is the hope of the world!
On the eve of Rememberance Day, we hope to envision a peaceful
and prosperous community co-operative future!
mark 2012 - this year being the UN year of Co-operatives
- LETS community and pro-cooperative activists will meet
from 10am to 4pm at the Magdalen Centre, St Mary's Church,
Eversholt Street, London NW1 4BN (beside Euston Station)
morning session, led by Mary Fee from 10am will include
introductions brief overview of community
currencies in the UK strategies used by local organisers
to continue energising their groups latest developments.
The afternoon session, led by John Courtneidge from 2pm
will include an overview of the co-op movement followed
by co-operative game-style experiences Q&A after
each session, with a final panel session on how we can move
forward from here to a more co-operative future.
cost will be - £5 (concessions and/or or food share),
£10 (inclusive price), £15 (sustaining price),
£20 (solidarity price) - this will include a hot vegetarian
lunch and arrival, mid-morning and mid-afternoon hot drinks.
We hope that you'd like to contribute to a co-operative
feast of munchies (fruit, savouries and sweet things, etc)
as shared snacks. To help cover costs and to make this as
financially-accessible as possible, please consider making
a 'solidarity' donation even if you can't come (all supluses
will go in the LETSlink general development fund).
recognise that co-operating peacefully, on 10th November
2012, will 'seasons' the day following.
all, in all, by all - Let's co-operate!
|The first LETS Co-operate
conference was held - with support from Co-operatives
UK - in November 2002, inspired by John Courtneidge,
who is a co-operator, quaker, and community activis,
and co-ordinated by Mary Fee, Secretary of LETSlink
UKt. Our intention was to promote LETS (Local Exchange
Trading Schemes) as co-operative initiatives encouraging
community participation. This aim of this conference
is to review progress - ten years on - and make some