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The Community Commons

Read Tyler’s article on the launch of The Community Commons, and how it builds on and serves to advance two decades of healthy communities movement in the United States:

The Community Commons, an initiative of Advancing the Movement, reflects the significant power and distribution of the broad-based healthy / livable / sustainable communities’ movement in our great nation. The Commons offers a robust suite of free tools and resources dedicated to a healthier, more equitably prosperous, United States of America. Take a look:

  • Connect - with people, places and initiatives that are having a positive impact
  • Engage - in dialogue, storytelling and conversations of significance
  • Discover – make maps, get apps and access contextualized data (7,000 GIS layers)
  • Learn - from model policies, fresh resources, and stories of measurable results



The Abraham Path Initiative

Read Tyler's final message as Executive Director of the Abraham Path Initiative of Harvard University's Global Negotiation project. In November 2006, Tyler was a delegate on the initial study tour to Turkey, Syria, Jordan and the West Bank opening a permanent route of pilgrimage and cultural exchange following the 4,000 year old footsteps of the prophet Abraham. From February 2007 to December 2008, he served as the organizations first Executive Director.

» Tyler Norris' Dec 2008 Abraham Path Newsletter