Please give a short description of the topic/cause for your Community Hub
We propose an Impact DAOs and ReFi community hub that showcases new impact protocols and approaches to solve socio-economic problems and fund public goods using Ethereum. The hub will be a dedicated space for information on Impact DAOs.
In addition to providing an overall landscape on the breadth of emerging ImpactDAOs, the community hub will spotlight new innovations in the ReFi or regenerative finance movement that are using Ethereum-based solutions and DeFi primitives to solve long-standing entrenched social problems.
The idea is to showcase proven Impact DAOs, builders and their impact. The goal is to create awareness, inspire action and encourage others in crypto to build for positive impact amongst the most active builders.
While using Ethereum for social impact is not a new discussion, in 2022 we have seen the paradigm shift from “potential” to “proof points.” This space will highlight builders that are already proving out how to use Ethereum/financial primitives to tackle long entrenched challenges such as poverty, climate change, access to health and human services, crowdfunding, direct donations, and more.
The space will focus also on educating other builders and protocols around how they can integrate with and support Impact DAOs and social causes, and elevate a conversation around using these innovations to advance meaningful projects in Ethereum community.
What will you offer to the Devcon attendees?
- Talks by Impact Builders and Beneficiaries (featured talks on climate, financial inclusion, philanthropic funding, and other topics based on community responses)
- ReFi / SDG Builders Hackathon
- A hackathon that aims to hack together ways to address the UN Sustainable Development Goals with supporting solutions and projects featured throughout DefCon.
- The SDGs selected for the hackathon to be addressed will be selected and voted on by the public via Twitter
- We will ask DeFi protocols and builders to “dream in public” about how to deploy their solutions to support impact causes
- 1:1 Advisory for Builders on How to Build for Impact
- A free book on How to Build Impact DAOs packed with practical information and 12 case studies
Add a rough outline of your Community Hubs program
10 - 11 am Presentations by Impact Builders
11.30 - 1.30pm: Open Session + Hackathon
3 to 4pm: 1:1 clinic on Impact DAOs and ReFi Space
List the people who will organise, oversee and be responsible for the Community Hub
Impact Women DAO leaders and builders will be at the forefront of this space.
Deepa: Founder Crypto Good Publication + Co-author (to be published) How to Build Impact DAOs
Anna Stone: Co-Founder, GoodDollar
Jessica Salama: Community Lead at GoodDollar
Xochitl Cazador: Ecosystem Lead & Social Impact, Celo.org
Alona, Co-founder Ukraine DAO
In addition to the core leaders, we will build a schedule to “(wo)man the booth” with core contributors from ImpactDAOs and projects that will be in Bogotoa and at DevCon for the week.
List the equipment or production needs (see what’s possible in the RFP)
Folding table, 10-12 chairs, Mic, 2 screens with Mac connection