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Local-first software for frontline communities

September 6, 2020 from (alliance, community, network)
Mapeo is working first locally to preserve the privacy of local communities, their ressouces, their knowledge, the organisation of their resistance should never be stored on unencryped online storage as it is well explained in this article. Digital Democracy Local-first softwa...
BerkShares – Money in the Hands of the Local Community

BerkShares – Money in the Hands of the Local Community

September 3, 2020 from Bristol Pound (CIC)
Taking a look at what has been dubbed “a great economic experiment” in Berkshire, Massachusetts. BerkShares are a form of local currency based in Berkshire, Massachusetts. […]...
community, Individual Blog, Thought Pieces
Presenting ORServices 3.0: a Complete Laravel-based Open Referral Directory Solution

Presenting ORServices 3.0: a Complete Laravel-based Open Referral Directory Solution

September 1, 2020 from Sarapis (nonprofit)
I’m happy to announce that Sarapis is releasing a Laravel-based Open Referral Directory Solution (ORServices) as open source code! This software enables anyone to create their own community resource directory information system — with a level of design and functionality that is comparable to pro...
Airtable, laravel, open referral, Uncategorized
Photos From The Deep Rest Retreat With Gemma Polo

Photos From The Deep Rest Retreat With Gemma Polo

August 31, 2020 from Kshanti - Les Gavatxes (community) (Ecoxarxa Garrotxa, FairCoop, NuMundo)
“When we are willing to completely relax and open up, then other forces can begin to support us.” – Gemma Polo Photos by Estrella Martínez and the Les Gavatxes team....
Gemma Polo, meditación, meditation, Past Retreats, Photos, retiro, retiro de meditación, retreat
Merge FairSync and InCommon or make it interoperable

Merge FairSync and InCommon or make it interoperable

August 30, 2020 from IN COMMON Collective (alliance, community, network)
Sure, he’s been active on https://openengiadina.net and we’re starting a new research project called DREAM (more about it soon, as it relates closely to IN COMMON). If you mention him, like this: @pukkamustard, he will receive a notification ...
Separating the good from the bad and the ugly…

Separating the good from the bad and the ugly…

August 23, 2020 from Mikorizal (network)
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SamenDoen –  To Do Together

SamenDoen – To Do Together

August 23, 2020 from Bristol Pound (CIC)
Taking a look at how SamenDoen carries out its aim of community cohesion and boosting local economy One of the best ways to understand the direction […]...
Individual Blog, Thought Pieces
Visual languages: Resource Flow Diagrams

Visual languages: Resource Flow Diagrams

August 19, 2020 from Mikorizal (network)
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BIPOC Intentional Communities Fund: Announcing a new initiative!

BIPOC Intentional Communities Fund: Announcing a new initiative!

August 18, 2020 from Foundation for Intentional Community (alliance, network, non-profit) (Federation of Egalitarian Communities, Global Ecovillage Network, New Economy Coalition)
Dear friends and supporters, We have a big announcement to share with all of you… Starting now 10% of all unrestricted donations to the Foundation for Intentional Community (FIC) will go towards a newly created BIPOC Intentional Communities Fund. The Fund is intended to support Black, Indigeno...
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Developing & Deploying Community Board Databases (CBDBs) with BetaNYC

Developing & Deploying Community Board Databases (CBDBs) with BetaNYC

August 17, 2020 from Sarapis (nonprofit)
New York City’s 59 Community Boards (CBs) are our beloved city’s most locally-focused government agencies. The boards, which consist of community members appointed by local elected officials, as well as three to six operational staff led by a district manager, perform a number of functions r...
Airtable, NYC, Open Government, Work
Resources, Events, and Agents

Resources, Events, and Agents

August 15, 2020 from Mikorizal (network)
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Open Food Network in Colorado

Open Food Network in Colorado

August 13, 2020 from Mikorizal (network)
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Photos From the Yoga Retreat With Marco Aicardi, July 2020

Photos From the Yoga Retreat With Marco Aicardi, July 2020

August 6, 2020 from Kshanti - Les Gavatxes (community) (Ecoxarxa Garrotxa, FairCoop, NuMundo)
The yoga retreat was a great success, as in previous years. Marco never ceases to surprise us with his generosity, sense of humour and above all flexibility: physical, mental, and emotional. The participants all said that they really enjoyed it. Here are some photographs taken by Estrella Martínez:...
fotos, ioga, marco aicardi, Past Retreats, Photos, retir, retiro, retreat, yoga
Different Paths to the Same Goal

Different Paths to the Same Goal

July 29, 2020 from Bristol Pound (CIC)
The work of local organisations and the parallels that can be drawn between them My name is Qazzally, I am currently studying History and Religious Studies […]...
Individual Blog, Thought Pieces
Tenino’s Wooden Money

Tenino’s Wooden Money

July 27, 2020 from Bristol Pound (CIC)
Tenino’s Wooden Money – The story of a small town in the US that created its own currency. COVID-19 has revitalised the debate over how best […]...
Individual Blog, Thought Pieces, Uncategorized
Merge FairSync and InCommon or make it interoperable

Merge FairSync and InCommon or make it interoperable

July 23, 2020 from IN COMMON Collective (alliance, community, network)
Has anyone here received any sign of life from pukkamustard? ...
OPEN 2020 – Videos

OPEN 2020 – Videos

July 17, 2020 from The Open Co-op (Co-op, LLP, network, Social Enterprise) (Co-op, WOOF)
We’ve now edited and uploaded all the videos from the main two days of OPEN 2020 – here they are in chronological order. You can also video them in the OPEN 2020 playlist on our YouTube channel – which includes all the pre-event webinars too. OPEN 2020 – Introduction OPEN 202...
Co-operative, Commons, Inspiring Projects, OPEN 2020, Video
Bristol Pay – a possible future for local currencies

