Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Save Your City: How Toxic Culture Kills Community & What to Do About It” as Want to Read:
Save Your City: How Toxic Culture Kills Community & What to Do About It
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Save Your City: How Toxic Culture Kills Community & What to Do About It

by
4.33  ·  Rating details ·  6 ratings  ·  2 reviews
"Save Your City is an inspired and powerful must-read. Our democracy is in peril and this book delivers the right message, by the right person, at the right time." --IRA BASEN, CBC Radio

Toxic culture is eroding our sense of belonging, community and well-being. Our capacity to collaborate and innovate together is also being undermined by the rising incivility and divisivene
...more
Hardcover, 178 pages
Published March 4th 2019 by Tellwell Talent
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Save Your City, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Save Your City

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-24
Average rating 4.33  · 
Rating details
 ·  6 ratings  ·  2 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of Save Your City: How Toxic Culture Kills Community & What to Do About It
James Rozoff
Jul 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
We’ve reached a point in Western society where the ways we have been doing things are clearly not making things better, and there are many who are earnestly analyzing the situation and trying to come up with solutions. Thoughtful, caring people who have not merely dedicated years but their lives to make our societies sustainable and healthy.

Save Your City is very obviously written by one such person. Diane Kalen-Sukra helps point out the problems that lie at the root of our dysfunctional governm
...more
Donald Leitch
Feb 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A number of books have been written about the growing incivility of our our politics. These works are primarily focused on national politics, particularly at the national level in the United States and the United Kingdom. Save Your City uniquely takes the discussion to the local government level. Diane Karen-Sukra skillfully assesses the challenges facing local governments, provides tools to diagnose the extent of the problem and offers solutions to move communities and municipalities towards a ...more
Joey Reed
rated it really liked it
Oct 07, 2019
Tere Stinchcombe
rated it it was amazing
Nov 01, 2020
Jake Sabado
rated it really liked it
Feb 10, 2020
Ryan
rated it liked it
Oct 24, 2019
Diane Kalen-Sukra
Mar 14, 2019 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Kevin
marked it as to-read
Apr 20, 2019
Rhonda
marked it as to-read
May 04, 2019
LL
marked it as to-read
May 05, 2019
Christopher Hutton
marked it as to-read
Jul 11, 2019
Megan
marked it as to-read
Jul 24, 2019
Karen Janicki
marked it as to-read
Aug 10, 2019
Yuri Artibise
marked it as to-read
Aug 26, 2019
Matt McLeod
marked it as to-read
Sep 19, 2019
Eryne
marked it as to-read
Nov 28, 2019
Phyllis Burgess
marked it as to-read
Jan 25, 2020
Ali Khan
marked it as to-read
Feb 05, 2020
Sabina
is currently reading it
Feb 25, 2020
Kassandra
marked it as to-read
May 18, 2020
Amanda
marked it as to-read
Jun 13, 2020
Britt
added it
Sep 06, 2020
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know
  • The Overstory
  • Room
  • Civilized to Death: What Was Lost on the Way to Modernity
  • Riding Home: The Power of Horses to Heal
See similar books…
Diane Kalen-Sukra was born with the gift of encouragement and desire for everyone around her to thrive and meet their potential. Her core belief is that as social beings, we flourish in healthy sustainable communities, where good governance, servant leadership and compassionate culture support the well-being of all.

​Over the past 25 years, this passion has taken Diane across the country in senior
...more

News & Interviews

Are you spending this season bundling up against the chill or enjoying summery southern hemisphere vibes (in which case we are...
86 likes · 29 comments
“A government of the people, a democracy, has room for peaceful civil disobedience—a practice that appeals to the humanity and sense of justice of the opposition (not defined as the 'enemy') and insists that we do all, in fact, belong to the beloved community.” 3 likes
“Incivility is contagious—often spreading by way of righteous indignation until even those without legitimate grievance have come down with symptoms and taken sides.” 2 likes
More quotes…