Living the Eco-Design Dream

by Suzanne Lindgren

Creating zero-waste systems is more than a job.

Artivism: Teach Kids to Code

by Utne Reader Staff

Closing the race and class divide by teaching kids to code.

Holland’s Dementia Village Revolutionizes Alzheimer’s Caregiving

by Trinica Sampson

A self-contained village in the Netherlands is modernizing the way we care for dementia patients.

The Making of Trees for Cars

by Katherine Jennings

How one man living on the streets of New York City hopes to make a difference.


The Utne Social Engagement Index

by Eric Utne

Take our Social IQ quiz to determine how socially engaged, active, and influential you are.

An Unfinished Revolution

by Sam Ross-Brown

A lifelong activist reflects on the '60s and the future of social justice.


by Suzanne Lindgren

Five fun ways to prepare for climate change

Healing Through Action

By Shannon Wianecki, from Spirituality & Health

Distressed by the potential impacts of the Keystone XL Pipeline, Mary Pipher began healing through action when she founded the Grandmothers Apple Pie Brigade.