Bristol Pay – a possible future for local currencies

July 10, 2020 from The Open Co-op (Co-op, LLP, network, Social Enterprise) (Co-op, WOOF)
This webinar starts with a presentation of the history of the Bristol Pound and the learnings gained from running the UK’s largest local currency for 8 years. It then moves onto ideas for a new approach to helping the economy to transition to be greener, fairer and stronger – called Bristol ...
Inspiring Projects, OPEN 2020, Video
An Open-Source API for Mutual Credit Trading Groups

An Open-Source API for Mutual Credit Trading Groups

July 9, 2020 from Open Credit Network (Co-op, community, economy) (Co-op)
In his book entitled "The End of Money and the Future of Civilization", Thomas Greco writes about the emergence of a web-based trading platform comprising four components: a marketplace, a social network, a means of payment and a measure of value. Of these, the marketplace and means of payments were...
Mutual credit, Promoted
VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – Governance in collaborative projects

VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – Governance in collaborative projects

July 9, 2020 from The Open Co-op (Co-op, LLP, network, Social Enterprise) (Co-op, WOOF)
OPEN 2020 was run using an open source video tool, managed by a new platform co-op, meet.coop. But how should this co-op, and other collaborative projects, be stewarded and governed to best effect? Following on from the first session on The tools of collaboration this second session addresses govern...
OPEN 2020, Video
How have intentional communities fared through the pandemic?

How have intentional communities fared through the pandemic?

July 8, 2020 from Foundation for Intentional Community (alliance, network, non-profit) (Federation of Egalitarian Communities, Global Ecovillage Network, New Economy Coalition)
New research shows how intentional communities have responded to the coronavirus crisis. With people’s lives upended across the globe, we can’t help but wonder, how would we have responded to the coronavirus crisis if we all lived in intentional communities — ecovillages, cohousing and the...
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Examining White Supremacy Culture in Intentional Community

Examining White Supremacy Culture in Intentional Community

July 4, 2020 from Foundation for Intentional Community (alliance, network, non-profit) (Federation of Egalitarian Communities, Global Ecovillage Network, New Economy Coalition)
When white people ask the question, why aren’t there more POC living in intentional communities, one of the answers some speculate is that “they find community in other ways.” I think there are a few things that idea gets wrong. It assumes that controlling land for the purposes of community bu...
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Video: OPEN 2020 – Mutual credit deep dive

Video: OPEN 2020 – Mutual credit deep dive

July 3, 2020 from The Open Co-op (Co-op, LLP, network, Social Enterprise) (Co-op, WOOF)
Although Mutual Credit has a strong pedigree, both theoretical and practical, it cannot be said to have ‘moved the needle’ in terms of the world economy. If we believe that mutual credit is important, that it holds a promise of deep systemic change to the incentives that dictate what sort of eco...
OPEN 2020, Video
Participatory Technology

Participatory Technology

July 2, 2020 from IN COMMON Collective (alliance, community, network)
Wow! This is way beyond my vocabulary but I think I understand maybe 50% of it and yes, I think we are in complete agreement ...
From Our Instagram Feed: Looking forward to our Ashtanga Yoga Retreat with Marco Aicardi in July. More info here: https://lesgavatxes.es/event/ashtanga-yoga-retreat/

From Our Instagram Feed: Looking forward to our Ashtanga Yoga Retreat with Marco Aicardi in July. More info here: https://lesgavatxes.es/event/ashtanga-yoga-retreat/

June 24, 2020 from Kshanti - Les Gavatxes (community) (Ecoxarxa Garrotxa, FairCoop, NuMundo)
Kshanti Instagram....
Photos, photos, instagram
From Our Instagram Feed: Nos encantan los ajos de nuestra huerta!

From Our Instagram Feed: Nos encantan los ajos de nuestra huerta!

June 23, 2020 from Kshanti - Les Gavatxes (community) (Ecoxarxa Garrotxa, FairCoop, NuMundo)
Kshanti Instagram....
Photos, photos, instagram
Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

June 13, 2020 from Foundation for Intentional Community (alliance, network, non-profit) (Federation of Egalitarian Communities, Global Ecovillage Network, New Economy Coalition)
We at FIC are grieved and outraged by the recent police killing of George Floyd, one incident in an ongoing pattern of police abuse towards black people and people of color across the United States. We stand in solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter and the groundswell of peaceful protests arou...
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Building an Ecosystem of Open Referral Solutions

Building an Ecosystem of Open Referral Solutions

May 4, 2020 from Sarapis (nonprofit)
Our team at Sarapis has done a lot of work with and for Open Referral including helping with general project IT needs, developing the Open Referral Airtable Template and the open source ORServices application to help meet the needs of people who wanted to use Open Referral but didn’t have the reso...
Emergency Management, open referral, Work
Cortes Investment Co-op

Cortes Investment Co-op

May 3, 2020 from Cortes Community Economic Development Association (non-profit) (Canadian Community Economic Development Network)
Community Investment Co-op Working Group We're moving ahead with setting up a Community Investment Co-op for Cortes. This is a well-tested model that provides a mechanism […]...
News
Financial relief support calls, starting tomorrow!

Financial relief support calls, starting tomorrow!

April 20, 2020 from Cortes Community Economic Development Association (non-profit) (Canadian Community Economic Development Network)
Financial relief support calls, starting tomorrow! To help local businesses and organizations survive the pandemic-induced economic crisis, CCEDA is hosting a series of calls with experts […]...
Events