Community Action Projects (CAPs for short), is a new (November 2022) section to CASwiki with a lot of potential for development. As this section grows it's hoped it can begin to do justice to the incredible richness, diversity and innovation of Community Action Projects worldwide.
Community action project is used here to mean any project with significant and meaningful community involvement. Some may be described as "community-led", others "community focused" or "community centred".
A variety of agents may begin a community action project. For example a CAN (Citizens action network) may undertake several. The process of making a CAN can itself be described as a community action project.
An example of a CASwiki Community action project article is Cohousing, but of course CAPs articles or subsections of topic articles can be started off with just a few items of relevant information.
Community Action Project pages by topic[edit | edit source]
Community involvement / Future democracy
- Citizen Science
- Community research
- Fab labs
- Maps for community action
- Mini library
- Video for community action
Housing and land
Wanted pages[edit | edit source]
- from Communities online, Participatory journalism
- from Community action on biodiversity, Community wildlife gardens, Wildlife corridor
- from Trees, woodland and forest and other sources, Reforestation, (expand)
- from Arts, sport and culture, Public Art , Green events, Street Party
- from Community energy, Microgeneration for communities , Microgrids
- from Cycling activism, Cycling Without Age
- from Education for sustainability, School breakfast club
- from Food activism, City farms, Community allotment, Community fridge, Community orchard, Community-supported fishery, Food Cooperative, Gleaning, Local foodshed mapping, Seed library
- from Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle, Repair Café
- from Towards sustainable economies, Mutual aid network, Cooperatives, Local doughnuts
- from Community resources, Fab lab (expand), Hackerspace (expand), Library Maker Space, Men's Sheds, Public living rooms
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Guidelines[edit | edit source]
If you have any comments or concerns about these guidelines you are welcome to add these to the talk page.
The main focus here is on what community groups can do, community action for sustainability, actions which are expressions of community agency.