HUMANs Solidarity Summit 12.2023

  December '23 Solidarity Summit Theme: Rolling Snowballs, building MANs

Join us for this quarterly get-together for learning, connecting, and taking action
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HUMANs (Humans United in Mutual Aid Networks) -  invite people to share their mutual aid projects or dreams, find synergies, and take steps to connect more functionally. December 16-17, 2023, we'll focus on rolling snowballs and making snowMANs, or accumulating our efforts into a critical mass to take on the form we're aiming for. NOTE: All times are listed here in CST, time zone converter here.

There is no fee to attend the event, but donations are very welcome! Click here to donate.

Saturday 12/16

10am CST - we'll get together in person for breakfast at our local hub, and encourage you to do the same! The rest of the sessions are all online, look here for the link.

10:30-11am CST getting to know you - this will be a casual introduction and chat session where everyone is invited to say hello.

11-1pm CST  clustering our flocks - We'll give an overview of the HUMANs network and the summit itself, then we'll focus on clustering our flocks. We'll gather in breakout rooms by geography during our first hour, take a fun break, then spend the rest of the time clustering by interest area. Some likely topics include Community Justice, Timebanking, Health + Care, and you can add topics.

1-3pm CST  we'll go offline and host an in-person reception at our local hub, and invite you to do the same.

3-4pm CST   Online karaoke with Marilyn Lamer!

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Sunday 12/17


11am-1pm CST -Technicollab Dreams   We'll show our current tech collaborations (HOME, VF, Credit Commons, Murmurations), and invite participants to share information, inspiration, and potential further collaborations. We expect to find concrete action steps that we'll follow through with to create a high-functioning cooperative tech ecosystem.

1-2pm CST The Grand Finale: Recap of the summit, the visible heart of the truly free market, HUMANs annual meeting and Board election

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