Sharing resources has the potential to address the most pressing challenges cities and communities are facing today. This workshop will utilize a short presentation and participatory World Cafe to illustrate a commons-based vision for this movement using case studies and model policies from Shareable’s new book, "Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons."
Tom Llewellyn is the Strategic Partnerships Director at www.shareable.net, and is a lifelong sharer, commoner, and storyteller. He manages organizational, editorial, and events partnerships, and has coordinated the global Sharing Cities Network, #MapJam, and other community sharing campaigns, in addition to speaking internationally about real, equitable sharing. Previously, he was the Education and Activism Director for the Sustainable Living Roadshow, co-leading this touring organization across the US for five years. Tom has co-founded several community and sharing-based initiatives including: A PLACE for Sustainable Living, Asheville Tool Library, REAL Cooperative (Regenerative Education, Action, and Leadership), and the worker collective, Critter Cafe.