At a time when corporate sponsorship and ownership of city spaces, buildings, and events continues to grow at lightning pace, it's more important than ever to rethink our cities as shared entities that belong to all of us.
Cool Block is an initiative that helps neighbors connect with each other, share resources, and collaborate on climate and disaster resilience projects. A Cool Block project starts with the simple act of someone reaching out to their neighbors.
The PCC, which Shareable is a part of, aims to aid the many facets of the burgeoning platform co-op movement by supporting research, advocacy, education, and other activities.
Solidarity economy has many definitions but, most broadly, is both an umbrella term and a movement that seeks to promote alternative economic structures based on collective ownership and horizontal management instead of private ownership and hierarchical management.
The cooperative beekeeping industry is an example of how co-ops can transform the lives of people with limited access to resources — those who have historically been unable to create entrepreneurial ventures. Co-ops are increasingly being used as a tool to empower underserved communities and create an equitable and sustainable economy that works for all.
Whether you're interested in learning more about the new economy, platform cooperatives, alternative community currencies, cohousing communities, or some other aspect of the sharing movement, we've got an event for you.
Interested in joining the Mutual Aid Networks' (MAN) global cooperative to help support and build a neighborly global economy? Or interested in developing a pilot project? Learn how at MAN's webinar on Jan. 21 12-1:30 p.m. CST.
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Hampton, Georgia, U.S.
Platform Co-ops Conference