Category Archives: Resources

Pro Bono Week October 19-25th

National Pro Bono Week is October 19-25th!  Downtown Phoenix Inc, will be hosting a variety of events at their Downtown Engagement Lab at Arizona Center. The events are supported by a coalition of organizations including: CO+HOOTS Foundation, Hands on Greater … 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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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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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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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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Want to get more involved in building alliances for change?

SIGN UP HERE  for the Alliance for Justice Webinar on October 8th (2-3pm  PT) This one hour seminar will discuss how different types of organizations…unions, political organizations, nonprofit serve and educational orgs can get together.  There will be a specific … Continue reading

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Looking for grants to support your sustainability/environmental justice project? Check out these upcoming opportunities

PATAGONIA offers funds of up to $12,000 for environmental work—particularly work that focuses on local habitat, biodiversity and ecosystem protection.  They are especially interested in supporting small, grassroots, activist organizations with provocative direct-action agendas, working on multi-pronged campaigns.  Upcoming proposal … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunity from the Ittleson Foundation

The Ittleson Foundation is dedicated to serving the needs of the underprivileged and providing resources for organizations. The Foundation provide funds for new initiatives and model projects that have the potential to greatly enhance public policy and the lives of … Continue reading

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The World Cooperative Monitor wants to hear from you

If you are part of a Cooperative, the World Cooperative Monitor wants to hear from you! The European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises (Euricse) and the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) are calling on co-operatives to contribute to the … Continue reading

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Toolkit and information about registering your coop with the Co-operative Marque!

Domains.com has created a Toolkit to encourage more organizations to complete their Co-operative Identity with a .coop domain and the Co-operative Marque.  The Toolkit includes a downloadable a poster, video tutorials, editorial, buttons for your website and newsletters and a … Continue reading

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