Exploring the interconnected OCS community system

OCS Blog #3: Co-Creating the Future of Community Organizing

OCS Blog #3: By Jim Mahannan, from That Cleantech Copywriter Jim is a longtime member of coLab, the birthplace of the OCS, and recently caught up with Shane Lapp to discuss the transformative community framework. Jim is an engineer by training, although his current passion is writing for cleantech and sustainability focused businesses.  Read pastContinue reading “OCS Blog #3: Co-Creating the Future of Community Organizing”

OCS Blog #2: Soul Psychologies

Imagine our communities without mental health problems… where environments and experiences foster individual wellbeing and the realization of potential. Kind of challenging though, considering each year (pre-pandemic) one in five Canadians experienced a “mental illness or addiction.1” However, from ecological and Indigenous psychological perspectives, this is not only possible, it’s natural that communities of individualsContinue reading “OCS Blog #2: Soul Psychologies”

OCS Blog #1: Living Community Governance

I’m not sure about you, but I was deeply saddened last fall when our freshly re-elected Prime Minister of Canada skipped out of national reconciliation day to go surfing. That experience reminded me how far we have to go for meaningful reconciliation as a country. So let’s delve a little deeper by looking at theContinue reading “OCS Blog #1: Living Community Governance”

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