Detroit St Filling Station Embraces Mutual Aid Crowd Financing
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Detroit St Filling Station Embraces Mutual Aid Crowd Financing

Ann Arbor local business ‘Detroit Street Filling Station’ has embraced Mutual Aid Crowd Financing to help overcome economic strife during COVID-19. Detroit Street Filling Station is a vegan eatery in Kerrytown in Ann Arbor, Michigan, US. The owner, Phillis Engelbert, has several brick and mortar locations in Ann Arbor which have been negatively impacted by…

Advisors
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Advisors

The Ann Arbor Community Commons is building connections throughout the Ann Arbor community and beyond to establish meaningful and cooperative relationships with knowledgeable individuals who can be advisors to the growth of the commons. ANN ARBOR COMMUNITY COMMONS ADVISORS Relationships and connections continue to grow for A2C2 and Advisors have begun to support the formation…

Reading Room Resources for Community Commons
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Reading Room Resources for Community Commons

As part of the commons creation, continuing education in commoning is essential- so the Community Commons has started developing a Reading Room. The Center of the City Commons place itself can become a “teaching place” in demonstrating sustainability technology, best practices, and green ways of living. One aspiration is that “Commoning” be included in K-12,…

Commons Currency Resources
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Commons Currency Resources

“Community Medium of Exchange” Resources One of the key components of successful Commons is to establish a local value exchange system which is often known as a ‘commons currency’. Commons members come together and negotiate a value exchange of time, credit, and services, which uses resources they have on hand to enrich and support their…

Co-Cities and Commons Around the Globe
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Co-Cities and Commons Around the Globe

Co-Cities and Commons and Ann Arbor ‘Co-Cities’ who practice Commoning is a growing endeavor in major cities around the world. Many cities have developed their own unique systems that use their local resources for the good of the local citizens. Over the years, these successful cities have connected their Commons to share information and experience,…