Tiny is Powerful

Aysha Bowens for 843? – zine – A Heartful History

By conNECKted TOO / August 26, 2021

“A Heartful History” By: Aysha Bowens It was acknowledged that I was creative, but instilled in me that I must take the more stable and safer route. That it was great that I could put things together on a computer screen to make them look good, but how would I make it in the real […]

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QUESTION / RELAY

By conNECKted TOO / July 28, 2021

There is no pre-existing agenda. This format transforms participants in leaders of the conversation. Each of them has a chance to ask a question and to answer another one. Here is a description of our process: conNECKtedTOO –> TINYisPOWERFUL RELAY QUESTION Process • To facilitate potential topics, ideas and questions that can be used for […]

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SOLIDARITY ECONOMY

By conNECKted TOO / July 11, 2021

When in Charleston, pre-covid, Sarah Turquety, with a simple exercise in social awareness, transformed a disparate group of individualists into a cluster of community strong neighbors. Her poetry speaks of solidarity, militancy, family, nature. Her voice is spiced with a ray of sun. She is young and French, an artist living in a region of villages with 200 to 2000 inhabitants, in SW France

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What can you imagine?

By conNECKted TOO / July 11, 2021

What can you imagine? For your future? For your community/communities? For your neighborhood? Your business? For the next generation and their education? For the future of food and food ecosystems?

Pause for a minute and try. Pick one.

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Independence

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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TINYisPOWERFUL – TINY Dialogue Booklets

By conNECKted TOO / June 28, 2021

Click here for the 2021 TINY Dialogue Booklet The work of TINYisPOWERFUL is process-oriented and prioritizes a journey toward an unknown destination or series of destinations we can create together. At its core, TINY is about the power of human connection — the possibilities that exist when we take time to listen to each other, […]

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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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THE CHARLESTON RHIZOME COLLECTIVE and US Department of Arts & Culture

By conNECKted TOO / October 8, 2020

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