1. The Legal Landscape of Social Enterprise and the Sharing Economy

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    "What do you call a lawyer who helps people share, cooperate, barter, foster local economies, and build sustainable communities? That sounds like the beginning of a lawyer joke, but actually, it's the beginning of new field of law practice..." Janelle Orsi Join Janelle Orsi & Jenny Kassan, Co-Directors of the Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC), for an entertaining and informative talk about the emerging sharing economy, and its many legal implications. The Sustainable Economies Law Center facilitates the growth of sustainable, localized, and just economies, through legal research, professional training, resource development, and education. www.theselc.org Janelle & Jenny are co-authors of the American Bar Association's soon to be published book, "Sharing Law: Understanding the Legal Landscape of the Sharing Economy". A Santa Barbara Permaculture Network Event www.sbpermaculture.org Co-sponsors: The Fund for Santa Barbara & SBCC Center for Sustainability Event Supporters: Santa Barbara Independent, SBCC Scheinfeld Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Permaculture Credit Union, Nutiva, Loa Tree, Slow Money Santa Barbara Chapter, Island Seed & Feed, Permaculture Guild of Santa Barbara, Green2Gold, Johnny Sacko, the UCSB Sustainability Program, Oasis Design, Isla Vista Coop, SOL Food Festival, Owen Dell & Associates, and The Sustainability Project. Special Thanks to Logan Nevitt of CommonGood Media for Filming & Editing

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    • Transiiton US Webinar - Fiona Ward introduces the REconomy Project

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      Fiona Ward of the REconomy Project recently gave a webinar for Transition US about REconomy, and answered questions from participants in the US about how this might be of use to them in the creation of more resilient local economies. Here it is.

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      • Bill McKibben: Money and Climate: Can Both Exxon and the Planet Be Healthy?

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        Bill McKibben, a wold renowned author and founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org, shares his observations on climate change, the economic and social benefits of supporting local agriculture, and how he used his passion for environmental sustainability to start a movement. The talk was delivered at the New Economics Institute's Strategies for a New Economy Conference in 2012, where Omega was a sponsor.

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        • A Toast to Local Farmers with Michael Shuman

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          A Toast to Local Farmers was hosted by Oryana Food Cooperative, Traverse City, MI. Michael Shuman spoke to the gathering about local economies and the value of keeping our dollars local.

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          • Michael Shuman

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            Michael Shuman, Director of Research and Public Policy at the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) and author of "The Small-Mart Revolution talks about the importance of local economies and local investing.

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            • Local Dollars, Local Sense

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              Learn to create local business alliances that increase the competitiveness of companies, augment local demand for goods and services, attract new capital, and raise the skill level of local entrepreneurs. The speaker is "Local Dollars, Local Sense" author Michael Shuman who shares low and no-cost programs to grow your local economy. Michael H. Shuman is an economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur, and one of the world’s leading experts on community economics. His book is available at http://www.amazon.com/Local-Dollars-Sense-Prosperity-A-Resilience/dp/1603583432

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              • TREI Leslie Christian Interview Full

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                An interview with Leslie Christian. Learn more at http://CarolSanford.com • podcasts • books • blog • programs

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                • What is the core purpose of an agency if it were helping the world work better?

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                  Part 9 of an interview with Leslie Christian. Learn more at http://CarolSanford.com • podcasts • books • blog • programs

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                  • Bill McKibben: The Inspiration for 350.org

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                    Bill McKibben, founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org, explains the impact climate change has had in Bangladesh and how what he saw there inspired him to start a movement. The talk was delivered at the New Economics Institute's Strategies for a New Economy Conference in 2012, where Omega was a sponsor.

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                    • STORIES FROM THE ROAD #2 Michelle Long, BALLE

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                      Michelle Long is the Executive Director of BALLE - Business Alliance for Local Living Economies. She is co-author of Local First: A How-to Guide. Michelle is an advisor to the Schumacher Center for New Economics, was named one of the West Coast's "top five leading ladies of sustainability" by the Sustainable Industries Journal, and in 2014 was named one of The Purpose Economy 100 for North America. BALLE (pronounced bolly) was founded in 2001 to nurture and curate the emergence of a new economy – one that will gradually displace our destructive and failing economy with a system that supports the health, prosperity, and happiness of all people and regenerates the vital ecosystems upon which our economy depends. With a focus on real change within a generation, BALLE works to identify and connect pioneering leaders, spread solutions, and attract investment toward local economies. bealocalist.org/ FESTIVAL OF FAITHS presents STORIES FROM THE ROAD, a web shorts series. If you had 5 minutes to transmit what being alive means to you, what would you say? We are asking people from all walks of life to share the distilled wisdom they gained in the school of human existence, the personal lessons they learned on the journey through life. Every journey is a Sacred Journey. #SacredJourneys Share your Journey at: FESTIVALofFAITHS.org/YourJourneys Festival of Faiths at: www.FESTIVALofFAITHS.org

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