Light Seeds

Planting Seeds of Light Across Communities

Here are a few of the light seeds we’ve planted in communities since 2010. Click on expand (square button top right), zoom out, then hover over the pins, or consult the legend (round button to the left) for details about each project.

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A river of lights and lanterns floats down a dark street. Lanterns are shaped like houses and buildings. The parade is led by a Samba band whose drums are strung with fairy lights.
“First they imagined and then, with a small army of citizens, [we] did it. 
Tonight, hundreds and hundreds of people spent a crisp winter evening laughing and playing and holding a light against the dark…together. And that makes and keeps us strong.”
Workshop attendee and parade walker.