Sustainable Communities Network is a  commnity-based  non-profit organization located in Lexington, Ky that endeavors to educate, inspire, build, create and empower sustainable cities

2011 Fundraising Letter
with highlights of our work in 2010

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We encourage you to read our

SCN Annual Report 2009

Back 2 Nature project Report

Youth GreenCorps Report

GROWLEX Community Garden Manual

God's Worms

SCN Presentations

School Garden Workshop

Sustainable Communities Network contributed articles, photographs and quotes for this book.


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Structural Racism in the Food System




Tribal Sovereignty


Other Media
Story Circles

Structural Racism and Our Food: Webinar - March 2008

Reframing the Food System: Focus Group Findings [PPT]

Mending the Hoop [Blog]

The Color of Fear [VIDEO]

Follow Me Home [VIDEO]

Race: The Power of an Illusion, a three-part documentary series

Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible

Racial Justice Tools

Glossary for Racial Equality

The Applied Research Center

The Catalyst Project

The Center for Assessment and Policy Development “Flipping the Script: White Privilege and Community Building.”

Colours of Resistance


The Highlander Research and Education Center

The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond

The Poverty & Race Research Action Council

Project South

Raising Change: A Social Justice Fundraising Conference

The Western States Center


Assessing Organizational Racism

Challenging Oppressive Moments

Dismantling Racism Curriculum Resource Book

Diversity Training vs. Dismantling Racism

Good for Business but Insufficient for Social Change

Guidelines for Being Strong White Allies

History and Construction of Race and Racism

Holding Leaders of Color Accountable

Moving Racial Justice: Are you Ready?

Naming and Framing Race and Racism

Picking an Issue


Tools for Change

Structural Racism and Multiracial Coalition Building

Structural Racism and Multiracial Coalition Building

Sharing the Lessons Learned: Six years of Anti-Racism Work

Tribal sovereignty

Living Like Neighbors

500 Nations, Tribes by State

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Economic Development Corporation

American Indian Movement Grand Governing Council

Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission

Indian Country Today


International Indian Treaty Council



Fresh Start Plan  Contributions(Jim Embry) 

Embry Web Articles
Embry Ace Articles
Brattleboro 100year plan

Hip Hop Vegan Group

Sam Levin 2008 Terra Madre

ACE Weekly download articles

Gardens of Eatin

Shovel Ready

Lexington Gardens Grow

Dig It: Gardens Root

HOBY Eco-Art 2009
HOBY Eco-Art 2008

Model of the Year
Closing the Food Gap

Greening of Bryan Station High School

Growing Food & Justice conference

Community Garden Tour Report

Gardening with Class

Bluegrass Food Security Summit 2010

The Great Work

The Great Turning

Farm to School

School gardens

Catherine Ferguson Academy

Catherine Ferguson "O" magazine article

Asenath Andrews

 Grown in Detroit_


Food and Sacred Earth Connections

Religion and Environment

Closing the Food Gap 2008

Profile of Food Policy Councils by State

interactive map of food policy councils

 Climate Change  portal information

Climate Change Books

African Americans Climate Change:Unequal Burden_REPORT

African Americans Climate Change Ex Summary

African Americans Climate Change Bullard Bibliography

Slow Food Newsletter