The Institute uses privacy-aware internet approaches for communication only when it serves a purpose that could not be fulfilled in person.

Internet Pure and Simple – Online Mini Class

Online independence is critical to reforming the online marketplace. This class is a first step. Once you learn a few things, you will find it easy to share with others and help shift a problematic that must be addressed for…


econ4peace Video Call

We use a GDPR-compliant video conferencing tool for | epi | online offerings including: Cooperatives Cafe and Internet Pure and Simple. On occasion, a password may be required. If you don’t have it, please contact us prior to the workshop,…


Online Meetups and Research Support

The Institute is global in scope, yet local in focus. We work together to focus on community well-being and ecosystem stewardship as understood by individuals through discourse in their place-based communities. We encourage real-time and in person conversation. The Groundwork…


econ4peace Techculture | A GDPR Journey

We continue on a GDPR quest to ensure a restorative econ4peace techculture. GDPR stands for General Date Protection Regulation and is thus far the most stringent requirement to protect personal information online. Merchant services are provided through GDPR compliant merchant…


About our Websites

The beta sites are the building blocks and content of where we plan to go with online communications. What you see now is an organized approach to delivering on our programmatic objectives. We plan to create a online hub for…


| epi | Technology Partners

After extensive research, we have selected trust-worthy SaaS providers to support the tech culture of our organization.  Technology provides a foundation for outreach, education, research and economic development.  However, technology is not our work. Our work is on-the-ground, community engagement…


In Person Communication Is Best

In every way possible and as policy, we we prefer direct one-on-one communication by phone or in person rather than electronic, digitally-mediated conversation. Human experience is imbued with so many layers of perceptual understanding that only in-person conversation can fully…

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