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Friday, April 28 • 17:00 - 18:00
Bringing the Commons Back to Sharing

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The Uberization of everything has led to a resurgence of sharing, but it can be characterized by its highly transactional and, in some cases, exploitative tendencies. Cities and community organizers are already acting upon an alternate vision of sharing — one based on the urban commons. A major question for the Creative Commons community is how we can be instrumental in this sharing cities movement, and bolster community-owned resources through emerging sharing practices. Using the World Café format, participants in this session will discuss and brainstorm ways this community and our ethos can be actively applied to support community-centered sharing initiatives.

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Maira Sutton

Community Engagement Manager, Shareable
I'm with Shareable working on campaigns to promote sharing and solidarity economics. We're coming out with a book titled "Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons" which is full of case studies and policies based on sharing and commons-based solutions to meet basic human needs... Read More →

Friday April 28, 2017 17:00 - 18:00 EDT
Parkdale Room (section A)