People are coming together and knowing more and more the importance of community. Indeed developing strong inclusive communities are crucial to more fulfilling lives for all, but also preparing communities for future challenges like the impact of extreme weather conditions and economic recession. See link to a short film about a planned Community Kitchen at: http://ruscombegreen.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/blog-action-day-power-of-we.html
A new project in Brasil: literacy for all!! From North to South we are presenting the magic world of books.
The Power of We theme for this year’s Blog Action Day, inspired iSamarinda.net and @_KOMPAG to initiate an offline meeting for communities in Samarinda, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. On Sunday, October 14, 2012. There were 32 communities group present at Plaza Mulia, Samarinda get together, to share stories and listen to the music being played by 5 bands and 6 solo musicians, as well, as well as freeze action by Samarinda Flashmob community.
This was followed on October 15, 2012, at SMKTI Airlangga, with a blog article writing session, watching a movie called Linimas by ICT Watch Indonesia and WatchDoc, who also talked about the benefits of social media in Indonesia. The event was attended by 52 social media users and bloggers from Samarinda.
Photo captions left to right
bad1.jpg: Komunitas OI Tenggarong
bad4.jpg: Samarinda Berkebun – Urban Farming Community
bad5.jpg: @theonugraha and @akioong from @_KOMPAG interviewed by @TepianTV, local television
bad6.jpg: Writing blog posts together on SMK TI Airlangga Samarinda
bad7.jpg: Watching Linimas(s)a 01
Desperately seeking a shagged out shih tzu
My post to celebrate BAD looks at how to take a cause online, and use a website to extend your reach and harness the power of we. Make it easier to join in, and give a dog a home.
Young People Without Borders - Power of We
I am travelling to Vietnam in August 2013 with other young adults from australia to volunteer as teachers or community workers. I believe in the change that we can make, the power we have to generate a change and make a difference
Let’s all stand together - tackling food issues. New post on My Custard Pie for Blog Action Day 2012