FOR COMMUNITY WEALTH BUILDING
ALKHEMY’S 7 PRINCIPLES FOR COMMUNITY WEALTH BUILDING
Taking inspiration from Nguzo Saba (7 principles of Kwaanza) we have defined our own principles for community wealth building rooted in our community’s cultural wealth and lived experiences. Click here to learn more about our definition of community wealth.
We work together to create the future we want for ourselves, family and community.
Community-Reliance, Community Determination
Community direction on what improvements are needed, desired and working together bringing them into being.
Collective Ownership and Shared Wealth
We share resources, businesses, housing, land, money, time, talent.
Collective Work & Responsibility
We work together to solve our problems and create solutions that benefit us now, future generations, nature and all life forms.
Life is sacred. In everything we do, we put life at the center and our actions and are in harmony with and contribute to the health and well being of all life.
Through our life expressions of culture we build relationships with each other that speak to our shared bonds and that challenge, encourage, nurture and affirm who we are as a community.
To believe we can live as a caring, nurturing community and bring forth the best that is within us for the good of all present and future generations.