Sociocracy and the Identity Movement

The U.S. Constitution provides us with the core values of our democratic society. Democracy values freedom, equality, justice, and the common good. Our country was built on these values of liberty for all, and yet separation, corruption, and feelings of powerlessness...

What is Ripe Near Me?

We are very excited to introduce an inspiring organization that is providing a fresh, effective tool to help us bring Mutual Aid to life in our communities. Mutual Aid is a voluntary reciprocal exchange of resources and services for mutual benefit, and is as ancient...

The Road to Zero Waste

I chose to pursue zero waste living because I want my actions to align with my values. I want to change my consumer habits, reduce my carbon footprint, and share the process with my friends. The first change I had to make in this ongoing transformation, was a change...

Cell 411 free emergency management

You’re walking home. You decide to take the shortcut by walking down a path through a patch of forest. Suddenly, you notice someone following you. Every time you glance back, this person is watching you and you begin to feel unsafe. You speed up your pace, and...

Cascadia Skillshare & Barter Faire 2017

Kara Shepard-Poat Operations Manager Kara Shepard-Poat Operations Manager What an inspiring weekend! The I.M. Team posted up with proud smiles at the 6th Annual Cascadia Skillshare & Barter Faire behind our newly painted banner (courtesy of Tori), in our booth...

Benefits of a Mutual Aid Pod

Kara Shepard-Poat Operations Manager Kara Shepard-Poat Operations Manager Over the weekend, Joshua hosted our local Mutual Aid Pod Meetup in his beautiful backyard in Bellingham. After a potluck dinner and some socializing, we kicked off the meetup by talking about...