Tiny is Sustainable

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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TINY

By conNECKted TOO / September 30, 2020

by JEAN-MARIE MAUCLET This Lexicon has a reason to be: building a community of words which cover one of knowledge, which translates into one of purpose. TINY is one of those words. Our collective attaches it to POWERFUL and affirms: TINYisPOWERFUL. Why? Today, we understand that what the earth can produce to sustain its 9 and some billion population […]

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“Beautiful Tension”

By conNECKted TOO / September 30, 2020

people places possibilities ………push ..pull……….  Who’s leading? Who’s winning?  Whose is it, anyway? …………….push…… …pull…………………..…pull……..push don’t stifle creativity with plan-ing, prepare-ing, propose-ing, push, pull,  push, pull,  push But  be sure to  plan, prepare, propose,  Produce. ……push…..push……push…….. We are the choir  

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TINY Systems with Fresh Future Farm – COMING SOON

By conNECKted TOO / July 10, 2020

Join Fresh Future Farm and conNECKtedTOO –> TINYisPOWERFUL for a conversation about food access, food apartheid, and local systems. This event is Free and Open to the Public. email TINYisPOWERFUL@gmail.com to register for the new date (coming soon) ### Consider signing this petition to Support Land Justice for Fresh Future Farm by clicking here: https://campaigns.organizefor.org/petitions/land-justice-for-fresh-future-farm 

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A TALE OF CHARLESTON

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / July 2, 2020

(click here for original formatting) conNECKtedTOO—>TINYisPOWERFUL is launching an other Art and Culture, in/with community experiment in defense of TINY BUSINESS as a sustainable form of commerce. After ‘the Charleston Cut’, dedicated to barbering, we are launching TINY CULINARY, to support the cause of very small restaurants and/or food-related entreprises unable to comply with the […]

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What Has Been Done? What Will Continue? A Few Examples…

By conNECKted TOO / June 24, 2020
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letter to a City Council member

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / May 27, 2020

From: Jean-Marie Mauclet, for conNECKtedTOO—>TINYisPOWERFUL conNECktedTOO@gmail.com 843-637-9733 68 Devereaux St, Charleston , SC 29403 Charleston, May 8, 2020 Dear Councilwoman Carol Jackson, Thank you for giving the conNECKtedTOO Art team of the Charleston Rhizome Collective the opportunity to articulate its TINYCULINARY vision for saving the very small restaurants which make up the bulk of the […]

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The Veggie Bin story

By conNECKted TOO / March 3, 2020

VEGGIE BIN (click here)

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2023 reynolds avenue north charleston sc public art space

Why Reynolds?

By conNECKted TOO / February 28, 2020

Choosing to present the whole of cTOO’s work at Reynolds brings the collective very close to the struggle for neighborhood revival. It EXPOSES it to the harsh realities of a rundown area, showing signs that speculators have started betting on it! Then: Are there policies shielding present residents from displacement? Will existing businesses be supported […]

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