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A Conversation with Rocio Muñoz on Lasting Resident Leadership and Action for Equity

By Phil Bors on November 30th, 2016

This season urges us to reflect on what gives us meaning. At Active Living By Design (ALBD), we often find that it’s our relationships. Earlier this fall, ALBD promised to reintroduce its readers to community health leaders with whom we have worked in the past, and I am personally grateful to stay in touch with […]

Finding Common Ground in Divided Places

By Joanne Lee on November 16th, 2016

Dear Neighbor, As we exchanged our usual pleasantries this morning in the driveway, we both paused for a moment, knowing that things are significantly different since last Tuesday. This change is something that we both recognize will impact our day-to-day lives in ways that are yet to be determined. We struggle with this uncertainty and […]

How to Prepare Your Partnership for Unpredictable Times

By Danielle Sherman on November 9th, 2016

While volunteering as a poll monitor yesterday, I helped voters successfully cast their ballots and documented their experiences to improve the process for future voters. As I stood near both Democratic and Republican representatives of Wilson County, NC making their case to voters in the final hours, I was reminded of a powerful lesson: ultimately, […]