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Guide to Going Local

The Center for a New American Dream and the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) have joined forces to publish this Guide to Going Local. It's full of ideas and advice on how to strengthen the local economy in your town: through buying local, highlighting new entrepreneurs, instilling local pride, investing locally, and more.

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Supporting Self-Governance in Nonprofits


Tuesday, July 11, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm


This is a webinar



Participants will reflect on common challenges within nonprofit organizations and learn how implementing dynamic, democratic, work self-governance can provide solutions. Folks will leave this webinar understanding how to create a relationship with their Board of Directors that empowers staff to have autonomy to remain responsive to the needs of their community. Lead by the Sustainable Economies Law Center, speakers will also provide an overview of how management within self-directed organizations function. 

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