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Saturday, June 23 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Strategies for Reclaiming Land for Communities

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Across the nation, communities are taking their fate into their own hands. Our workshop brings together community based organizations from Oakland, Buffalo, and New York City who are making real progress in leveraging community power, keeping land in the hands of The People, and permanently removing land from the speculative market. This is a space for organizers working to establish community land trusts and other forms of democratically-controlled housing and land to build community, share triumphs and roadblocks, and troubleshoot strategies for decommodifying land and housing

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Noni Session

Communications Director, East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative
Noni Session is a Native Oaklander, Librarian and Cultural Anthropologist. Her research and organizing work spans national and global arenas. After a successful run for Oakland City Council in 2016 she realized that the development of an independent cooperative economy was her community’s... Read More →
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India Walton

Community Organizer, Open Buffalo

Lauren Wilfong

New Economy Project

Saturday June 23, 2018 9:00am - 10:30am EDT
CEC Pro Dev 204