Friday, February 26, 2016
Mutual Aid Network STL Pilot Site Launch! @ Thomas Dunn Learning Center (3113 Gasconade St.)
LETS BUILD AN ECONOMY THAT WORKS FOR ALL OF US!
Join Solidarity Economy STL, The Cowry Collective, and HOSCO Farms to Welcome the Mutual Aid Network (MAN) of Madison, Wisconsin for a day of events launching a network of St. Louis' own!
STL is one of 8 pilot sites around the world (including UK & South Africa) working together to build mutual aid networks that will create the legal, social, and financial means for everyone to discover and succeed in the work they want to do, with the support of their community.
Mutual Aid Network presentation on food justice + restorative justice
Healthy Cooking Demo led by HOSCO Farms
Seed & Seedling Swap
Prospect of Cherokee Street Reach will also be hosting a game room and a PG movie showing for youth participants as well from . Movie to be announced on . Children of all ages are welcome.
$10 suggested donation -- RSVP & purchase tickets here
food & childcare provided
Liberation Thru Cooperationfilm screening + discussion on cooperatives
, @ Yeyo Arts (2907 S Jefferson)
Already part of a cooperative? Looking to start one? Not sure what a cooperative is?
Join us for an evening of co-op education and discussion, and learn about our efforts to bring Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard (author of Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice) to STL this summer!
$5 suggested donation
Thursday, February 11, 2016
This month Timebanking 101 is offered as part of Joint Accounts at Paul Art Space this month.
Organized by member Tori Abernathy, artist-in-residence from Portland, Joint Accounts is all about envisioning a future that decouples our work from our jobs.
Humans of Solidarity Economy is a photographic and interview series of leaders and members of Solidarity Economy St. Louis that highlights the good work being done by individuals and organizations in the fields of alternative currency, food production and justice, gender equality, restorative justice, economic empowerment, creative land/housing use, and alternative health and wellness. Grab your copy at our upcoming events!