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#trail-running
iRunFar
1 month ago
Running

Ultrarunning Growth in the U.S. Through a Geographic Lens

Ultrarunning and trail running have seen expansive growth globally, transitioning from local to national and international spectacles. Geographic diversity unites participants from various regions. [ more ]
Strength Running
4 months ago
Running

Andy Wacker: Exploring Longevity, Seasonal Training, and Supporting Trail Runners - Strength Running

Trail running has seen significant growth and evolution in the past decade.
Andy Wacker is a professional runner focusing on track, road, and trail with a goal of longevity in the sport. [ more ]
iRunFar
1 month ago
Running

Ultrarunning Growth in the U.S. Through a Geographic Lens

Ultrarunning and trail running have seen expansive growth globally, transitioning from local to national and international spectacles. Geographic diversity unites participants from various regions. [ more ]
Strength Running
4 months ago
Running

Andy Wacker: Exploring Longevity, Seasonal Training, and Supporting Trail Runners - Strength Running

Trail running has seen significant growth and evolution in the past decade.
Andy Wacker is a professional runner focusing on track, road, and trail with a goal of longevity in the sport. [ more ]
moretrail-running
#activism
LGBTQ Nation
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

A revolutionary support group is helping hundreds of Indian parents embrace their LGBTQ+ kids - LGBTQ Nation

Parents of LGBTQ+ individuals like Chitra Palekar and Aruna Desai play crucial roles in advocating for acceptance and support. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Women in technology

In China, Ruled by Men, Women Quietly Find a Powerful Voice

Women in Shanghai are negotiating their public expression and reclaiming identities despite the political crackdown on feminism in China. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

A revolutionary support group is helping hundreds of Indian parents embrace their LGBTQ+ kids - LGBTQ Nation

Parents of LGBTQ+ individuals like Chitra Palekar and Aruna Desai play crucial roles in advocating for acceptance and support. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Women in technology

In China, Ruled by Men, Women Quietly Find a Powerful Voice

Women in Shanghai are negotiating their public expression and reclaiming identities despite the political crackdown on feminism in China. [ more ]
moreactivism
BKReader
1 month ago
Brooklyn

FirstLive's Journey From GuideBook to Live Music Hub

The journey of FirstLive from a guidebook to a thriving live music venue, overcoming challenges with resilience. [ more ]
The Community Roundtable
1 month ago
Online Community Development

Authentic Engagement in Online Communities

Authentic engagement in online communities is crucial for medical organizations to innovate and connect beyond in-person meetings. [ more ]
#legacy
BKReader
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Brooklyn Street Renaming Honors Dr. Primm, START NY Founder

START NY honored Dr. Beny J. Primm by naming a street after him in recognition of his dedicated work in combating addiction and HIV/AIDS.
Dr. Primm's legacy as a community builder and advocate for justice and equity is honored through the street naming, marking his visionary approaches in prevention and treatment. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
New York City

Elba Cabrera, Patron of Puerto Rican Culture in New York, Dies at 90

Elba Cabrera, a key figure in the Puerto Rican diaspora cultural scene in NYC, passed away at 90, leaving a legacy of arts patronage and community building. [ more ]
BKReader
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Brooklyn Street Renaming Honors Dr. Primm, START NY Founder

START NY honored Dr. Beny J. Primm by naming a street after him in recognition of his dedicated work in combating addiction and HIV/AIDS.
Dr. Primm's legacy as a community builder and advocate for justice and equity is honored through the street naming, marking his visionary approaches in prevention and treatment. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
New York City

Elba Cabrera, Patron of Puerto Rican Culture in New York, Dies at 90

Elba Cabrera, a key figure in the Puerto Rican diaspora cultural scene in NYC, passed away at 90, leaving a legacy of arts patronage and community building. [ more ]
morelegacy
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US news

Who is Jonathan Holloway?

Jonathan Holloway strives to create a beloved community at Rutgers, emphasizing tolerance, diversity, and open exchange of ideas. [ more ]
Tiny Buddha
1 month ago
Writing

Join the Writers Rising Retreat - with Anne Lamott, Cheryl Strayed & others! - Tiny Buddha

Writing retreat Writers Rising 2024 promises a transformative experience for writers of all levels. [ more ]
#influencer-marketing
Forbes
1 month ago
Marketing

Shop With Caroline: How This 52-Year-Old Influencer Became An Multi-Channel Success

Success in digital platforms is not limited by age; consistency, commitment, and a clear purpose are key in building a loyal following. [ more ]
PR Daily
3 months ago
Marketing

