Field Trip Videos
Apologies in advance for the poppy seed in my teeth. Just consider it a humanizing touch! This mural reminded me today that we need to enlist lawyers not just around immediate concerns, but to contest the entire premise of digital ID and smart contracts usurping civil rights – especially of the poor and children. Ella Baker, featured on this mural, is an ancestor whose lead we should follow – grassroots, inclusive, lifting up the voices of the oppressed, collective empowerment. Read Barbara Ransby’s biography “Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement.”
Introduction to digital badging and human capital finance by Alison McDowell with clip of revocation statement by Ann and Sharon on March 8, 2021.
Site visit with Jennifer Bennetch in North Philadelphia at the former location of 19th-century occult inventor John Worrell Keely and the new $49 million headquarters of the Philadelphia Housing Authority – the city currently has a 10+ year backlog / waiting list for subsidized housing.
Compiled video of the seventeen visits I made to social entrepreneurship, technology, and impact investing sites along the Wasatch Front, February 5-9, 2021.
Alison and a small group of friends visited seven significant locations where militarism, religion, public health, and human capital finance markets intersect. We participated in ceremony recognizing histories of resistance and set intentions to begin to restore natural balance and right relations.
Jason Bosch took a walk with Alison through Bartram’s Garden in Philadelphia. Alison shares her thoughts on some of the life growing in the garden and also about the technocratic systems the have been developed and are being deployed, which threaten the natural world and humanity.