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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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Leveraging the cooperative advantage for women’s empowerment and gender equality

The International Labour Organization’s Co-operative Branch and the World of Work Series have put out two new briefs  on Gender Equality and Domestic Workers. Leveraging the cooperative advantage for women’s empowerment and gender equality.   To read more about how cooperative … Continue reading

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BALLE is coming to Phoenix next summer!

What is BALLE?  Business Alliance for Local Living Economies.  Not your run of the mill business alliance, their mission is localism and they are strong advocates of a new economy- one that supports healthy local ecosystems moving communities forward by … Continue reading

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What can your organization do to advocate for/support voter’s rights?

Just because the IRS prohibits partisan political activity for 501(c)(3) organizations doesn’t mean it is irrelevant for political mobilization.  Quite the opposite! Bolder Advocacy has some great resources to understand how your organization can promote voter education/social advocacy before the … Continue reading

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Cooperatives and Sustainable Development

CICOPA, the International Organisation of Industrial and Service Cooperatives, has recently published the results of the study “Cooperatives as builders of sustainable development”. The research highlights how worker, social and artisans’ co-operatives are contributing to sustainable development understood as an … Continue reading

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The Community Affairs Officers of the Federal Reserve System are soliciting papers related to Economic Mobility

The Community Affairs Officers of the Federal Reserve System welcome your interest in submitting a paper for the ninth biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference which will take place in Washington, D.C., April 2-3, 2015. Over the years … Continue reading

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Tired of a stalled Congress? Participate in national voter registration day and help tip the political equation toward more social action!

National voter registration day is Tuesday, September 23rd .  Help improve Arizona’s voter turnout record (AZ currently ranks 45th nation wide for voter turnout according to The Arizona We Want 2.0) To become a partner of National Voter Registration Day … Continue reading

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