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Title: Repair & Share Fair :: Feria de Reparar & Compartir, Whittier
START DATE: 9/23/2017
START TIME: 12:00 PM
Duration: 3 Hours
Location: Whittier
Location Details:
East Whittier Christian Church
9951 Mills Ave Whittier, CA 90604
Event Topic:
Event Type: Repair Cafe
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Repair & Share Fair :: Feria de Reparar & Compartir, Whittier, CA

Sat 23. September 2017 - 12:00 till 15:00

East Whittier Christian Church
9951 Mills Ave Whittier, CA 90604

A Community Event for Neighborly Sharing:


Whittier welcomes FREE community repair! Get your family’s stuff repaired by handy neighbors, see 3D printer appliance repair demos, practice creative reuse, and connect with neighbors. It’s FREE!

- FREE neighborly repair for your stuff
- FREE stuff from the Whittier Free Store
- FREE creative reuse art making
- FREE civil discourse workshop for community repair
- FREE tacos!

Un Evento de la Comunidad para Compartir Amistosamente entre Vecinos:

¡Whittier da la bienvenida a la reparación GRATIS por y para la comunidad! Traigan artículos para reparación por hábiles vecinos y vean demostraciones de reparación de electrodomésticos utilizando una impresora 3D. Participen en los talleros y conocer a sus vecinos. ¡Son GRATIS!

- GRATIS: Reparaciónes de sus artículos por vecinos amistosos
- GRATIS: Artículos de la Tienda Gratis de Whittier
- GRATIS: Taller de arte de reutilización creativa
- GRATIS: Taller de discurso civil
- Tacos GRATIS



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Catalyst Network of Communities presents its third Repair & Share Fair, a quarterly waste diversion initiative for neighborly sharing and community repair.

At the Repair & Share Fairs, handy neighbors volunteer to fix clothing, toys, appliances, and more. The Fair will also feature a special shopping day at the on-site Whittier Free Store, where everything is 100% off; a creative reuse art activity; a civil discourse workshop; and, free tacos.

Deezmaker 3D Printers & Makerspace (San Dimas, CA) will host 3D printer demonstrations at the Fair that show how missing and broken parts of appliances and toys can be replaced, saving otherwise usable items from the landfill. The Whittier Free Store's 3D printer was purchased using grant funding awarded for the quarterly Repair & Share Fairs and the Artisan Work Lab creative reuse maker space (opens 2017).

Catalyst is the sole recipient of the GriffinHarte Foundation’s 2016-17 civil discourse grant, which funds the quarterly Fair’s workshops for community repair. This innovative approach is intended to help restore civility and neighborly respect in a world where discourse is undermined by divisive issues.

“The Fairs aren’t just about fixing broken objects,” Catalyst Regional Director Megan Hobza says. “Community repair is about ending throwaway culture and healing our divided community. A better world is possible when we come together and share our stuff and ourselves.”

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Volunteer and be a part of this project for community sustainability!

To volunteer:
email Sharon Moiseiff at
or
call Megan Hobza at (562) 457-0450
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