Tiny is Powerful

If Racism Was a Monster

By conNECKted TOO / August 31, 2021

It might look like me It might look like my father it might look like my daughter it might look like diabetics it might look like paramedics it might look like the systems like invisible systems it might loom like me it might move in the night but it moves in the light yes it […]

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Aysha Bowens – 843? zine – The Garden

By conNECKted TOO / August 26, 2021

The Garden  By: Aysha Bowens   while tending my garden, i see its potential where the soil dried up, even though there was no sun in the shadows of working through my past i envision others finding solace in my garden one day   i hope they find peace  as they walk by the lilac  […]

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Aysha Bowens for 843? – zine – A Heartful History

By conNECKted TOO / August 26, 2021

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 world? That the time I may […]

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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.connecktedtoo.org/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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