How Oner Active empowered women by rejecting mass marketing - PR Daily

Niche marketing helps brands stand out and build committed communities, sometimes leading to cult-like loyalty. [ more ]
Forbes
1 month ago
Marketing

Shop With Caroline: How This 52-Year-Old Influencer Became An Multi-Channel Success

Success in digital platforms is not limited by age; consistency, commitment, and a clear purpose are key in building a loyal following. [ more ]
PR Daily
3 months ago
Marketing

How Oner Active empowered women by rejecting mass marketing - PR Daily

Niche marketing helps brands stand out and build committed communities, sometimes leading to cult-like loyalty. [ more ]
moreinfluencer-marketing
#collaboration
Cmxhub
10 months ago
Online Community Development

CMX Summit 2023: Shine is Here - Get Ready for Phase Two Speakers!

CMX Summit 2023: Shine promises to be bigger and better, featuring thought leaders inspiring community building and fostering collaboration and networking opportunities. [ more ]
eLearning Industry
2 months ago
Online learning

10 Ways Instructors Cultivate Empathy In Learning Environments

Instructors can foster empathy in eLearning courses through active listening, empathetic communication, and promoting collaboration and community building. [ more ]
Yanko Design - Modern Industrial Design News
3 months ago
Design

Move over LEGO... These human-shaped bricks plug in together to showcase the power of unity - Yanko Design

Souper Connect bricks represent human interconnectedness and the power of togetherness for community building.
The design of Souper Connect blocks encourages imaginative play, collaboration, and engineering skills development. [ more ]
Scala-lang
3 months ago
Scala

Announcing the Scala Ambassadors initiative

The Scala Ambassadors initiative aims to strengthen the community, promote Scala positively, and support active members.
Ambassadors in the initiative are key Scala figures who aim to assist newcomers, improve communication, and support each other's efforts. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
5 months ago
East Bay food

This Uptown Oakland restaurant's new drag brunch makes Sundays a little more festive

Drag brunches help build community
Parche's collaboration with Port Bar is seen as respectful and not just a trendy move [ more ]
Cmxhub
10 months ago
Online Community Development

CMX Summit 2023: Shine is Here - Get Ready for Phase Two Speakers!

CMX Summit 2023: Shine promises to be bigger and better, featuring thought leaders inspiring community building and fostering collaboration and networking opportunities. [ more ]
eLearning Industry
2 months ago
Online learning

10 Ways Instructors Cultivate Empathy In Learning Environments

Instructors can foster empathy in eLearning courses through active listening, empathetic communication, and promoting collaboration and community building. [ more ]
Yanko Design - Modern Industrial Design News
3 months ago
Design

Move over LEGO... These human-shaped bricks plug in together to showcase the power of unity - Yanko Design

Souper Connect bricks represent human interconnectedness and the power of togetherness for community building.
The design of Souper Connect blocks encourages imaginative play, collaboration, and engineering skills development. [ more ]
Scala-lang
3 months ago
Scala

Announcing the Scala Ambassadors initiative

The Scala Ambassadors initiative aims to strengthen the community, promote Scala positively, and support active members.
Ambassadors in the initiative are key Scala figures who aim to assist newcomers, improve communication, and support each other's efforts. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
5 months ago
East Bay food

This Uptown Oakland restaurant's new drag brunch makes Sundays a little more festive

Drag brunches help build community
Parche's collaboration with Port Bar is seen as respectful and not just a trendy move [ more ]
morecollaboration
Savingplaces
2 months ago
Social media marketing

How to Save a Place: Get the Word Out | National Trust for Historic Preservation

Create a social media plan to establish an engaging and impactful presence while efficiently managing time and leveraging visual content.
Utilize photography and video on social media to showcase historical places effectively. [ more ]
WIRED
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Hasan Piker Won't Tell You to Vote for Joe Biden

Young voters' support for Biden appears to be wavering; streamers like Hasan Piker can influence the 2024 election through long-form discussions and community building. [ more ]
MarTech
2 months ago
UX design

Unlocking growth: The power of user communities for B2B SaaS companies | MarTech

Building and nurturing an active user community is crucial for B2B SaaS growth. [ more ]
RealAgriculture.com
2 months ago
Deliverability

RealAg Radio: The arrival of spring babies, soil temperature, giving a darn, and the risk level of farming, May 9, 2024

Connection among farmers on RealAg Radio's show [ more ]
#entrepreneurship
The Bootstrapped Founder
2 months ago
Bootstrapping

Louie Bacaj - Betting Small to Win Big

Embracing the 'small bets' philosophy leads to financial freedom and fulfillment. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Online Community Development

