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Text-A-City: Start Ups for Sustainable Communities

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Friday, December 7, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)

Text-A-City: Start Ups for Sustainable Communities

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Get connected, get smart and start up a sustainable community!

Live music by ASH REITER
+ Cash bar on site!

"Text-A-City: Start Ups for Sustainable Communities" is a night of interactive art and lively conversation designed to raise awareness about affordable housing solutions in San Francisco.

"I wish San Francisco..." The interactive art invites you to finish this sentence in a text message and send it to 408-707-5621 on Friday, December 7th, between 7 and 10 pm. Your text will be shared with the city via projection on an outdoor wall at Market & 7th Streets.

Featured artist: Paul Notzold, TXTual Healing.

Inside ATO at Market & 7th Streets, short panel discussionson a variety of affordable housing opportunities and innovations will promote entrepreneurship, advocacy and community-building in regard to providing affordable housing for all people in our diverse and vibrant city. Topics will include urban sustainability, mixed-income housing and collective entrepreneurship.

Moderator: Kevin O'Malley, Tech Talk / Studio and the Business and Leadership Forum of the Commonwealth Club.


Urban Sustainability --
Carla Mays, Social Innovators and Investors Resource
Sam Tepperman-Gelfant, Public Advocates

Mixed-Income Housing --
Peter Cohen, San Francisco Council of Community Housing Organizations
Dan Murphy, UrbanGreen DevCo LLC
Hatty Lee, Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation

Collective Entrepreneurship --
Tracy Parent, San Francisco Community Land Trust
Raines Cohen, Co-Housing California

"Text-A-City" happens December 7th, from 7:00 to 10:00 pm, at A Temporary Offering, 1106 Market Street @ 7th Street in San Francisco.

This is a flash mob benefit for the San Francisco Council of Community Housing Organizations. Donations are sliding scale $5 to $15, with no one turned away for lack of funds. Pay cash at the door!

This event is presented by swap/meet SF in association with artists Anthony Julius Williams and Dan Bouthot.

Have questions about Text-A-City: Start Ups for Sustainable Communities? Contact swap/meet SF

When & Where

ATO at the Renoir Hotel
1106 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94102

Friday, December 7, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)

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swap/meet SF

We believe art is an exchange. Come share, discuss, participate, create, and enjoy.

swap/meet SF is a pop-up art space using the participatory nature of art to explore alternative economies and methods of exchange.

Curated by Chris Treggiari and Jessica Watson. In partnership with SQFT.


SQFT is a project to activate vacant or underutilized spaces by bringing temporary activity to the Mid-Market neighborhood. SQFT was incubated at the Creative Currency hackathon, and in partnership with the City of San Francisco, The Hub, GAFFTA, and Social Captial Markets. 

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