Earth Day and Climate Change
Climate

Earth Day and Climate Change

To start putting us in an Earth Day mind we are going to review videos and articles on climate changes, so we can think about how it is affecting us and how we can do our part. First, my being aware, teach ourselves and others. Please send them to your lists. 1-Today there is an…

Public Knowledge 20th anniversary video
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Public Knowledge 20th anniversary video

Defending the virtual Commons: This nonprofit has been fighting legal policy battles in the public interest for 20 years. This video will introduce you to the founders. Public Knowledge promotes freedom of expression, an open internet, and access to affordable communications tools and creative works. To kick off our 20th year, join the founders of…

Take Control of Messages With Group Settings
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Take Control of Messages With Group Settings

Group members and admin’s each have their own settings they may control. In our website a group can be a collection of people in a given committee or a group that simply shares a common interest. You can completely avoid email and communicate with others, while not revealing your email address to other members. You…

Send us your Commons video testimonials
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Send us your Commons video testimonials

What does the Commons mean to you? We’ve begun collecting videos for our members to submit their own testimonials. If you are registered on our website, then you can go to my member profile and send me a message with questions you have. Otherwise, use our contact form. Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Here is…

Earth Day Weekend
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Earth Day Weekend

Details TBD This may be changed, as we approach spring and we assess the safety of holding this event. April 22-25, Thursday-Sunday opening on in and of the commons climate consciousness rising all over the United States…resonant with President Biden’s call for policy focus all over the country. . . . The idea is to “Begin the Conversation”…

Dance Kulture Rite of Spring
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Dance Kulture Rite of Spring

The date may be changed as we approach spring and we assess the safety of holding even a small event like this. March 20, 2021: Wear 2 masks and stay 10 feet apart! BYO cardboard and playlist. DrRon will bring the PA system (QSC K-10s). We will be fundraising for electricity usage to reimburse the…

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,…