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Hazem, Anique, Baderdean, Thomas Mboa, Alex levene
Mobilizing to change the system towards inclusive well being. I see there are two spaces in which that happens.
Building it through the online space
Living it in the physical spaces
Unleashing it Mobility between the physical spaces. Moving into public spaces.
Long term I see opportunities in semantic web where the online platform meets the houses.
Safe places and communities. A place where you feel safe to build and have healthy relationship with people. Then on top of that ideas and projects and all the stuff that people can bring, they benefit and exchange experiences. Feedback from people outside your project that have another way of doing things. A network of skills so that you can access specific skills you can use at a specific time. And to learn, just be curious and to learn from others.
I draw in two pictures: 1) There are some principles that inform where the vision should go 2) Commons -Concrete and tangible things that should be shared in the village: resources (material and immaterial), .
Nobody should feel outside the village. All these resources should be embedded in a global vision
A series of physical locations tired directly to their local communities, offering support and guidance to social entrepreneurs, linked together through an intangible online network.
Someone comes along and says hi I’m new. Oh welcome to my space the reef London- why don’t you talk to my community online . Oh wow - so many people doing so many interesting things in so many different places!. Hi! I would like to build x. Great! There’s a crew in morocco that’s running a project like that. Why don’t you go and visit them to learn. Hi welcome to the reef morocco why don’t you…