Tom Llewellyn

Tom Llewellyn is the Strategic Partnerships Director at, and a lifelong sharer, commoner, and story teller. He manages organizational, editorial, and events partnerships and has coordinated the global Sharing Cities Network, #MapJam, and other community sharing campaigns, in addition to speaking internationally about real, equitable sharing. Tom is the co-editor of 2 books, “How to: Share, Save Money & Have Fun” (2016) and “Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons” (2018).

Real Estate for Radicals: co-ops, community land trusts, communes, and squats

The Real Estate for Radicals project features case study-based research on affordable community-owned housing (co-ops, community land trusts, communes, and squats) and their potential to advance housing as a human right.

February 14, 2023

Douglas Rushkoff episode

The Response: Survival of the Richest with Douglas Rushkoff

Island bunkers, missions to mars, the Metaverse, and the impulse to escape in the face of looming climate and social collapse. These are the fantasies of the rich and powerful, but there is an alternative path for humanity, one anchored in mutual aid, disaster collectivism, and human interdependence.

January 13, 2023

Ukraine mutual aid

The Response: Wartime Mutual Aid in Ukraine

In this episode, we’re highlighting stories of Ukrainian resistance and solidarity. A small but significant glimpse into how the Ukrainian people have come together to survive the war, to strengthen their communities, and to fight for each other and their autonomy.

October 17, 2022

urban heat talk

Fahrenheit 911: Heat, cities and climate literacy from the ground up

We are finding that in the case of the city I live in Portland, Oregon, that the hottest areas are where people have the least formal education, limited English proficiency, high levels of racial diversity and extreme poverty.

December 22, 2021


Climate adaptation: resilience, self-sufficiency and systems change

“Climate Adaptation” takes the perspective that socioeconomic collapse is probable. Rather than giving up hope, it seeks to outline ways people and communities can adapt to it.

November 4, 2021

California floods

Community resilience strategies in California

As we’ve discussed at length on The Response podcast, climate change-fueled disasters are destructive, scary, and rapidly increasing in both frequency and impact all over the world.

June 17, 2021

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