Share the Links To Community Currency resources

Money Is An Agreement
The list of links to community currencies is not intended to be comprehensive and exhaustive, rather it is a quick reference. I encourage you to add other links as more communities are creating complementary currencies as the next financial crisis nears. The problems with debt, taxes, price inflation, and capital controls are increasing rather than going away.  That is a systemic problem of the international monetary and national governance system dominating the World.
Consider Money With No Dead Presidents
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Thank you for caring and sharing. ~Ron

*[23 Aug 2015 ADDENDUM: Add these links to your database for alternative trade and exchange. Also remember to search the internet for Local Exchange Trading System (LETS); and Internet Payment Systems to trade all around the world.
Virtual Communities
Silver Shield]

AMI Monetary Reform Conference

Thursday, 10 September 2015 – 9:00amSunday, 13 September 2015 – 12:00pm

University Center, Chicago, Illinois

The 11th annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference will bring together some of the world’s most serious advocates of real and achievable monetary reforms.

The banking disaster, created and facilitated by false economic and monetary ideas, used by some very bad people, actually poses a real danger to the survival of the species. it is time to transform the ongoing disaster into an opportunity to achieve real and lasting monetary reforms for mankind. These are the reforms indicated as necessary by decades of study and centuries of experience.

Read more:

Local Exchange Trading System


Ithaca Dollars

The new Ithaca dollar is produced by a company called Ithacash, and for the moment is exclusively in digital form. The company founder, Scott Morris, is keen to keep local money within the local community. Local currencies “generate a lot of social and economic wealth,” said Morris to CNYcentral.
See How It Works:

Ithaca HOURS and
founded by Paul Glover

Local Currency launched September 29, 2006 by the E.F. Schumacher Society in their local community.

Michael Linton (designer of the LETSystem) and Ernie Yacub
Landsman Community Services, Ltd.
1600 Embelton Crescent, Courtenay, BC, V9N6N8, Canada
250/338-0213 (fax)

E.F. Schumacher Society
Susan Witt and Robert Swann
140 Jug End Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230
(Many links to local currecies, they also publish
Local Currency News,
a quarterly about local currencies.)

Time Dollar Institute
Edgar Cahn
P.O. Box 42160 Washington

Reinventing Money
www.ReinventingMoney.comCommunity Information Resource Center

Thomas H. Greco, Jr., Director
Author ofNew
Money for Healthy Communities
P.O. Box 42663, Tucson AZ 85733

Community Currencies in Asia, Africa and Latin America
Wealth of information links to countries outside the U.S.
The Gigafree Network Listing of Barter Exchanges Worldwide

Global Barter Network in Argentina
This is an article entitled- The rise and fall of the great bartering network in Argentina, November 2, 2002

At the World Social Forum, a dynamic workshop on creating this “Social currency,” took place. At the time the model had evolved organically from one woman with too many pumpkins, to a government supported network of over 400,000 people in many countries.

Bernard Lietaer
Author of The Future of Money: Beyond Greed and Scarcity.
The book will be published in German in September 1999.
English is most likely in Spring 2000.

Prosperity– Freedom From Debt Slavery
The Bromsgrove Group
Their aim is to make Money Reform a big issue – that is, to bring the debt-free money proposal into the political debate, and to put Money Reform firmly on the political agenda. We spread the message that the money system is unjust, that it can be reformed, and that this is urgent. We have the solution, we deal with the technicalities and we emphasise spreading the word and organising for change.

Money – Past, Present & Future

Sources of Information on Monetary History, Contemporary Developments, and the Prospects for Electronic Money

This is a brilliantly organized site with a wealth of information from ancient times, to insight into the shady derivatives scandals yet to come…

The Two Faces of Money

This website has a companion book, two slide-shows, and is an excellent tool for educating others, and ourselves.
Money Owned and Owed
The Encroaching Economic Police State

Fourth Corner Exchange
Local Exchange System based in Washington State


Developing local exchange trading systems between businesses, public institutions and socially oriented third-system enterprises in Ireland, Scotland, Amsterdam and Madrid.

Community Currency in Thailand\asiaccs

An interesting site. The first Thai community currency was closed by the government as a “threat to national security.”

Friendly Favors
A friendly way to account for the favors we do for each other, Friendly Favors is a new model of community currency located, but not restricted to, the San Francisco Bay Area.

Ukiah Hours
Inspired by Ithaca Hours, this Northern Californian Currency is in the process of getting started.