Chasing Social Media Algorithms Is Out - Community Is in. Here's How to Create Connections That Matter. | Entrepreneur

Emerging leaders seek authentic connections amidst social media noise. [ more ]
Shopify
4 months ago
Growth hacking

Fuel Business Growth With This Founder's Winning YouTube Strategy (2024) - Shopify

Focus on your interests and passion for sustained growth on YouTube.
Simplify content to engage viewers effectively. [ more ]
Spectrumlocalnews
4 months ago
Marketing

Small businesses prepare for potential TikTok ban

TikTok has been instrumental for business marketing strategies, with users like Tempest Paige leveraging the platform successfully.
TikTok has the power to create communities, drive business growth, and even impact personal lives. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
5 months ago
Marketing

How Flex Watches Makes Emotional Connections With Customers | Entrepreneur

Building a community and telling a compelling story are crucial for entrepreneurial success.
Creating unique experiences for customers can lead to increased loyalty and word-of-mouth referrals. [ more ]
The Bootstrapped Founder
2 months ago
Bootstrapping

Louie Bacaj - Betting Small to Win Big

Embracing the 'small bets' philosophy leads to financial freedom and fulfillment. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Online Community Development

Chasing Social Media Algorithms Is Out - Community Is in. Here's How to Create Connections That Matter. | Entrepreneur

Emerging leaders seek authentic connections amidst social media noise. [ more ]
Shopify
4 months ago
Growth hacking

Fuel Business Growth With This Founder's Winning YouTube Strategy (2024) - Shopify

Focus on your interests and passion for sustained growth on YouTube.
Simplify content to engage viewers effectively. [ more ]
Spectrumlocalnews
4 months ago
Marketing

Small businesses prepare for potential TikTok ban

TikTok has been instrumental for business marketing strategies, with users like Tempest Paige leveraging the platform successfully.
TikTok has the power to create communities, drive business growth, and even impact personal lives. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
5 months ago
Marketing

How Flex Watches Makes Emotional Connections With Customers | Entrepreneur

Building a community and telling a compelling story are crucial for entrepreneurial success.
Creating unique experiences for customers can lead to increased loyalty and word-of-mouth referrals. [ more ]
moreentrepreneurship
Eater Portland
2 months ago
Coffee

This New Colombian Coffee Shop Will Transition Into a Vibey House Music Bar by Night

Portland's combination cafe-bars faced challenges due to staffing issues and changes in the social landscape, leading to many coffee shops closing before bars open in the evening.
Matta Cafe and Secret Grove in Northwest Flanders aim to revive Portland's social spirit by offering a unique blend of Colombian coffee, cocktails, live music, and food. [ more ]
#advocacy
Curbed LA
4 years ago
LA real estate

Black Lives Matter Organizers Share How Defunding Police Could Fund a Better L.A.

Defunding the LAPD involves reimagining public safety as community support and building stronger neighborhoods. [ more ]
BikeMag
1 month ago
Bicycling

Beyond the Ride: Annijke Wade

Beyond the Ride series celebrates individuals improving mountain biking community. Nominate those contributing to diversity, advocacy, coaching, and more for recognition. [ more ]
Curbed LA
4 years ago
LA real estate

Black Lives Matter Organizers Share How Defunding Police Could Fund a Better L.A.

Defunding the LAPD involves reimagining public safety as community support and building stronger neighborhoods. [ more ]
BikeMag
1 month ago
Bicycling

Beyond the Ride: Annijke Wade

Beyond the Ride series celebrates individuals improving mountain biking community. Nominate those contributing to diversity, advocacy, coaching, and more for recognition. [ more ]
moreadvocacy
#social-media-engagement
Just A Pinch Recipes
2 months ago
Cooking

Granny's Old-Fashion Tea Cakes

Sharing culinary creations through social media enhances community engagement. [ more ]
AWeber
3 months ago
Marketing

Interactive Posts: Steal these ideas and say goodbye to boring social media | AWeber

Interactive content is vital for social media success and building a community.
Engaging with interactive posts can increase visibility and reach on social media platforms. [ more ]
Daily Kos
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Boosting Biden Outreach on Truth Social

Creating niche groups can help target specific audiences effectively.
Efficiently sharing content across multiple social media platforms can streamline outreach efforts. [ more ]
Just A Pinch Recipes
2 months ago
Cooking

Granny's Old-Fashion Tea Cakes

Sharing culinary creations through social media enhances community engagement. [ more ]
AWeber
3 months ago
Marketing

Interactive Posts: Steal these ideas and say goodbye to boring social media | AWeber

