Community-Supported Entrepreneurism: REconomy in Totnes, England Wednesday, February 22, 2017. 11:00am-12:15pm (PST)
Please join us for this Free TeleSeminar!
Community-Supported Entrepreneurism: REconomy in Totnes, England
Wednesday, February 22, 2017. 11:00am-12:15pm (PST)
Transition US is excited to host a discussion with Jay Tompt, co-founding member of the Totnes REconomy Project. A consultant in Silicon Valley's "green business movement" and a Royal Society of Arts fellow, Tompt will share his experience working on effective catalyst projects, including the Local Entrepreneur Forum and the REconomy Centre. Read more and register here.
if we want a new kind of economic system, we must create the conditions for new economic actors, relationships and models to emerge and thrive. In this TeleSeminar, Jay will offer tools and tips that can help anyone, almost anywhere, catalyze entrepreneurial culture, mobilize local and regional financial and social capital, develop an ‘enterprising ecosystem’, and most importantly, get results.
Mission: Transition US (TUS) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that serves as the national hub for the international Transition Towns movement. Our mission is tocatalyze and strengthen a national network of citizen-powered groups who are building local resilience through community action.
We accomplish this mission by:
Inspiring people to take action in their communities
From water and energy to transportation and agriculture, we help local people gain the skills they need to build a resilient communities and localized economies
Training local leaders to educate, organize and mobilize their communities
Identifying and sharing best resilience-building practices
Providing a knowledge hub of resources and models
Connecting emerging leaders to this vital movement and to each other
We are working in close partnership with the Transition Network, a UK based organization that supports the international Transition Movement as a whole.