Sustainable Tucson’s December General Meeting

posted Friday, November 7, 2008        

Sustainable Tucson’s next General Meeting
“Sustainability and the Economy: Three new options”
Sustainable Tucson is beginning a six-month series of general meeting programs on the current economic crisis and how we can respond.

Date: Tuesday December 9th
Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm
Place: Downtown Library – lower level meeting room

Joel Valdez Main Downtown Library, 101 N Stone Ave
Free Basement Parking

December’s general meeting will focus on some new ideas on how to stimulate our local economy. Joining us will be:
Dan Dorsey- from Sonoran Permaculture Guild. Co-founder of Tucson Traders. Did you know Tucson used to have its own local currency? Maybe its time to resurrect a modern version of this concept. Dan will give us some history and thoughts for the future of local currencies.

Ryan Anderson- from We’ll see how utilizing community mapping tools can strengthen our economic initiatives.

Frank Ballesteros- Chief Administration Officer- from PPEP Microbusiness and Housing Development Corporation. Micro-financing and small business loans can stimulate new businesses.

All meetings include time for discussion and a questions and answers period. Please join us an exciting evening of exploring new ideas to help our community.

Looking forward to seeing everyone there.

Sustainably, The ST Core team

A good current article on the economic crisis and what we could do about it by Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize winning economist can be read here.

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