Open Money
The website of Jean-Francois Noubel who has begun applying his work on Collective Intelligence, Wisdom and Consciousness to the monetary system. He hopes to seed technology allowing the flourishing of community or complementary currencies which will facilitate the transformation from a debt based, hierarchical, dysfunctonal system towards a sufficient, transparent, cooperative, evolutionary, life serving system.

Story of a Lost Civilization

The Chaordic Alliance

The American Monetary Institute
Actively holding monetary reform conferences on a yearly basis since 2005, the AMI has labored to refine The Monetary Reform and Financial Security Bill which should be introduced into Congress this year.

Institute for Economic Democracy
J.W. Smith
3057 S. Higuera #77, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Council on Spiritual, Psychological, Economic Renewal
The founder has posted some excellent series of videos explaining money, the system, and the need for raising consciousness to chart a different course
Renaissance 2.0
Debunking Money(volume 1): Money, Myth, and Machiavhhued0b

Global Resource Bank
John Pozzi, Acting GRB Manager

Community Currencies
A positive, possible, practical, and fun way to help birth the 21st century

International Journal of Community Currency Research
An excellent resource for academics and activists.

Muriel E. Mobley’s Work on Money
Memorial Site for peace and monetary reform activist- Muriel E. Mobley

Green Money Network
The Founder of a LETS system in London, who has been actively promoting monetary reform in London, Sabine McNeill’s interesting site.

Global Exchange
2017 Mission St. #303
San Francisco, CA 94110

Debt Relief Now- A week of Action against Global Debt
The Week of Global Action against Debt and IFIs is an initiative of the different movements and organisations in the International South North Campaign on Illegitimate Debt. It was born at the World Social Forum in Nairobi, in 2007, and this year is calling for its 3rd edition, from 12 to 18 of October 2010.

The Simultaneous Policy
Transformation of the international economy such that it operates in a manner more compatible with the global natural environment and with the needs of human nature. Firstly, the re-regulation of global financial markets and transnational corporations such that genuine democracy can be restored to nation states…

Genuine Freedom
An excellent online book and articles by Matt Engelman which looks at social control mechanisms, the global monetary system, the media, wars and depressions, corporations, fear, respect, responsibility, creativity, empowerment, freedom. I think it is a testimony to the transformative power of truth.

Association for the Taxation of Financial Transactions for the Aid of Citizens
Acknowledging and educating about the destructive flow of currency around the globe,
ATTAC seeks to reduce the damage by implementing a small tax on foreign exchange
transactions that could be used to meet the most urgent human and environmental needs.

Beyond the Matrix-Find Silvio Gesell

Hazel Henderson
Author, Independent Futurist, Activist
Hazel Henderson’s Library
Attn: Brenda Gale
P.O. Box 5190, St. Augustine, FL 32085
904/826-0325 (fax)

Love or
Comparing LOVE and MONEY, and their impact on the well-being of the human society.
The Gift Economy

A portal towards understanding the Gift Economymoving us away from hierarchical, inequitable exchange systems towards respectful, cooperation.

Catherine Austin Fitt’s Solari

John Turmel’s Global Online Unilets
An amazing list of contacts to an array of local systems/articles/sites(some obsolete)

Max Keiser’s website– highly recommended.

One man is taken with the idea of Community Currency and has a novel approach to spread the idea, (But I don’t think he quite has figured out the nuts and bolts, yet.)

Norfed- The Liberty Dollar
This silver backed currency has done much to educate people of the flaws in our existing monetary system. While I don’t believe in silver/gold/or oil backed currencies on principle, to help us transition from where we are now to where we want to go, The Liberty Dollar has a role to play.

Value for People
A website/business designed to help people create their own community currencies that offers a 5 week online course entitled “Let’s Make Money<?a>

YES! A Journal of Positive Futures :

Money–Print Your Own! : (Spring, 1997)

Economics as if
Life matters
: (Spring, 1999)



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5 comments on “Share the Links To Community Currency resources
  1. Here’s another good LETS link – it’s the one local currencies use in New Zealand, but it’s active in about 30 countries:

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    • RonMamita says:

      Yes, indeed!
      When searching to exchange value in something other than national currencies then CES and LETS directories are very helpful international resources. My thought, at the time, was that the database search on the covers all that.
      Perhaps I will make an addendum to the brief post above, though the post is not meant to be the thorough resource for alternative trade.

      Thank you for the reminder, because all readers need to have many resources at their fingertips and not be frustrated with lack of information.


  2. Qoin (@qoin) says:

    Please find with an extensive overview of the thinking and practice behind community currenies.

    Liked by 1 person

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