Enlightened Towns Toolkit

Books, periodicals, and organizations

| May-June 1997

Organizations  

Congress for the New Urbanism:
Traditional urban design as a way to improve communities.
706 Sacramento St., Box 148, San Francisco, CA 94108.
http://www.cnu.org  

Ithaca Hours:
An alternative currency promoting economic self-reliance that is in wide use in Ithaca, New York.
Box 6578, Ithaca, NY 14851.
Books, periodicals and organizations
http://www.lightlink.com/hours/ithacahours/ 
 

Self-Help Credit Union:
Provides capital for businesses and housing in low-income communities in Durham, North Carolina.
301 W. Main St., Durham, NC 27701.
http://www.self-help.com 



Alliance for Paving Moratorium:
Advocates redirecting tax dollars away from road construction to more important needs.
Box 4347, Arcata, CA 95518.
http://www.tidepool.com/~alliance/ 

1000 Friends of Oregon:
A citizen group that has been instrumental in holding the line on suburban sprawl in Portland.
534 SW Third Av., Suite 300, Portland, OR 97204.
http://www.friends.org/