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"Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons" with Tom Llewellyn

  • Carnegie Hall, Room 06 90 South Macalester Street Saint Paul, MN, 55105 United States (map)

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

Tom Llewellyn is the Strategic Partnerships Director at, 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.