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Equity is Essential

8 ideas about how to advance equity in commons work

Photo by Becky Brewer under a Creative Commons license from flickr.com.

While we are all hurt by the ongoing appropriationof our commons, the impact is most sharply felt in communities of color and lower income communities.

We believe it is critical to bring equity to the forefront of the commons conversation. As the commons gains popularity and the movement grows, so does the need to hold equity as a central and defining precept of a commons-based society.

Here is some of our thinking about equity and the commons, and how we can more fully advance equity in commons work:

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