Interactive content is vital for social media success and building a community.
Engaging with interactive posts can increase visibility and reach on social media platforms. [ more ]
Daily Kos
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Boosting Biden Outreach on Truth Social

Creating niche groups can help target specific audiences effectively.
Efficiently sharing content across multiple social media platforms can streamline outreach efforts. [ more ]
moresocial-media-engagement
WIRED
2 months ago
Writing

What Happens When a Romance Writer Gets Locked Out of Google Docs

Users' content disappeared from LiveJournal, leading to the creation of alternative platforms like DreamWidth and Archive of Our Own. [ more ]
Digital Photography School
2 months ago
JavaScript

7 Great Ideas for Group Photography Events and Projects

Group photography projects can create a sense of community and provide learning opportunities for photographers. [ more ]
eLearning Industry
2 months ago
Remote teams

Remote Learning Realities: Thriving In Virtual Educational Spaces

Remote learning brings challenges like detachment and technological hurdles but offers opportunities for innovation and community building. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 months ago
Video games

There's never been a better time to get into Fallout 76

Fallout 76 has evolved positively post-launch, gaining new life through updates and the Fallout TV series. [ more ]
The New Yorker
2 months ago
Writing

What Cartoonists Saw in Isolation: A Portrait of the Pandemic

Art can build community and capture the emotional reality of societal events. [ more ]
Shopify
2 months ago
Online Community Development

Unlock Brand Growth With a Community Event Strategy (2024) - Shopify

Growing a community involves in-person events, not just social media. [ more ]
#representation
www.7x7.com
3 months ago
Wine

At the innovative new POC Food & Wine Festival in SF and Berkeley, brown is beautiful.

The POC Food & Wine Festival highlights chefs, vintners, brewers of color often overlooked, aiming for equitability and community-building through unique experiences. [ more ]
The Hollywood Reporter
4 months ago
Marketing

Digital Creators Relish in Not Being "the Only One in the Room" at TikTok Visionary Voices Black Hollywood Brunch

TikTok Visionary Voices Black Hollywood Brunch celebrates 15 Black creators, with a focus on community and creativity.
Content creators share experiences and struggles finding their voices on TikTok, emphasizing the importance of guidance and representation. [ more ]
www.7x7.com
3 months ago
Wine

At the innovative new POC Food & Wine Festival in SF and Berkeley, brown is beautiful.

The POC Food & Wine Festival highlights chefs, vintners, brewers of color often overlooked, aiming for equitability and community-building through unique experiences. [ more ]
The Hollywood Reporter
4 months ago
Marketing

Digital Creators Relish in Not Being "the Only One in the Room" at TikTok Visionary Voices Black Hollywood Brunch

TikTok Visionary Voices Black Hollywood Brunch celebrates 15 Black creators, with a focus on community and creativity.
Content creators share experiences and struggles finding their voices on TikTok, emphasizing the importance of guidance and representation. [ more ]
morerepresentation
Juxtapoz
3 months ago
Coronavirus

Juxtapoz Magazine - Radio Juxtapoz, ep 137: Katie Green's Evolving Personas

Using masks in community art projects can create a safe space for self-expression and exploration. [ more ]
#content-creation
The Verge
3 months ago
Podcast

Spotify bought Parcast - now its founder is launching a new entertainment studio

Storytellers creating diverse content formats cultivate strong communities and businesses. [ more ]
Vogue Business
3 months ago
Marketing

To escape the algorithm, fashion girls are shopping via Substack

Substack is providing a platform for fashion insiders and enthusiasts to get shopping and style advice.
Creators on Substack can diversify income, offer unique viewpoints, and build relationships with audiences beyond trend-driven sameness. [ more ]
Jeffbullas's Blog
4 months ago
Growth hacking

Unlock the Secrets of a Successful YouTube Channel: Insider Tips Revealed! - Jeffbullas's Blog

YouTube channels are vibrant communities for creators and businesses worldwide.
YouTube democratizes media, amplifies diverse voices, and connects people globally. [ more ]
Buffer: All-you-need social media toolkit for small businesses
1 month ago
Social media marketing

How to Use Threads: A Guide to Getting Started and Building a Following

Instagram Threads is rapidly growing its user base and becoming a popular platform for community building. [ more ]
The Verge
3 months ago
Podcast

Spotify bought Parcast - now its founder is launching a new entertainment studio

Storytellers creating diverse content formats cultivate strong communities and businesses. [ more ]
Vogue Business
3 months ago
Marketing

