Inspiring, engaging, and challenging Americans to re-examine their cultural values on consumption and consumerism and initiating a new national conversation around what “the good life” and the “American dream” mean.
Redefine the Dream
New Dream's Redefining the Dream program seeks to re-imagine the American dream with a focus on more of what really matters: creating a meaningful life, contributing to community and society, valuing nature, and spending time with family and friends.
Explore our resource pages on: The American Dream, Living the Dream, Rethinking Growth, and A Plenitude Economy. Also, check out our video, "America the Possible," featuring author and environmentalist Gus Speth.
After the financial crash of 2009, Carmella Rayone and her family became "simplicity shifters" in their small Wyoming town. »Read More
On November 8, 2013, New Dream hosted noted authors Gus Speth and Juliet Schor for an evening of conversation around redefining the American Dream. »Read More
An excerpt from Rachel Macy Stafford's new "Hands Free Mama" book. »Read More