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Saturday, May 17, 2014

A Light Unto Cities - QFINANCE 05/18/2014


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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Democracy Collaborative Facebook, Democracy Collaborative, and Smart Incentives,

  • Advancing a new understanding of democracy for the 21st century and promoting new strategies and innovations in community development that enhance democratic life.Promoting new strategies and innovations in community development that enhance democratic life.The Collaborative is a national leader in the field of community development through our Community Wealth Building Initiative. The Initiative sustains a wide range of projects involving research, training, policy development, and community-focused work designed to promote an asset-based paradigm and increase support for the field across-the-board.
  • The Democracy Collaborative was established in 2000 to advance a new understanding of democracy for the 21st century and to promote new strategies and innovations in community development that enhance democratic life.Our goal is to change the prevailing paradigm of community economic development–and of the economy as a whole—in the United States toward a new emphasis and system based on:Broadening ownership and stewardship over capitalDemocracy at the workplaceStabilizing community and emphasizing localityEquitable and inclusive growthEnvironmental, social, and institutional sustainabilityThe Collaborative is a national leader in the field of community development through our Community Wealth Building Initiative. The Initiative sustains a wide range of projects involving research, training, policy development, and community-focused work designed to promote an asset-based paradigm and increase support for the field across-the-board.
  • As economic development practitioners for the past 15 years, we have watched incentives become more important to the day-to-day work of economic developers. This is true for communities small and large, rural and urban, with large economic development staffs and with volunteer leadership. We have developed Smart Incentives because we believe that it is vital for economic development groups to have access to high-quality business intelligence, data and analytical tools in order to make the best decisions for their community.

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Aspiration | Better Tools for a Better World 05/02/2014


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