To escape the algorithm, fashion girls are shopping via Substack

Substack is providing a platform for fashion insiders and enthusiasts to get shopping and style advice.
Creators on Substack can diversify income, offer unique viewpoints, and build relationships with audiences beyond trend-driven sameness. [ more ]
Jeffbullas's Blog
4 months ago
Growth hacking

Unlock the Secrets of a Successful YouTube Channel: Insider Tips Revealed! - Jeffbullas's Blog

YouTube channels are vibrant communities for creators and businesses worldwide.
YouTube democratizes media, amplifies diverse voices, and connects people globally. [ more ]
Buffer: All-you-need social media toolkit for small businesses
1 month ago
Social media marketing

How to Use Threads: A Guide to Getting Started and Building a Following

Instagram Threads is rapidly growing its user base and becoming a popular platform for community building. [ more ]
morecontent-creation
Creative Bloq
3 months ago
Graphic design

"It's about finding the balance": A day in the life of visual development artist Chrystin Garland

Creating a morning routine helps with productivity and creativity. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Black Scientists Are Building Their Own Vital Communities

Building community and support systems is essential for underrepresented scientists' perseverance and success. [ more ]
Berlin Startup Jobs
3 months ago
Berlin

Job Vacancy: Jr. Customer Success Manager for US/European Market (m/f/x) - Berlin Mitte // Tomorrow Biostasis GmbH | Operations & Support Jobs | Berlin Startup Jobs

Fluent German and English required for a full-time on-site Junior Customer Success Manager role in Berlin Mitte.
Seeking an individual passionate about customer service, fostering community, and exceeding expectations for clients in a tech startup environment. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Paddy Cosgrave returns to Web Summit after resigning over Israel criticism

Paddy Cosgrave returned as CEO of Web Summit after stepping down amid backlash over comments on Israel.
Cosgrave aims to make Web Summit more intimate and community-focused, focusing on enhancing tech advancements and relationships. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
Marketing

A lesbian reached out online for friendship - around 400 queer people showed up

Community picnics created by a lesbian Londoner on TikTok brought together 400 LGBTQ+ individuals for friendship and inclusivity.
The picnics are aimed at centering queer women, trans, and non-binary people while being open to cis men who are requested to hold space for marginalized groups. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
3 months ago
SF LGBT

Tuition Help Through the California Service Corps - San Francisco Bay Times

Individual action like composting can significantly reduce carbon emissions.
Participation in climate projects can lead to meaningful connections and career development. [ more ]
NESN.com
3 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Camden Yards Architect Pays Tribute To Larry Lucchino

Larry Lucchino had a significant impact on baseball, overseeing the design of major ballparks and preserving historic stadiums.
Lucchino's leadership focused on creating memorable environments for fans, emphasizing the importance of community and spanning generations. [ more ]
Daily News
3 months ago
Coffee

Caffe Luxxe brings its small-batch coffee roasting to Manhattan Beach

Mark Wain and Gary Chau are expanding their South Bay-based coffee empire with a new Caffe Luxxe shop in Manhattan Beach.
The new Caffe Luxxe location in Manhattan Beach aims to create a vibrant community atmosphere by not offering Wi-Fi. [ more ]
Juxtapoz
3 months ago
Design

Juxtapoz Magazine - Kristy Moreno Curates "Common Ground" @ Thinkspace Projects, Los Angeles

Curated show 'Common Ground' at Thinkspace Projects opens on April 6 featuring sculptural works by various artists
Kristy Moreno highlights the diverse backgrounds and aesthetics of the artists participating in the exhibition [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Wine

Her first visit to wine country was anything but pleasant'. So this Black former techie became a winemaker

Fern Stroud founded Black Vines to create a space in the wine industry for Black vintners and consumers in the Bay Area.
The organization has grown into a significant economic engine for Black-owned wine businesses, aiming to connect them with consumers often overlooked by the mainstream industry. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
3 months ago
LA food

How one mall has become a culture-defining hub for Orange County's newest Koreatown

The Source OC is a unique entertainment and dining destination representing Orange County's trendiest Koreatown.
Korean Americans have been establishing vibrant communities and businesses in Orange County, leading to the designation of Koreatown areas. [ more ]
Medium
3 months ago
UX design

5 Practical Techniques For Improving User Retention

User retention is crucial for measuring digital product success.
Techniques like community building and re-engagement campaigns can enhance user retention rates significantly. [ more ]
Boston.com
3 months ago
Boston food

Tell us: What's your Boston dining and nightlife wishlist?

