Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities
Time: February 18, 2011 at 7pm to February 19, 2011 at 4pm
Location: Friday evening: at Steamworks (next to Waterfront Station Downtown); Saturday: Langara College Room A218
Street: Langara College: 100 W 49 Ave
Website or Map: http://www.langara.bc.ca/camp…
Event Neighbourhood and Type: local currency, project kick-off
Organized By: Jordan B
Latest Activity: Feb 19, 2011
Please join Community Way founder Michael Linton and his colleagues Pieter Vorster and Caila Holbrook who are coming all the way from Comox to share their practical experiences with the launching of community currencies and to help us lay the groundwork for a successful Community Way project here in Vancouver.
We will begin with an informal get-together on Friday evening (Feb. 18th) starting from about 7pm at Steamworks (next to Waterfront Station Downtown) in order for the participants and the Comox Community Way team to get acquainted. The next day, Saturday, Feb. 19th starting at 1pm, an intensive workshop will be held with Michael, Pieter and Caila to forge a blueprint for our efforts (led by Village Vancouver's Local Economy Network) to launch a Community Way currency (or currencies) here in Vancouver, beginning with the Dunbar neighbourhood. This is really the major kick-off event for this fantastic undertaking, and we strongly encourage all those interested in joining the project team to participate in this workshop.
Because this workshop will be focussed primarily on practical and organisational matters pertaining to the Community Way project, we ask that participants meet the following criteria: