BOOKS, WEBSITES, VIDEOS
LONG WALK TO FREEDOM
By Nelson Mandela (New York: Back Bay Books, 1995). Mandela’s autobiography reveals his inspiring journey from political activist to prisoner to president. It reveals the heartbreak of apartheid and the triumph of humanity.
THE CARELESS SOCIETY
By John McKnight (New York: Basic Books, 1995). McKnight offers a critique of how human service professionals are pushing out the problem-solving knowledge of communities.
NO FUTURE WITHOUT FORGIVENESS
By Desmond Tutu (London: Rider, 1999). This is Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s remarkable memoir about leading South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
POWERS OF PLACE
The Powers of Place Initiative believes that right relationship between people and the places they gather and inhabit offers the potential for transformative action. Visit site.
Follow the self-organizing growth of the Transition Towns movement building healthy and resilient communities. Visit site.
THE GREENHOUSE PROJECT FILM
Produced by the Global Oneness Project (2007). The film depicts the work of the GreenHouse Project in Joubert Park, as seen through the eyes of its director, Dorah Lebelo. Watch video.
MASUPATSELA SERIES 11, EPISODE 12: A GREENER WORLD
Directed by Jacqueline van Meygaarden, Free Range Films, 2009. This series of shorts chronicles the efforts of the Greenhouse Project ito green Johannesburg in five areas: food, energy, water, buildings and waste. Visit site.
INTERVIEW WITH MABULE MOKHINE OF THE GREENHOUSE PROJECT
“Modeling Sustainable Living in Johannesburg, South Africa.” The New Prosperity Initiative interviews the current director of the GreenHouse Project about the contribution this initiative is making to social change. Read interview.