1. Storytelling (15 – 20 minutes)

Others can learn a lot from the hands-on experience of storytellers. Share your story of success or struggle and the key lessons you’ve learned.

Themes for Storytelling:

  • Food Production
  • Renewable Energy
  • Community Finance
  • Health & Social Care
  • Commons
  • Housing
  • Mobility/Transportation
  • Arts & Culture
  • Education/Learning

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2. Skill-Building Worshops (75 minutes)

So you have skills that can help create ‘an economy that works for all’…can you teach it to others? Skill-building workshops should prioritize engagement and build on the information and ideas shared by attendees.

Themes for the Skill-Building Workshops (these examples are not exclusive):

  • Storytelling & Organizing
  • Organizational Change
  • Leadership Skills for a New Economy?
  • Developmental Evaluation
  • Innovations for inclusive and sustainable community economies
  • Social Impact measurement
  • Other


3. Other: Creative Works and/or Performances

We also welcome and encourage session proposals that include creative works and/or performances that can help animate and energize the conference.