A quarter of young adults in Greater Boston consider leaving due to affordability, jobs, and housing.
Young adults prioritize entertainment and nightlife options to build communities in Greater Boston. [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
3 months ago
Education

Meet the Head: Why Ivy House School is the best choice for your child

School values extend beyond academics to encompass moral and cultural aspects
Creating a strong sense of community and trust in a school environment is crucial for students and families [ more ]
#inclusivity
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Mental health

The story of being a burden has been told too many times': how dementia-friendly theatre is changing the narrative

Music can evoke memories and joy for people with dementia.
Dementia-friendly performances are important for inclusivity and community building. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
4 months ago
Brooklyn

Op-ed | Why I support the Brooklyn Skate Garden and letting our kids play * Brooklyn Paper

NYC public spaces are vital for all communities to come together.
Skateboarding fosters confidence, community, and inclusivity for people of all ages. [ more ]
Eater SF
4 months ago
Wine

There's a New North Beach Wine Bar from Inclusive Wine Pros

The North Beach Renaissance welcomes a new bottle shop and wine gathering space, Friend of a Friend, emphasizing inclusivity and diversity in agriculture.
Co-owner Christopher Renfro aims to create an unpretentious space for the community to explore wine, offering tastings to break down people's uncertainty. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
3 weeks ago
SF LGBT

Designer Beth Greene of the San Francisco Bay Times Team Celebrates Pride 2024 in Salt Lake City, Utah - San Francisco Bay Times

Beth Greene of San Francisco Bay Times participated in Utah's largest LGBTQIA+ event: The Utah Pride Parade. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Mental health

The story of being a burden has been told too many times': how dementia-friendly theatre is changing the narrative

Music can evoke memories and joy for people with dementia.
Dementia-friendly performances are important for inclusivity and community building. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
4 months ago
Brooklyn

Op-ed | Why I support the Brooklyn Skate Garden and letting our kids play * Brooklyn Paper

NYC public spaces are vital for all communities to come together.
Skateboarding fosters confidence, community, and inclusivity for people of all ages. [ more ]
Eater SF
4 months ago
Wine

There's a New North Beach Wine Bar from Inclusive Wine Pros

The North Beach Renaissance welcomes a new bottle shop and wine gathering space, Friend of a Friend, emphasizing inclusivity and diversity in agriculture.
Co-owner Christopher Renfro aims to create an unpretentious space for the community to explore wine, offering tastings to break down people's uncertainty. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
3 weeks ago
SF LGBT

Designer Beth Greene of the San Francisco Bay Times Team Celebrates Pride 2024 in Salt Lake City, Utah - San Francisco Bay Times

Beth Greene of San Francisco Bay Times participated in Utah's largest LGBTQIA+ event: The Utah Pride Parade. [ more ]
moreinclusivity
Harvard Business Review
3 months ago
Remote teams

Fighting Loneliness on Remote Teams

Remote work can lead to loneliness affecting job performance. Absenteeism due to loneliness costs employers $154 billion annually.
Leaders can build community in remote teams by reflecting, recognizing, supporting, and communicating effectively. [ more ]
VG247
4 months ago
Podcast

Helldivers 2 isn't the only Unofficial Movie Adaptation in gaming, but it might be the best one

Helldivers 2 is inspired by various movies and TV shows, including Blair-era Dutch arthouse film Starship Troopers.
The game has a community-building aspect and nostalgia appeal for players from the 90s. [ more ]
WhoWhatWearUK
4 months ago
Fashion & style

Want Pinterest-Level Hair? Look No Further Than Matilda Djerf's New Beauty Line

Matilda Djerf is launching Djerf Avenue Beauty with intentional products.
Djerf's approach to launching her beauty line was focused on building a community and ensuring product quality over rushing the process. [ more ]
#architecture
designboom | architecture & design magazine
4 months ago
Web design

undulating contours outline hilly evergreen residential tower on dubai creek harbor

The project by TheeAe Architects at Creek Harbor in Dubai integrates contemporary design harmoniously with the natural landscape.
The design of Hilly Evergreen prioritizes user experience, site context, and a vibrant community spirit. [ more ]
Medium
8 months ago
UX design

Architecture and Community in Times of Social Divide

Architecture can play a role in creating community by reflecting and shaping cultural and political identity.
The disciplinary view of architecture sees community building as an internal reflection of shared meaning and an external story to the world. [ more ]
designboom | architecture & design magazine
4 months ago
Web design

undulating contours outline hilly evergreen residential tower on dubai creek harbor

The project by TheeAe Architects at Creek Harbor in Dubai integrates contemporary design harmoniously with the natural landscape.
The design of Hilly Evergreen prioritizes user experience, site context, and a vibrant community spirit. [ more ]
Medium
8 months ago
UX design

