BINGHAMTON, NY – The Binghamton Community Lab, formerly the Binghamton Cabaret, will host a discussion titled, “Shifting to a More Sharing and Fairer Economy,” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Lost Dog Cafe Violet Room, 222 Water Street in Binghamton. This event is free and open to the public.
Paul and Leslie Strebel, managing partners of the Strebel Planning Group in Ithaca, and Leslie Ackerman, director of Business CENTS at Alternatives Federal Credit Union, will discuss the role local currencies, time banking, and socially aware community lending services play in building a brighter future. Paul and Leslie Strebel will share their insights into alternative currencies and time banking, which provides an inclusive way to exchange time and talent. Ackerman will share her first-hand experience coaching and training local entrepreneurs over the past ten years as well as other innovative forms of community investment, including Alternatives’ “Community Partnership Lending” program.
The Binghamton Community Lab, formerly the Binghamton Cabaret, is a gathering place for citizen investigators to engage in creating and supporting improvements that will grow a healthier, wealthier and stronger Binghamton region. David Sloan Wilson, distinguished professor of biology and anthropology at Binghamton University and founder of the Binghamton Neighborhood Project (BNP), joins with David Currie, director of the Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition (BRSC) to facilitate this series, held regularly on the third Tuesday of the month.
For additional information, contact David Currie at firstname.lastname@example.org.