Meet our new Pittsburgh Action Strategist, Miriam Parson!

by ioby
November 15, 2016

As we wrote to y’all last year, ioby began as a hyperlocal organization with a mission to support neighborhood leaders and residents making positive change happen where they live. Since our founding in 2009, we’ve become a national organization (meaning that anyone in the U.S. can use our platform and services), but we’ve also been […]

AWESOME PROJECT: The greatest water engineering model you’ve never heard of is getting a new lease on life

by ioby
October 28, 2016

Never heard of the Mississippi River Basin Model? Neither have most people, which is a real shame, because it’s a piece of world history, and it is magnificent. It’s a beautifully exact, awesomely gigantic, hydraulic model of the entire Mississippi River Basin (that’s about 40% of the US, for perspective), built in a 200-acre park […]

Learn from a Leader: How a few kitchen updates are helping this nonprofit better feed their community

by ioby
October 25, 2016

Want to start your own project but need some inspiration? Our Learn from a Leader blog series is profiling past ioby Leaders who succeeded in bringing more fresh food, active transport, green spaces, and other healthy improvements to their neighborhoods. Read on, and imagine what you could do on your block!   about the project The […]

AWESOME PROJECT: The Untokening – a groundbreaking national convening for just and accessible streets and communities

by ioby
October 19, 2016

If your work or interests fall anywhere near the intersection of social justice and transportation policy, you’ll want to keep a close eye on (and possibly snag a ticket to) an unprecedented “anti-conference” coming up November 13th, in Atlanta: The Untokening. The gathering will follow neatly on the heels of the Facing Race conference, also […]