Joanne Poyourow

Joanne Poyourow is the co-founder of the Environmental Change-Makers in Los Angeles.  In their 10 years of operations the Change-Makers have done many things including building two community gardens, and initiating Transition ideas in many areas of Southern California.


Reflecting on 10 years of Change-Making

One small step each day over 10 years adds up to a whole lot of change. One small step of mine added to one small step of yours — now we’re talking.

November 17, 2015

Mud is Good, a Resilience Reflection from Joanne Poyourow

In my work every day I’m trying to listen to Nature and intuit how to better fit into Her systems.

June 17, 2015


Divestment from fossil fuels: Tips for Activists

Divestment is the opposite of investment: you can think of it like “uninvesting.”

June 8, 2015

The Sharing Economy and Disaster Capitalism

Don’t you love it when the same publication carries conflicting reports about the economy, posted on the very same day?

June 10, 2014

Living with Climate Change: Joanne Poyourow in Los Angeles

No water. That pretty much sums up living with climate change around here, in Los Angeles.

March 5, 2014

Collapse? Maybe not.

In a previous post I argued that economic contraction is necessary and in fact underway. Is this "Collapse" — that scary term that so many authors love to throw around?

January 17, 2014

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