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OBX Connects: Setting Up Local Currencies

7 March @ 6:30 pm 8:30 pm

Setting Up Local Currencies in Hastings

March’s OBX Connects is about the tools we need for community wealth building and currencies, thinking how this can work in practice for Hastings.

Artist and activist, Ruth Catlow will be demystifying blockchains and explaining why blockchains might be useful for community wealth building and DAOs (decentralised autonomous organisations, bottom-up structures which have no central authority). She will also talk about why crypto-currencies have a terrible reputation and outline potential mitigators to these problems.

Sherry Clark will talk about the value of time-banks, how they work and why they are important, based on three local initiatives where time-credits are being used to recognise and sustain contributions to the common good: Tidy Up St Leonards, Gardening Our Streets and the new Learning to Grow alliance.

Cam Smith will talk about a thought revolution blossoming from mycology (the study of fungi), inspiring his Sylvan Roots Mentorship Programme . This initiative, based on the New Constellations’ Mycelium Principles, aims at dynamic power transfer, nurturing new growth amongst up-and-coming social entrepreneurs and community leaders.

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