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New Film FOOD CHAINS…not to miss!

A new documentary film, FOOD CHAINS is coming soon to a theater near you, beginning NOVEMBER 21st  If you are interested in farm workers and the food industry, this is an important film to see.  Its executive producers, Eric Schlosser, … Continue reading

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Great Summer Opportunity! Global Social Innovation Fellowship

Duke University’s Global Policy and Governance summer program combines internships with socially innovative organizations in Geneva and London, and an intensive academic course on global social innovation. Fellows receive a unique opportunity to combine academic and experiential perspectives on how … Continue reading

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Activating Impact: Lend for America’s 6th Annual Summit

Learn how to put microfinance into practice in your campus community! Join hundreds of students across the country on November 15-16, 2014 at UC Berkeley’s historic International House for Lend for America’s 6th Annual Summit.  Registration available through October 31st. … Continue reading

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Looking for resources related to social justice public policy?

Anne Larason Schneider, Professor Emeritus and former Dean of the College of Public Programs at Arizona State University, provides Legislative alerts on socially-just public policy in Arizona as part of the Unitarian Universalist Justice Arizona Network.  If you are interested … Continue reading

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What do unions and cooperatives have in common?

In 2009 the United Steel Workers (USW) collaborated with Mondragon Cooperatives, the world’s largest worker-owned cooperative, to start to develop unionized, worker-owned cooperatives in the US and Canada.  As a result of this partnership, USW and the Ohio Employee Ownership … Continue reading

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New Democracy Collaborative report on policies effective at revitalizing communities

The Democracy Collaborative report offers a representative survey of some key emerging best practices in state and local policy-making to support community wealth building—designed to support economic inclusion goals, create quality jobs with family-supporting wages, address generational poverty, stabilize communities … Continue reading

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Northern Arizona Economic Development Regional Symposium

The Arizona Association for Economy Development is hosting a symposium on PARTNERSHIPS THAT WORK.   The symposium, which will take place on Friday, October 17th  provides an opportunity for information gathering and networking and will include a guided tour of the … Continue reading

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Amazing opportunity for those researching Quality of Life issues

The Region of Tuscany has launched an international call for proposals on Quality of Life research.   If you are a young researcher and are doing work in any of the following aspects of Quality of Life, this is an amazing … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Row CDC is looking for artists!

Roosevelt Row is participating in Wednesday Wind Up at Civic Space Park to activate downtown Phoenix with art!  Are you an artist and want to get involved?  They are looking for a wide range of talent- musical performers, dancers, fine artists … Continue reading

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Information about the 2014 NASCO conference

Registration is now open for NASCO (North American Students of Cooperation) Institute 2014, taking place November 7-9 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This year’s conference theme “Co-ops for Life: Owning our Future,” focuses on the importance of individual and organizational development … Continue reading

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