Topic: Economic Justice

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Event Date: 08/02/2019 (All day)

Affordable For Whom? is a two-day convening focused on the development and preservation of housing that is permanently affordable to the communities to whom our organizations are accountable.

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Event Date: 04/18/2019 - 6:00pm

Join this conversation on how we can move from social control and criminalization to inclusive democracy and liberation.

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Event Date: 01/29/2019 - 12:00pm

Join Stephanie Gutierrez of Hope Nation LLC as she presents her new report An Indigenous Approach to Community Wealth Building: A Lakota Translation and discusses the importance of grounding community wealth building efforts in the values and culture of the communities they serve.

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Event Date: 01/10/2019 - 11:30am

A panel conversation with Brenda Jenkins, founder of the Massachusetts of Color Coalition; Olivia Fenty and Emmanuelle Fede of the Chocolate Project; and Cheyenne Wyzzard-Jones and Florcy Romero of Women of Color in Solidarity.

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Event Date: 01/16/2019 - 1:00pm

In this webinar, Nia Evans of the Boston Ujima Project and Aaron Tanaka of the Center for Economic Democracy will discuss the genesis of the Ujima Project and the rationale for their multi-stakeholder, economic democracy approach to capital, and share details on their new fund. Afterwards, Jed Emerson of Blended Value will help us frame the Ujima Project in the context of the broader purpose of capital.

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Event Date: 04/24/2019 (All day)

In this forum participants will explore how to achieve common global objectives (Sustainable Development Goals and climate change goals) from a local perspective and through social innovation.

Resource
Published December 2018

Covering five years of business progress, the 2017 Worker Cooperative State of the Sector is a report on worker-owned business in the United States. This report is a co-production of Democracy at Work Institute and U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives, drawing upon the latest developments in the field, and deepens our understanding of the sector.

Blog
Posted on 11/19/18

Before we can change any system we must first see and understand it for what it truly is. For Kelly Baker, Interim Co-Director at NEC, that system is philanthropy.

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Published January 2017

This toolkit outlines a range of strategies for how health systems are using their investment assets to help address the resource gaps that keep communities from achieving better health and well-being.

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Published August 2016

This study is the fourth in a series of WealthWorks papers focused on financing rural value chains. It helps value chain practitioners understand emerging opportunities to tap into new place-based forms of finance, across a wide spectrum ranging from crowdfunding to Slow Money, to community development finance and impact investing.

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