Call for Collaborators: Offers & Needs Market (OANM) Facilitator Network (Application Closes March 15th)

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Are you: a neighborhood or community organizer in the Chicago area? seeking to develop your facilitation skills for working with groups? interested in building skills within an international learning community? wanting to build relationships with others involved in their community through a shared learning experience? The Time Salon: An Offers & Needs Market Orientation Are you interested in the Offers …

Member Organized Resource Exchange: A Guide to Replication

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In 1997, Lois Wright undertook the task of documenting the history, model and practice of a program at Grace Hill Settlement House named “Member Organized Resource Exchange (MORE)”.  While Grace Hill had been operating human service and self sufficiency programs in St. Louis since the early 20th century, MORE represented a shift towards incorporating deep residential participation into its service …

Co-production: A Manifesto for growing the core economy

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“It was then developed and deepened by Professor Edgar Cahn, the Washington civil rights lawyer, who has written the foreword NEF’s manifesto for growing the core economy. He used it to explain how important neighbourhood level support systems are – families and communities – and how they can be rebuilt. Cahn recognised that this is economic activity, but in the …