Ken White has devoted much of his career to enhancing opportunities for people and communities. A graduate of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government’s mid-career program, he has worked with nonprofits for nearly two decades. Previously, Ken was the coordinating director of the Chaordic Commons, Inc., a group created by Dee Hock, the founding director of VISA. He was the executive director of Common Cause Massachusetts, a citizen-led organization working for truly representative government. Prior to that, he directed communications for the Annenberg Institute for School Reform and Coalition of Essential Schools, and held similar posts with Oxfam America and the Institute for Defense & Disarmament Studies. Ken has also been a consultant to numerous nonprofits, and was a journalist not so long ago.
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Spring of Sustainability – Our Energy Reality
Credit: Spring of Sustainability | Download A teleseminar with Richard Heinberg: Senior Fellow of Post Carbon Institute and author, & Ken White: Associate Director of the Post Carbon Institute. This interview is part of the Spring of Sustainability, a global tele series where...
Weaving the Community Resilience and New Economy Movement
A movement is emerging in many places, under many guises: New Economy (or Economies), Regenerative Economy, Solidarity Economy, Next Economy, Caring Economy, Sharing Economy, Thriving Resilience, Community Resilience, Community Economics, Oppositional Economy, High Road Economy, and other names. It’s a movement to replace the default economy of excess, control, and exploitation with a new economy based