Architecture and Community in Times of Social Divide

Architecture can play a role in creating community by reflecting and shaping cultural and political identity.
The disciplinary view of architecture sees community building as an internal reflection of shared meaning and an external story to the world. [ more ]
morearchitecture
Creative Bloq
4 months ago
Graphic design

Find your tribe at Vertex

Building a community of peers is crucial for personal and professional growth.
Setting specific goals for skill development can be impactful. [ more ]
Axios
4 months ago
Digital life

Why more people are buying houses with their friends

15% of Americans co-own homes with non-romantic partners.
Co-ownership rates increased by 21.1% among non-married partners in certain U.S. counties. [ more ]
Boston Condos For Sale Ford Realty
4 months ago
Boston

Beacon Hill Broker And A Morning Without Google Boston Condos For Sale Ford Realty

People can get too absorbed in news and overlook personal connections in their daily lives.
Face-to-face interactions with neighbors, friends, and family are important for building relationships. [ more ]
#branding
The Drum
4 months ago
Women

Why empowering women to cycle is a wheelie great idea for brands

Brands should focus on driving more women into cycling for social good.
Joining cycling clubs and riding with others can bring friendship and community. [ more ]
Digiday
7 months ago
Marketing

How Whalar's Gaz Alushi is putting the creator economy into programmatic terms

Influencer marketing and creator campaigns can be amplified and measured in a similar capacity to programmatic campaigns.
Creators are building communities on media channels where brands are already participating, making them a valuable PR opportunity for brands. [ more ]
The Drum
4 months ago
Women

Why empowering women to cycle is a wheelie great idea for brands

Brands should focus on driving more women into cycling for social good.
Joining cycling clubs and riding with others can bring friendship and community. [ more ]
Digiday
7 months ago
Marketing

How Whalar's Gaz Alushi is putting the creator economy into programmatic terms

Influencer marketing and creator campaigns can be amplified and measured in a similar capacity to programmatic campaigns.
Creators are building communities on media channels where brands are already participating, making them a valuable PR opportunity for brands. [ more ]
morebranding
Eater Dallas
4 months ago
Food & drink

Texas Suhoor Fest Wants to Make Ramadan Accessible to Everyone

Texas Suhoor Fest aims to demystify Ramadan through food festivals
Event founders Faraz Ahmed and Ambreen Hamed promote community through halal food [ more ]
Scary Mommy
4 months ago
Digital life

My Village Is Full Of Young, Childless Women & I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way

Connecting with younger friends can be unexpectedly fulfilling regardless of the age gap
Finding genuine connections with individuals in different life stages is enriching [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
4 months ago
Canada news

Head of mayors' group pushes back on Poilievre, says Canadian cities 'not gatekeepers' | CBC News

Mayors focus on community building, not gatekeeping.
Infrastructure funding crucial for home construction. [ more ]
Chalkbeat
4 months ago
Education

Students, advocates call for restorative justice funding as budget cuts, fiscal cliff loom

Students can address conflict through restorative justice
Listening and understanding can lead to positive outcomes [ more ]
TechCrunch
4 months ago
Marketing

AddGlow takes on Reddit, Facebook with community-building software for brands | TechCrunch

Brands lose out on organic traffic by relying on third-party community sites
Owned community can increase retention and organic traffic [ more ]
Kotaku
5 months ago
Video games

Baldur's Gate 3 Devs Finally Got To Talk On Stage, And They Did Not Hold Back

The Game Awards received criticism for not allowing winners to speak, while the DICE Awards allowed winners to discuss the state of the industry.
Larian Studios emphasized the importance of developers and community building in their acceptance speech at the DICE Awards. [ more ]
DevOps.com
5 months ago
Software development

The Practicalities of Open Sourcing - DevOps.com

External contributions to open source projects are often much lower than expected.
Some developers may be intimidated by the idea of coding in the public eye. [ more ]
Secret NYC
5 months ago
Marketing

This Popular Brooklyn Wine Shop Is Nearly 100% Stocked With Black-Owned Libations

Happy Cork is a black-owned wine and spirits shop that features the largest selection of Black and minority-owned brands.
The store provides a platform for underrepresented entrepreneurs in the industry and also hosts tasting events and regular programming to engage customers. [ more ]
BKReader
5 months ago
Brooklyn

Feb 8: Brooklyn Black History Maker, William C. Thompson Sr.

