Apr 22, 2011

Commons Convergence May 7, 2011

 
SE Uplift invites you to join us at the Commons Convergence, a free event for learning, networking, and celebrating the commons! Please share this with your networks, list servs, social media and other communications outreach tools. The Commons Convergence is made up of community groups, non-profits and neighbors like you!  
 
Our local work is part of a national movement to claim our commons—things that belong to all of us and are the basis of our collective well being. Join us for an inspiring afternoon with local and national advocates, dreamers and doers who are re-imagining and bringing to life a just and sustainable world.

When: Saturday, May 7, 1 – 4 p.m., Doors open at 12:30 p.m
Where: St. David's Church, 2800 SE Harrison in Portland
For more info or to register: http://theoregoncommons.org/


Featuring:
  • Jay Walljasper, author of the new book, All That We Share: A Field Guide to the Commons, and editor with On the Commons
  • Inspirational local and national stories of commons-based solutions
  • Networking with local and regional groups involved in stewarding the commons
  • Book Signing • Music • Refreshments • Fun Interactive Educational Activities
Sponsored by: On the Commons, Metro
Groups participating include:
SOLV, Ecotrust, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, Oregon League of Conservation Voters, City Repair, Southeast Uplift, Upstream Public Health, Audubon, Onward Oregon, Coalition for a Livable Future, Food & Water Watch, Intertwine Alliance, Jobs with Justice, Friends of Family Farmers, We Can Do Better, Leaven Project, Portland Fruit,  Groundwork, Oregon Commons Project, and Friends of the Columbia River Gorge

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