Host an Alternative Gift Fair!

Tired of the commercialization of the holidays? Looking to do something different? Host an Alternative Gift Fair in your community!

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6 Ways That Parents Can Push Back Against Harmful School Commercialism

At school, ads can now be found on everything from team uniforms to cafeteria banners to homework folders. Learn some ways to push back.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Media Break-a-thon

During this special webinar event, parents and educators learned how to deconstruct and "talk back" to commercials.

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The Atlantic: Can There Be a Less Materialist American Dream?

The scholar and cultural critic Juliet Schor argues that the once-niche opposition to hyper-consumerism is becoming more mainstream.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Bag the Plastic Bag

Want to eliminate plastic bags in your community? Watch our webinar to learn how to get started, with examples from Washington, D.C. and Chicago.

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Kicking the Bottled Water Habit: How I Started My Own Water Bottle Company

A college senior shares his story of venturing into the unknown realm of entrepreneurship and product design to create a water bottle like no other.

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Mindfulness and Meditation for Kids

Mindfulness facilitator and mom Laurie Cousins shares some tips for New Dreamers on how to be more mindful.

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Meet the 2015 Neighborhood Challenge Winners

Learn more about our Challenge winners, five outstanding community groups that are working to make the New American Dream a reality.

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From Workaholic to Social Activist: A New Dream Story

Tabita Green didn’t plan to become a workaholic. It just kind of happened. But when her daughter became ill, she knew something had to change.

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Living the Dream: The Fowlds – Living Large with Less

After a neighbor’s oak tree fell on their custom-built dream house, Sean and Linda Fowlds decided to try out a more mobile lifestyle.

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