Food and Urban Agriculture
Cooperative Grocers Information Network
P.O. Box 399
Arcata, CA 95518
CGIN (Cooperative Grocers’ Information Network) is a membership organization founded to support the growth and development of food co-ops. Given the increasingly competitive climate all food co-ops operate in, CGIN aims to help co-ops maximize their collective resources and keep them, as independent groups, from being put at a competitive disadvantage.
Worldwide Council of Credit Unions
5710 Mineral Point Road
Madison, WI 53705-4493
In pursuit of its vision to improve people’s lives through credit unions, the mission of World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) is to be the world’s leading advocate, platform, development agency and good governance model for credit unions.
National Association of Housing Cooperatives
1444 I Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005-6542
The National Association of Housing Cooperatives is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit national federation of housing cooperatives, mutual housing associations, other resident-owned or controlled housing, professionals, organizations, and individuals interested in promoting the interests of cooperative housing communities. Incorporated in 1960, NAHC is the only national cooperative housing organization.
1325 G St., NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005-3100
NeighborWorks America creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives and strengthen their communities. By offering in-depth training and tools, NeighborWorks America serves local nonprofits that share in its mission to strengthen communities.
Since 1964 TPCF has administered over $2.5 million dollars in grant programs going towards the development of many types of cooperatives. With grants from many sources both public and private TPCF has developed not only food coops but credit unions, cable television cooperatives, health cooperatives and housing cooperatives.
50 United Drive
West Bridgewater, MA 02379
Our founders envisioned a food system that empowers farmers and consumers, supports small farmer co-ops, and uses sustainable farming methods. A Cooperative which provides training and resources.
Green America (formerly Co-op America until 2009)
1612 K Street NW, Suite 600, Washington DC 20006
Harnesses economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society. Special Project in Fair Trade
Social and Health Services
The Association Internationale de la Mutualité (AIM)
AIM is a grouping of autonomous health insurance and social protection bodies operating according to the principles of solidarity and non-profit-making orientation. Mutual societies grouped together within AIM are groupings of persons with social-welfare objectives and without a profit motive, whose goal is to provide protection against the consequences of various social risks to their members and members’ families. They generally furnish social welfare coverage and access to social services financed on the basis of solidarity, whose scope is defined democratically by the members.
Center for Economic and Social Justice
P.O. Box 40711, Washington, D.C. 20016
CESJ is a non-profit educational center, think tank and social action catalyst. We are dedicated to a free enterprise approach to economic and social justice for all, through equal opportunities to capital ownership for every person.
Special project on Justice-based Management. [Go to website to highlight what there under practioner section/management]
Civic Practice Networks
60 Turner Street
Waltham, MA 02154
Born of the movement for a “new citizenship” and “civic revitalization,” CPN is a collaborative and nonpartisan project dedicated to bringing practical tools for public problem solving into community and institutional settings across America.
Highlander Research and Education Center
1959 Highlander Way
New Market, TN 37820
Phone: (865) 933-3443 Fax: (865) 933-3424
Highlander serves as a catalyst for grassroots organizing and movement building in Appalachia and the South. We work with people fighting for justice, equality and sustainability, supporting their efforts to take collective action to shape their own destiny. Provides wide range of resources, news and leadership training for grassroots leaders related, among other things to International Economic Justice and Workers Rights, International Peace and Solidarity, Environmental Justice, and Discrimination.