Fall 2020 NICA Gathering

Date: October 3, 2020, 10 AM to 2 PM
Theme: Inclusive Communities Thrive Together


Featuring Crystal Bird Farmer as Keynote Presenter


Link to online event (on Oct 3, open by 9:55 AM):
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3754584250?pwd=c2VkaHhaRUo5UDNZcVd0a0Z6OGNtUT09

Objectives: Community Networking, online companionship. Promoting Communities as a Public Good.

10-11: Gather, do land acknowledgement, hear about communities present, introduce theme.

11-12: Featured Presentation by Crystal Byrd Farmer, “Lessons from the Token” on understanding the full meaning of diversity in our current social situation, with implications for life in community.

12 – 12:30: Discussion of implications for life in community

12:30 – 1:00 A food sharing ritual; meal break 30 minutes

1 – 1:40: Video and discussion on resilience and resistance, values commitments, crafting community friendly public policy measures. What legal policies would help communities form, thrive and expand?

2: Closing, future plans

RELATED RESOURCES:

Crystal Farmer’s book “The Token: Commonsense ideas for increasing diversity…”
https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780865719514

https://time.com/intentional-communities/

https://geo.coop/content/intentional-communities-and-solidarity-economics

https://nwcommunities.org/community-building-for-socially-just-urban-development/

https://www.ic.org/social-permaculture-applying-the-principles/

https://www.ic.org/land-use-regulations-urban-planners-and-intentional-communities/

https://tryonfarm.org/share/files/TLC%20Farm%20Case%20Study.pdf

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