In this era of increasingly complex problems and shrinking resources, can we find meaningful and enduring solutions to the challenges we face today as individuals, communities and nations?

Welcome to Cultivate's Community Resilience Site. As well as bringing together ideas and learning resources for community resilience, these pages will facilitate a collaborative enquiry into how we might cope with the challenges we face today and make the transition to a world that works.

This is a Cultivate learning resource.

Global Citizen Blog

Winning Hearts and Minds

By Davie Philip – Published in Positive Life www.positivelife.ie/  Summer Issue 2017 Humanity has entered a strange period, a time of immense opportunity but also of great turbulence. Around the world old institutions are breaking down, ecological limits are being exceeded and we have an epidemic of loneliness. Many new institutions more fitting to the complexity […]

Innovation for Transformation

By Davie Philip – Published in Positive Life www.positivelife.ie/ Spring Issue 2016. “In a world of change, the learners shall inherit the earth, while the learned shall find themselves perfectly suited for a world that no longer exists.” Eric Hoffer Innovation is a buzzword that is overused and increasingly misused. If we are to adapt to the […]

Restoring Community – Our Longing for Belonging.

By Davie Philip – Published in Positive Life www.positivelife.ie/  Winter Issue 2017 “The hunger to belong is at the heart of our nature. Cut off from others, we atrophy and turn in on ourselves.”  John O’Donohue Last September I travelled around the country hosting an event called ‘ Stories and Conversations for a Healthy, Happy and […]