Cat Johnson

Cat Johnson is a freelance writer reporting on community, culture, music and design. Her work has appeared in Shareable, GOOD, the Santa Cruz Weekly, Metro Silicon Valley, No Depression and more.

She Tweets at Twitter.com/catjohnson
 

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Friday, January 24, 2014 - 8:26am
The Rise (and All-Around Awesomeness) of Open Streets
Maneuvering cities on foot or by bike can feel like a game of Frogger. As most streets are designed with cars in mind, there’s a permeating sense that cars own them and it’s up to pedestrians and cyclists to work around vehicles. The truth is, streets belong to all of us.
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Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 10:05am
What The First Earth Day Can Teach Us About Sharing
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970 was epic. The brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, it was the first event of its kind and it sent a game-changing ripple of awareness and activism through the country. It jump-started the green movement, brought environmental concerns to national attention and unified citizens, academics, scientists, conservationists, politicians and students under one banner.
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Tuesday, January 1, 2013 - 11:14am
9 Ways to Kick Off a Shareable 2013
With 2013 upon us, New Year’s resolutions are being scribbled down by the dozens. Maybe your resolutions include a commitment to healthier eating or more family time, kicking a bad habit or volunteering at a local nonprofit. Whatever your pleasure, the beginning of a new year is a fresh start. It feels like pure potential; like anything is possible.
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Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 11:12am
The Rise of the Sharing Communities
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