This morning ioby leaders Kirk Williamson from Memphis Civic Solar and Principal Reneta Sanders from the Carnes Elementary School Learning Garden shared their visions for Memphis on Live at 9 with Alex Coleman and Marybeth Conley. Watch the video clip from Live at 9 here. One you hear their inspiring projects, we know you’ll want […]
We could not have been more excited to see the groundbreaking ceremony for the Hampline in Memphis last week. Congratulations to Livable Memphis, the Broad Avenue Arts District, the Binghampton CDC, to Mayor AC Wharton and all the residents of Memphis. Today is a great day!
The January 30 Getting Good Done Miami conversation at the Miami Green Lab was an exciting event. More than 60 of you came out on a rainy night to share practical skills and challenges in doing positive community-based work in Miami. A full podcast from the event will be available soon. Until then, you can […]
Allan Daisley and Kirk Williams from Memphis Bioworks Foundation were on Action News 5 last week. Check out the piece! Action News 5 – Memphis, Tennessee You can read the whole piece on WMCTV here.
Last night was a fantastic event at the Housing Works Bookstore hosted by EPIP-NY with DonorsChoose, kiva, and Benevolent moderated by The Networked Nonprofit co-author Allison Fine. If you missed it, you can listen to the whole podcast right here. Enjoy! Photos below are by Vlad Drekalo. Thank you, Vlad!
January 22, 2014 For Immediate Release Media Contact Erin Barnes ioby Executive Director 917-464-4515 x2 347-891-1846 email@example.com ioby launches digital tool to support citizen actions “in their own backyards” CITY OF MEMPHIS SUPPORTS COMMUNITY-LED CREATIVE PLACEMAKING AS A NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION TOOL MEMPHIS, TN – ioby.org/Memphis officially launches today to support citizen-led neighbor-funded projects to make […]
Hot off the presses! Literally. We went old school this year and printed full size, 10.5″ x 18.5″ posters of our Giving Report for you to add some inspiration to your home or office decor. If you can’t wait for a paper copy to arrive at your house, you can check out the online version […]
We are very proud to announce ioby’s newest partnership with the Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science. Community groups in Boston, New Orleans and Brooklyn use Public’s Lab’s innovative, open source DIY tools to monitor environmental issues. Whether tracking chemical emissions from refineries, teaching kids about civic responsibility via kite mapping, or monitoring progress […]
Thanks very much to Shannon Dixon and Janis Foster Richardson for this thoughtful piece about the transformation of civic life in communities across the U.S. They write, “As asserted by Robert Putnam in his much discussed work Bowling Alone and in subsequent writings, Americans are less socially and politically engaged now than 30 years ago. […]
Candy Chang revolutionized public arts when she stuck a “Hello, my name is…” sticker to a fence, with the phrase to fill in “I wish this was…”. That was 2010. Since then, street level engagement tactics like stickers, Before I Die pledges, art projects like Eve Mosher’s Insert ____ Here and High Water Line, and […]