Ensure all people have a reasonable standard of living, combining autonomy with responsibility – citizen basic income, universal basic services – including access to high-speed internet, as well as health, education, transport. Creating prosperity through local community wealth building. Protecting neighbourhoods from economic shocks and ensuring no one is left behind.
Through the course of our work and research to imagine otherwise we have discovered many brilliant projects around the world. These have inspired our thinking and galvanised our hopefulness.
These brilliant projects are living proof that another future is already on its way…
The UK’s only community owned pub on a housing estate. So much more than just a pub! Has been a hub for community meals-on-wheels through the pandemic. Provides work experience for adults with learning difficulties, dementia cafe, lunch clubs, gardening clubs and works with other local charities and community orgs across the city.read more
Brings community economic development and the purchasing power of anchor institutions like hospitals and universities together into a single coordinated strategy to build democratised wealth and cooperative business ownership in low-income neighbourhoods.read more
Local virtual currencies in a digital wallet app to encourage residents to shop local and support businesses.read more