Topic: Housing and Land

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Event Date: 11/17/2018 - 10:00am

Join us for a conversation around: affordable housing, community policing, immigration, public education, transportation, frontline arts, food and health equity, energy democracy, and cooperative ownership and community control of resources.

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Published October 2018

In Communities’ “Networking Communities” issue (Fall 2018, #180), authors share their journeys in exploring and creating networks—among communitarians, among communities, even among networks of communities and among communities researchers.

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Published August 2018

There is an emerging opportunity to develop strategies related to land and housing that can help create inclusive, participatory, and sustainable economies built on locally-rooted, broad-based ownership of place-based assets. This report provides an overview of strategies and tools that, as a group, represent an innovative and potentially powerful new approach—one that establishes, in various ways, community control of land and housing.

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Published May 2018

National Economic and Social Rights Initiative recently released A New Social Contract, a series of bold solutions that localities across the United States are advancing, modeling or promoting to reshape our current landscape of inequity towards one that ensures the full range of human rights of all people.

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Event Date: 08/31/2018 - 1:15pm
Twin Oaks Communities Conference
August 31 - September 2, 2018

Louisa, VA
 

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Event Date: 09/24/2018 (All day)

EconoUs2018 is focussed on PEOPLE, PLANET, ECONOMY, to highlight how the social, environmental and economic issues we face are int

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Published January 2017

In this episode of Upstream, we explore the Solidarity Economy through expert interviews, stories, and rich sound design.

Featuring:
​— Michael Ventura
— Caroline Woolard
— Michael Lewis
— Pat Conaty 
— Jessica Gordon Nembard
— Biba Schoenmaker (Breadfunds)
— Stuart Field (Breadfunds UK)
— Jos Veldhuizen (Broodfonds)

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Published April 2017

The Movement for Black Lives released last year a comprehensive platform, including an economic plank that discusses various opportunities for the economic development of black communities. This Transform Finance Investor Network webinar is led by Cathy Albisa, Director of NESRI, and Rashad Jamal Buni of the Black Youth Project.

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Published November 2014

These eight films are just a small sample of films documenting the sharing movement. Some are short, some are feature length. They all demonstrate that the sharing movement is growing every day.

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Published August 2017

Policies for Shareable Cities is the first policy handbook of its kind. It includes over 30 recommended policies for how cities should regulate the true sharing economy in the areas of food, work, housing, and transportation.

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