Village Vancouver

Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities

Workshop - Mark Lakeman (Founder of Portland’s City Repair) Social Capital as the Primary Economic Engine of Change, with Erin Innes

Event Details

Workshop - Mark Lakeman (Founder of Portland’s City Repair) Social Capital as the Primary Economic Engine of Change, with Erin Innes

Time: October 15, 2013 from 2:30pm to 5pm
Location: Performance Works Theatre
Street: 1218 Cartwright Street
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://lnevancouver2013.natio…
Phone: 7787085610
Event Neighbourhood and Type: gathering
Organized By: Dana Wilson
Latest Activity: Oct 13, 2013

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

Workshop - Mark Lakeman (Founder of Portland’s City Repair)
Social Capital as the Primary Economic Engine of Change, with Erin Innes
What can the designs and patterns of natural systems and ancient cultures teach us about the ways in which people can collaborate most effectively to generate positive economic and social change?
After working for several years in the 1980′s as a lead designer of large scale corporate projects, in the 1989 Mark embarked on a series of cultural immersion projects with numerous indigenous societies in order to derive place-making patterns which could be applied to urban settings in the United States. These patterns include broad participation, local ownership, and transference of authority to local populations, creative expression in planned and unplanned processes, and social capital as the primary economic engine of change.
Mark Lakeman’s last visit to Vancouver in 2011 ignited sparks of inspiration that have already given rise to numerous place-making projects throughout Vancouver. We are excited that Mark will have the opportunity to inspire many others (hopefully including you!) at Living the New Economy this October.

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for Workshop - Mark Lakeman (Founder of Portland’s City Repair) Social Capital as the Primary Economic Engine of Change, with Erin Innes to add comments!

Join Village Vancouver

Attending (1)

Village engages individuals, neighbourhoods & organizations to take actions that build sustainable communities & have fun doing it. Join us!

Donate or Join VV Transition Society

Join VV Transition Society

Make a donation here or here:

Become a Monthly Donor here or here (click on desired option before hitting subscribe):

Buy Books -- Support Village Vancouver

Village earns 15% on your book purchases from New Society Publishers. Details here.

Latest Activity

Village Vancouver's event was featured
Jul 22
Erika Paradis is now a member of Village Vancouver
Jul 22
Profile IconSannie Chie, Bradley Foster and Sandrine Espie joined Village Vancouver
Jun 26
Samantha Loo is now a member of Village Vancouver
Jun 17

Ongoing Activities

Interested in getting involved or volunteering with Village Vancouver? check out http://www.villagevancouver.ca/page/volunteering-1.

Regular activities:

Interested in participating in a VV garden? We have collaborative gardens/garden spaces in 5 neighbourhoods. Contact us at gardening@villagevancouver.ca. Gardening now in progress. New gardeners welcome (space allowing).

Kits Village Recycling Depot (2nd or 3rd Thursdays Kits Community Centre) Next depot: Thursday, August 19th 

Main St. Village monthly gatherings (1st Tuesdays Little Mountain Neighbourhood House) Currently on hold due to COVID

Permaculture Vancouver Meetups (3rd Wednesdays VV McBride Park Fieldhouse (sometimes elsewhere) Next meetup: Special date Thursday, July 29th

West End Community Potluck/WE Urban Garden Club (3rd Sundays West End Community Centre, in July and August 4th Thursdays - July 22nd and August 26th.

© 2022   Created by Yael Stav.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service