Community can-do Success Stories with Laurence Boomert

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Hot on the heels of Nicole Foss, New Zealander Laurence Boomert, Community Development and Future Planning Strategist, brings a public talk  to Grey Lynn 2030

Community Can-do Success

Revitalise, Reconnect & Make Resilient our community using the best models available.

Come find out how to:

Use Cooperatives & Community Currencies

Create employment by answering social needs

Strengthen and future-proof our local businesses

Create healthier homes and neighbourhoods

Make our communities resilient for harder times

Laurence Boomert has a long history in contingency planning, green business development and community up solutions. In the 1990s he founded the 500 member Environmental Business Network, He currently runs the Bank of Real Solutions, an online database of community can-do success stories. He was a co publisher and writer for the book “Fleeing Vesuvius: Responding to the effects of economic and environmental collapse” published in 2011 by Living Economies with whom he is a board member. 

Along the way he has done everything from being an organic farmer to a television presenter (on Maggie’s Garden Show) to founding a new political party.

He serves on a variety of national and local trusts dedicated to sustainable living.

7-9pm Thursday

2 August

Grey Lynn RSC (upstairs)

1 Francis St. Grey Lynn

Ph: 03 525 8229 or 027 25 88807

Contact Laurence laurenceboomert@xtra.co.nz

 

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