#tacotalk

...Is a crowd-sourcing project that collects and features photographs highlighting cultural resilience and transformation. Faced with shifting demographics and multiplying diversities, what are the signs that your city, your town, your neighborhood--or even you and your friends and family--are responding through adaptation, collaboration and reinvention?

 

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Terri Sanders

Terri Sanders

Teri Sanders, site manager for North Omaha's Fair Deal Village MarketPlace, and a host of others are working to open up the city's first pop-up retail space, which will house 8 micro-businesses, a cafe, and a healthy food store. Here's to banishing a food desert that's been around for 40 years.

People First

People First

Cody and Tiffany are performing their own small act of repair in Vermillion, South Dakota, by asking that we treat all people equally.

Free Vote

Free Vote

Kelsey Collier-Wise is injecting local politics in Vermillion, SD with her playful intelligence and creative approach to civic engagement.

The Residential

The Residential

What's it like to live with art? Mat Grenier is transforming the relationship between art and the domestic at The Residential in Des Moines, Iowa.

Kansas City Indian Center

Kansas City Indian Center

Democracy existed in the Americas long before Europeans arrived, and the folks at the Indian Center are practicing it directly.

VCP

VCP

Veterans Community Project, a non-profit that is building tiny homes for homeless vets and is making a differences in Kansas City.

PYOKC

PYOKC

Progressive Youth Organization—Kansas City, “aims to unite the widest possible section of progressive and revolutionary minded students and working class youth to serve the community and serve as advocates for issues that affect the hardworking people of Kansas City.”

Love Bank Park

Love Bank Park

The Love Bank Park on Cherokee Street in St. Louis is reclaiming public space for public use.

International Institute St Louis

International Institute St Louis

Immersion, inclusion, and investment. The International Institute of St. Louis transforms the lives of refugees and immigrants.

Scout Troop 748

Scout Troop 748

A space where men can always be boys and boys can always be men.

Don's Muffler Family

Don's Muffler Family

When things get slow at Don's Muffler Clinic in St. Louis, Mildred and Santos join together to transform mufflers into family.

Tex-Mex Elvis

Tex-Mex Elvis

Every February, the sister cities of Brownsville, Texas and Matamoros, Mexico gather for "Charro Days Fiesta," a celebration of bi-national friendship and respect.

Border Crossing with Paul Bunyan

Border Crossing with Paul Bunyan

Could Paul Bunyan be considered a subversive border crosser, roaming freely through the Northern territories between Canada and the United States? A ‘lone soul’ yearning to go beyond categories and orders of segmented thinking, acting, and being?

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PYOKC

Progressive Youth Organization—Kansas City, “aims to unite the widest possible section of progressive and revolutionary minded students and working class youth to serve the community and serve as advocates for issues that affect the hardworking people of Kansas City.”