigration here. The Project includes a multi­lingual team of interviewers, organizers, photo­graphers, academics, and students who have come together to listen to and … more

Posted in Community – Empowerment, Immigrants' Rights, Migration & Refugees, Minority Rights, The World | Tagged ,