What: Paul Glover, Founder Ithaca Hours, Citizen Planners Los Angeles, Health Democracy; Author; Community Organizer and Activist gives a talk.
Where: L.A. Eco-Village (directions)
When: Friday, October 4, 2013; veggie potluck at 6:30pm; talk at 7:30 pm;
Join us for an exciting event with local currency pioneer, Paul Glover founder of Ithaca HOURS, a successful local paper currency in Ithaca NY. Launched in 1991, Ithaca Hours promotes local economic strength and community self-reliance by keeping the wealth circulating within the region. http://www.ithacahours.org/
Paul is also founder of the grass roots association known as Citizen Planners, publisher of Sensual Cities, in the 1970s which inspired a variety of other early sustainability oriented organizations in Los Angeles. He authored the little book Los Angles: A History of the Future which is available on-line http://www.issuu.com/metroeco/docs/lahof (free). Originally published in 1982, this little book envisions a permaculture city that is ecologically stable and locally managed on a human scale.
Bio: Paul Glover is founder of 18 organizations and campaigns, including Ithaca HOURS local currency, Citizen Planners of Los Angeles, Health Democracy, the Philadelphia Orchard Project (POP), and the League of Uninsured Voters (LUV). He is author of six books on grassroots economies, and a former professor of urban studies at Temple University. He also consults as Greenplanners.
Bring a veggie dish and join us for a potluck, starting at 6:30pm. Please bring your own non-throwaway eating ware.
Fee: $5 to $15 sliding scale (no one turned away)
Reservations please: firstname.lastname@example.org or 213/738-1254
Paul will also be giving a talk at the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena on Sunday October 6, 2013 sponsored by the Arroyo S.E.C.O. Network of Time Banks: Potluck from 6-7PM Talk from 7-8:00PM Go here for details: