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Community Land Trust Structures


As Exectutive Director of the Schumacher Center for a New Economics and administrator of the Community Land Trust in the Southern Berkshies, Susan Witt has a distinguished history of implementing the Community Land Trust model. In this talk for the “Building Sustainable Local Economies” training seminar held May 21 to 25, 2008, she discusses the legal and practical aspects of implementing a community land trust.


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Susan Witt

Susan Witt is the Executive Director of the Schumacher Center for a New Economics, which she co-founded with Robert Swann in 1980. She has led the development of the Schumacher Center’s highly regarded publications, library, seminars, and other educational programs, which established the Center as a pioneering voice for an economics shaped by social and ecological principles. Deeply engaged … Continued

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