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Sustainable community building event

This workshop will bring together community activists for a deep discussion about the possibilities and then will work to form a council of activists interested in networking. The goal is to produce real change in our community.

EVENTS: Toward A Living Economy/Lecture by David Korten and Living Economies, Vibrant Communities workshop January 31 and February 1, 2003

co-sponsored by Living Earth, First Unitarian Economic Justice Action Group, KBOO Community radio

Friday, January 31, 7:30pm
Toward A Living Economy/Lecture by David Korten

Join us for a talk by economist David Korten, PhD, author of "When Corporations Rule The World," and "The Post-Corporate World." Korten will present his visions for a "local living economy" as an antidote to our current "suicide economics" model.

David will elaborate on his ideas presented in the fall issue of YES magazine, outlining the current destructive economic systems, and offer a creative environmentally rooted, local and bio-regional alternative. This presentation will lead to the Living Economies, Vibrant Communities workshop on February 1 in Portland. (see information below).

David's presentation will be at First Unitarian Church, SW 12th Ave and Main, Portland, Oregon. For more information contact livingearth@earthlink.net.

Event Details: 7:30 PM, First Unitarian Church, SW 12th and Main, Portland Oregon. $10 donation, no one turned away.

http://www.livingearthgatherings.org/

Saturday, February 1, 2003
Living Economies, Vibrant Communities workshop
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friends Meeting House
4312 SE Stark
$30 includes a vegetarian lunch - some sliding scale scholarships available -Availability is limited - please register ASAP

To Register Call (503) 788-7311 or Email: livingearth@earthlink.net registration material is located at http://www.livingearthgatherings.org/leregistration.html

This workshop will bring together community activists for a deep discussion about the possibilities and then will work to form a council of activists interested in networking. The goal is to produce real change in our community. ALL activists are welcome!

David will participate in a council with a broad circle of activists and community members working toward a more just and peaceful world. Participants will contribute their issues and visions to this interactive examination of the concepts of a living economy and vibrant community. Working in large and small groups we will identify the elements of a just, inclusive, ecologically responsible community. The process will yield creative possibilities for developing a local community rooted in place, accountable to the community, and committed to the values of inclusivity, ecological integrity, justice and peace.

Send registration request along with $30 to

Livingearth
3841 SE 51st Ave
Portland, OR 97206

To see the most recent issue of YES magazine go to http://www.yesmagazine.org

homepage: homepage: http://www.livingearthgatherings.org/