Civic space

"All knowledge is local," writes Ursula K. LeGuin,  one of my favourite authors. I believe positive change, similarly, begins at the local level, with the knowledge we have about the space we share in common, and the ideas we bring forward for improving it.

This is civic space: the place where these ideas come together, are discussed and debated, and democracy works to move (one hopes) the best of these ideas toward realization.

I have been blessed to report on and comment about these ideas for more that a dozen years for this community's newspaper of record, The Recorder and Times, and look forward to extending that discussion into the Blogosphere,