The relationship between local governments and the social economy, was the focus of the Global Social Economy Forum, which took place earlier this month in Montreal, Quebec, a province where roughly 7% of the workforce is employed by a co-op or non-profit business and where public investment in the sector hovers around $100 Million CAD annually.
This interdisciplinary conference will gather academics, practitioners, policy-makers, researchers and educators interested in expanding and deepening democracy anywhere in the world.
The 2015 Summit brings together responsible business leaders from across the country to influence the policies that will help make the American economy more vibrant and just.
Working to build a new economy from the bottom up will require a lot of experimentation. Having a long-term vision can help make sure such new experiments open the door to even more transformative change in how the economy works.
By working together, we can build the next great progressive movement to take back our government and create the kind of just and sustainable economy in which we want to live and work.
NCBA CLUSA's 2015 Annual Cooperatives Conference will focus on advocacy, giving you the opportunity to bring your cooperative issues and voice dire