Welcome

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

Positive Disruption

By Davie Philip – Published in Positive Life www.positivelife.ie/  Winter Issue 2016 The climate is rapidly changing, but we are very slow to. The disruption we face as the world heats up will be hugely challenging, however it will also be an opportunity to accelerate a transition to a future that is more meaningful, decentralised, local […]




Stories for Change: Creating a Narrative that Matters

By Davie Philip – Published in Positive Life www.positivelife.ie/  Winter Issue 2015 We are hardwired to create and share stories; that is how we learn and is what shapes our identity. An authentic and well-told story helps us re-imagine our lives, gives us hope and offers us a sense of what could be possible. If we […]




Surfing the Waves of Change

By Davie Philip – Published in Positive Life www.positivelife.ie/  Spring Issue 2014 “Wave Riders are curious people possessed of an innate capacity to go with the flow, constantly seizing upon opportunity when others see no possibility, or even disaster.” Harrison Owen We are truly living in interesting times. Our economic system is broken, jobs are being […]