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Intergenerational workshop on the economy and social justice
The Knoxville (Tennessee) Solidarity Economy Group led a 3-hour workshop on June 27, 2009 for an intergenerational group at the Highlander Research and Education Center (HREC). Twenty-five young people who are participants in STAY (a multi-state initiative focused on creating the community resources necessary so young people can stay in the region for education and employment), twelve members of the Appalachian Community Fund’s (ACF) Board of Directors and several Highlander staff worked together to create community economy maps, shared their visions of what the economy should do and considered alternatives for their communities.
Youth creating the West Virginia community map
STAY members will continue to work changing the economic landscape by working for justice and looking for solutions for young people and adults to stay in the region. The ACF Board will be considering whether and how to integrate a Solidarity Economy dimension into their alliances and grant-making.
Comparing the community maps
Groups working on economic alternatives
The Knoxville Solidarity Economy Group is a partnership between the US Charter of Human Responsibilities, the Appalachian Community Fund, and the Highlander Research and Education Center. Gaye Evans (ACF), Doug Gamble (HREC Board), Nina Gregg (Charter of Human Responsibilities), Liz Veazey (HREC Board), Elandria Williams (HREC staff), and Susan Williams (HREC staff) planned and led the workshop. The group is now planning a Solidarity Economy workshop for the general public.