Pilgrimages of a Santa Fe Poet Laureate Visiting Schoolchildren during National Poetry Month

By conNECKted TOO / May 17, 2022

as published in the Santa Fe Reporter By Darryl Lorenzo Wellington April 27, 2022 April is National Poetry Month. Of course, to my mind, National Poetry Month, like Black History Month, is a bit of a redundancy, since every month is an occasion to revisit art and learning. But the calendar this April includes an exceptional […]

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By conNECKted TOO / November 16, 2021

Last line of conNECKtedTOO’s mission (2018-2019), which anchored the present active transformation of conNECKtedTOO into TINYisPOWERFUL. TINYisPOWERFUL inherited the legacy of conNECKtedTOO, including its assets from cash to art tools, archives of events and educational work, relationships with TINY Businesses and a creative place online. Its values and mission have basically remained the same. Its leadership was transformed, […]

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Principled approach to design

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / September 22, 2021

https://www.archdaily.com/968538/los-angeles-wildfires-and-adaptive-design-greg-kochanowski-on-creating-new-futures?utm_medium=email&utm_source=ArchDaily%20List&kth=5,861,455 Here we will find a unique example of how essential it is to acquire the widest, most holistic knowledge possible, establish a set of principles – vision, mission – and practice them in all our activities. Knowing that any field we individually work in is already too vast for one person. Collective intelligence develops […]

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By conNECKted TOO / July 4, 2021

The following is an excerpt written by Bernie Mazyck, Present & CEO of the South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development (SCACED) which was as the fiscal sponsor for 3 years of conNECKtedTOO as a predecessor to TINYisPOWERFUL. A Clearer and Truer Meaning of Independence As we approach the July 4th Independence Day holiday, better known […]

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In Memory of Jim Campbell

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / February 2, 2021

IN MEMORY OF JIM CAMPBELL Early this January 30th, early morning – La’Shea texts: “James Campbell has passed on to be an ancestor. RIP” – Pam echoes: “… It like a whole library of knowledge is gone …” Right away, my mind races for a spontaneous eulogy. Here it is: Pam, the library you are […]

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PART OF OUR HISTORY: No Coke, but free-flowing community. At a beloved Charleston cafe, it’s part of the art.

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / January 25, 2021


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How to approach Shared Ownership policies, one project at a time

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / December 23, 2020

This document is based on TINYisPOWERFUL (TiP) values as outlined in its mission & vision (www.tinyispowerful.com/about-us/), as well as four conversations by the TiP Circle of Advisors (Summer and fall 2020). We believe that ART & TINY BUSINESS are nimble, adaptable, profitable, for the people and that BELONGING means celebrating many histories and cultures. That […]

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SOCAP 2020 Notes & Reflections

By conNECKted TOO / December 17, 2020

With great thanks to Alternate ROOTS and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, TINYisPOWERFUL was invited to attend/participate/present during SOCAP 2020 — a global summit centering impact economy. There were corporations, banks, foundations, high wealth individuals and then there was us; a TINY collective of collectives; artists, businesses and cultural workers. I went in with […]

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About G&M French Café’s outdoor permit from Charleston County

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / December 15, 2020

Letter about G&M French Café’s outdoor permit from Charleston County from Jean-Marie Mauclet & Gwylene Gallimard, founders of Fast & French / G & M French Café Read about the history of Fast & French and the ongoing call for maintaining their outdoor seating, how you can support and empower this Charleston business, and sustaining […]

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By conNECKted TOO / October 8, 2020

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