Bill Thompson Sr. was a prominent figure in New York politics, serving as a state senator and Supreme Court Justice.
Thompson was known for his dedication to public service, particularly in the areas of child care and community building. [ more ]
www.kqed.org
5 months ago
Independent films

Why I'm Declaring 2024 the Year of Film | KQED

The Bay Area film community has experienced significant losses in recent years but still has a strong presence
Screen Slate San Francisco Bay provides centralized listings and highlights the local film community [ more ]
Poynter
5 months ago
Media industry

Here's how to help laid off journalists in Los Angeles - Poynter

Journalist Emily Elena Dugdale is using a guide created by Kati Kokal to build a mutual support network in Los Angeles following recent layoffs in the industry.
Dugdale has already received financial support from her peers and plans to create a Google form to further develop the network. [ more ]
The Drum
5 months ago
Marketing

Fandom, on your own terms: How brands will spearhead immersion in 2024

Different ways to experience live events are appealing to different segments of fans.
Creating a sense of community can make consumers more excited to purchase from brands. [ more ]
The Community Roundtable
5 months ago
Business intelligence

Leveraging Data Analytics for Community Success

Chris Catania is an expert in community building and leveraging the power of community and collaboration.
Esri is the global market leader in GIS software and has a strong online community for users to find solutions and collaborate. [ more ]
Python Software Foundation Blog
6 months ago
Python

Announcing Python Software Foundation Fellow Members for Q3 2023!

The PSF announces its third batch of PSF Fellows for 2023.
The Fellows are recognized for their contributions to the Python community, including leadership, community building, and mentorship. [ more ]
Vulture
6 months ago
Books

How to Write a Book Right Now

Jami Attenberg has published a new book called 1000 Words, which features advice from various writers.
One writer's technique for writing with limited time and childcare was to send herself emails with ideas, using them as breadcrumbs to write later. [ more ]
London Jazz News
7 months ago
London music

Rencontres AJC in Pantin, France

Rencontres AJC is a gathering of French festivals and clubs organized by AJC, showcasing the French way of doing things and the power of common musical passions in building communities.
Arts funding cuts and venue closures are challenges faced by the Rencontres AJC, highlighting the difficulties that the arts sector is currently experiencing in France. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
7 months ago
Growth hacking

Empowering women in business through the top five digital marketing strategies for female entrepreneurs

Building a strong brand identity is crucial for female entrepreneurs in the digital era.
Social media is a powerful tool for community building and engagement for women-led businesses. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Writing

In Paris, Using Dance to Uncover Hidden History

La Ville Dansee festival is a large-scale initiative from Benjamin Millepied's Paris Dance Project, focusing on accessible performances and hidden city stories. [ more ]
Phys
1 month ago
Remote teams

Top IT industry managers are divided on the need for face-to-face communication in the workplace

Managers balance digital and face-to-face communication needs in the workplace. [ more ]
Above the Law
2 days ago
Law

Another Major Law Firm Handing Out $50,000 Bonuses For Successful Attorney Referrals

Legal industry firms use referral bonuses to attract top lateral talent. [ more ]
Portland Monthly
5 days ago
Design

Turning (Part of) Your Home into a Public Gallery

Creating intimate residential art galleries can offer accessible alternatives to traditional spaces, fostering a sense of community and creativity. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
1 week ago
NYC LGBT

Meet the queer craft club weaving LGBTQ+ connections one stitch at a time

Finding a community is essential for LGBTQ+ individuals to thrive and express themselves fully. [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
1 week ago
European startups

Expert Sessions: Mark Birch on the Five Questions to Ask When Building a Community - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM SINGAPORE GLOBAL NETWORK

Building communities is crucial for organizations to connect with their audience. [ more ]
The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
1 week ago
Graphic design

A brush with... Lois Stonock, the director of Metroland Cultures, London

Art can evoke pure joy and change perspectives, driving a passion for supporting artists and building new cultural institutions. [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 week ago
Podcast

Chasing YouTube, Spotify adds comments to podcasts | TechCrunch

Spotify launches podcast comments for listener engagement. [ more ]
Business Insider
2 weeks ago
Women in technology

We were child-free and lonely, so we started a walking group for other women - and 80 people showed up

Women seeking a supportive non-family-focused social circle.
Creating a community for child-free women to connect and socialize outside of traditional family-centered gatherings. [ more ]
www.eastbaytimes.com
2 weeks ago
Coronavirus

Alameda mayor: Now a good time to plan for National Night Out events

National Night Out promotes community building and safer neighborhoods through neighborly interactions and engagement with law enforcement and emergency personnel. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
3 weeks ago
SF LGBT

Hormel Center to Present Transgender Community Archives Project and a New Queer Zines Exhibit - San Francisco Bay Times

Empowering transgender community archivists through DIY skills and preservation techniques. [ more ]
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