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Change Agent Seeing 'vacant' lots as a community asset

In many neighborhoods people are turning vacant lots into parks, gardens, playgrounds, and more.

By Jay WalljasperYES! Magazine / July 10, 2012

Rebecca Cook/Reuters/File

It’s easy to talk about the importance of the commons in grand terms – vast stretches of breathtaking wilderness, publicly funded advances in science and technology, essential cultural and civic institutions, the air and water which we all depend on for survival.