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Mushroom City Art Festival Oct 1-4 2020

This year's Mushroom City Art Festival hosted in connection with Bloom Baltimore is online!! That means you can attend from wherever you live. Head to their website to register and see the schedule. October 1-4, beaming to you from Baltimore on the East Coast of the...

Educar+ Education, Culture and Social Currency in Brazil

by Flávia Gonçalves Macêdo reposted from Bloom's member forumDear all, I would like to ask a little space and support to share two projects I am involved in and really proud of and also to share a bit of my story. I am Flávia, from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and I am the...

Bloom Zoom

Did you know that Bloom Network is entirely based on collaboration? Rather than circumscribing existing groups under one umbrella, Bloom members collaborate with each other to create well-being in their communities. One way to illustrate this is to share what Bloom...

Music in Bloom

One of my dreams is to be able to find amazing music and art through Bloom Network. I don't know how common this is, but I find it difficult to find music with lyrics I can relate with. At the same time, I love pop music and how tight the production is. So, I'll start...

Community Call Videos

Greetings blooming ones,Here are a few recordings from Bloom's monthly Community Calls. To view the whole archive, join as a member of Bloom. We ask for a small monthly subscription to help cover costs of coordinating these calls and instigating regenerative actions...

Sunflower Spirals!

Rhizae Renewal Collective (part of Bloom Baltimore) in collaboration with the 6th Branch (a veteran's group) and with the support of Re-Build Johnston Square (community association) and grant funding from The Pollination Project are working to bioremediate a...

Alternatives to the current climate change narrative

(Link to our research that informed this call.) For the first time, the number of people in the southern hemisphere equaled those in the North on this community call! Our topic this month was focusing on climate change messaging and the vision casting we wanted to...

Fundraiser for Qwitchen

Qwitchen sticker in herb bundle at Pollination 2019 After Bloom's first conference last year in San Francisco, we still owe the amazing catering crew $200. Will you help us make that goal, or beyond?The Qwitchen supports radical food justice through community cooking...

COVID-19 Support for Indigenous Communities

We've been hearing about Indigenous communities who are particularly hard hit by COVID economically and health-wise. Here are links to financially support them if you're able. If you're a person who has benefited from the healing traditions of specific Indigenous...

Finance Update

This is a snapshot of Bloom Network's current finances. We currently receive an average of $200 per month in monthly memberships, and $30 per month in donations through our community calls. This covers our communication software and fiscal sponsor fees, with $30/mo...

Introduction to the Decentralized Web – May 2020 Theme Call

Featured guests for this call were Christina Bowen, co-founder of Digital Life Collective, and John Light, Head of Governance at Aragon. Recording of Intro to DWeb - May 2020 Theme Call is here. Farmers, artists, and activists often ask Bloom Network about how to get...

Recent Developments in Bloom 😉

Phew, it has been a fast-paced month at Bloom. Here's a shortlist of recent development work: We applied for three funding programs!  Ledger's Venture Builder for Human Centric Solutions (we are a finalist!)New Media Ventures' Open CallDLT4EU in the challenge of...

Join 1 of 3 Bloom Projects on Hylo

Want to apply your beautiful brain to creating regenerative cultures? Bloom is hosting three main collaborations, with a coordination base in Hylo. Jump in by becoming a member of Bloom for a small monthly fee, which goes towards these regenerative projects. Please...

Aragon tutorial: Creating a multistakeholder organization

Aragon is a powerful tool for creating digital organizations. The flexibility provided by the underlying aragonOS smart contract system means that nearly any organization model or governance rules that can be conceived of can be implemented in code and built into an...

Governing with Aragon

A lack of frameworks for coordinating across national borders. Struggles for resources between departments. Money missing from the cash box. These are issues faced by all types of organizations, from startups and grassroots community groups to multinational companies...

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