This Q&A with one of the founders of the Local Investment Opportunities Network in Washington state explores LION’s groundbreaking work to create ways to connect local investors with local businesses in need of loans. Read the interview.
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Center for a New American Dream offers a wealth of resources for building community engagement and resilience. A Community Action Kit consists of two downloadable action guides, Guide to Sharing and Guide to Going Local, as well as a great set of resources for growing a local food system. Each is geared toward helping people organize and implement locally-based projects, with concrete project ideas, step-by-step tips, video stories, and more. A linked series of webinars contains tips and ideas from people who have already completed successful projects. Center for a New American Dream also contains a wealth of other programs around the themes of “Beyond Consumerism” and “Redefining the Dream.” Visit website.
A 173p workbook detailing how to spearhead economic development from a local economy perspective; co-authored by Michael Shuman. Free preview; purchase the workbook. Visit website to learn more.