Newsletters

Our monthly email newsletter provides an essential overview of the latest news and state of the art developments in community wealth building. Check out the archives below.



July 2012

  • Forces for Good Highlights Successful Nonprofit Practices
  • UN Study Highlights Pathway to a Sustainable Economy
  • Demand for Urban Agriculture Sites Increases in San Francisco
  • Los Angeles Case Study Provides Road Map for Effective Movement Building
  • 2012 Report Calls for Broad Policy Change that Promotes Asset Building
  • Community Wealth Approach Leads to Economic Revival in the Basque Country
  • Surveys Demonstrate the Strength of the Co-op Sector during the Recession
  • Clean Tech Industry Proves its Ability to Create Jobs
  • Building Civic Infrastructure is Key to Creating a Resilient Economy
  • Report Highlights Federal Policies that Foster Asset Building
  • Communities Embrace City Role in Reclaiming their Energy Sources
  • Islanders Partner with Credit Union and Receive Substantial Control and New Branch
  • Report Claims that CDFIs are More Effective as Regional Networks
  • Comprehensive Guide Offers Advocacy Tools for Increasing Affordable Housing
  • Job Guarantee Model Stresses Role of Nonprofits in Creating Jobs
  • Interviews with Community Wealth Builder Raquel Pinderhughes
  • 28th in Our Continuing Series of Community-Wealth Cities: San Francisco, California
  • National Organizations Stress Co-ops Ability to Scale-up
  • Ohio Conference Focuses on Employee Ownership's Role in Improving the Economy
  • Community Reinvestment Conference Advocates for Equitable Local Solutions
  • BRIDGE Housing
  • The Cooperative Teach-In
  • Delancey Street Foundation
  • Food Co-op Initiative
  • New Economies Institute
  • We the Owners: Employees Expanding the American Dream

April 2012

  • Shuman Offers a Road Map to Investing Locally and Sustainably
  • Collins Surveys Rising Global Wealth Inequality
  • America's Cooperative Movement Achieves New Growth and Success
  • Report Shows that Valuing and Engaging Employees Creates Business Success
  • Global Recession Reveals Strengths and Successes of Public Sector Banks
  • PolicyLink Offers Recommendations for an Equitable Foreclosure Recovery
  • Food Advocate Highlights Health Sector's Key Role in Sustainable Food Production
  • Denver Health System Becomes Public Sector Star
  • Survey Provides Most Comprehensive Look At Community Land Trusts To Date
  • Usage and Impact of Community Workforce Agreements Increase Nationwide
  • Opportunity Finance Network Rolls Out Next Generation Vision for CDFIs
  • CFED's Scorecard Gives Low Marks to Americans' Financial Insecurity
  • Study Scores States on 'Good Job' Standards for Economic Development Subsidies
  • Interview with Community Wealth Builder, Caroline Murray
  • 27th in Our Continuing Series of Community-Wealth Cities: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Controlling the Corporation
  • Blue Hills Community Services (Kansas City, Missouri)
  • Central Corridor Funders Collaborative (St. Paul, MN)
  • Co-opoly
  • ImpactAssets (Bethesda, MD)

January 2012

  • Occupy Movement Voices Call for a More Equitable and Democratic Future
  • New Economy Working Group Offers a Main Street Fix for Wall Street's Failures
  • Impact Investing Makes Positive Dent in Social, Environmental Issues
  • Occupy Movement Invites Ideas for Strengthening Democratic, Participatory Life
  • Hollender Offers Firms 10 Steps To Meet their Social, Environmental Obligations
  • International Year of Cooperatives May Usher in New Financial Support To Start Co-ops
  • Concentrated Poverty Growth in 2000s Erases Positive Gains of the 1990s
  • Movement Leaders and Philanthropic Funders Need To Co-Create New Metrics
  • Residential Segregation of Families by Income Doubles from 1970 to 2009
  • Six Cities Tackle the Foreclosure Crisis To Build More Resilient Communities
  • Study Shows Which Corporations Paid Their Fair Share in Taxes from 2008 to 2010
  • Interviews with Community Wealth Builders: Paul Hazen
  • The twentieth-sixth in our continuing series of profiles of Community Wealth Cities: Houston, Texas
  • Community Wealth Builders Talk Strategies for Increasing Equity
  • University Leaders Gather To Advance University-Community Partnerships
  • The Alliance for Multicultural Community Services
  • Big Ideas for Jobs
  • Burnett Staffing Specialists
  • Econ 4
  • USA International Year of Cooperatives

October 2011

  • American Sustainable Business Council Advances Policy Solutions and Makes the Business Case for a Sustainable Economy
  • Strong Cultures of Employee Engagement Produce Business Success
  • Cuyahoga County Land Bank Charts Innovative Direction
  • Bottom-Up Approaches Address Economic System Failure
  • Federal Asset-Building Policies Need to Offer More Opportunities for Low- and Moderate-Income Americans
  • Ohio's Business Tax Subsidies Undermine Smart Growth
  • Rust Belt Cities Develop Innovative Revitalization Strategies
  • Rural Communities Benefit from Impact Investing
  • Study Puts Information to Work for the Green Economy
  • Interviews with Community Wealth Builders: Carla Javits
  • C-W City, Fall 2011: Columbus, Ohio
  • North American Co-op Educators Plan for International Year of Cooperatives
  • Worker Co-op Conference Addresses Challenges of Growth
  • The Co-operative News - The Global News Hub
  • The Curriculum on Cooperatives for Graduate Schools
  • Wealth Creation in Rural Communities
  • Campus Partners

July 2011

  • Study Traces History of a Connecticut Economic Democracy Movement
  • Land Banks Yield New Tools for Economic Recovery
  • Local Currencies Offer Leverage for Sustainable Local Economies
  • Earn Profits While Supporting Your Local Community
  • Alternative Housing Policies Challenge "Market" Response to Housing Crisis
  • Economic and Social Inclusion Point Way to Sustained Economic Growth
  • Disparities in Wealth Perpetuate Inequality in Communities of Color
  • Collaborative Strategies Support Low- and Moderate-Income Communities
  • National Co-op Publication Features Evergreen Laundry As Model For Sustainability
  • Community Wealth Builders Find Innovative Ways to Leverage Stimulus Dollars
  • Bank of North Dakota Furnishes Model for Better Banking
  • More Main Street Stock Exchanges In the Works for U.S.
  • Interviews with Community Wealth Builders: Bernie Mazyck
  • The twenty-fourth in our continuing series of profiles of Community Wealth Cities: Austin, Texas
  • CDC Movement Addresses New Challenges
  • Community Reinvestment Advocates Promote Local Solutions to Economic Crisis
  • Co-ops Address New Challenges in Times of Economic Uncertainty
  • Inequality.org
  • Litecontrol
  • The Neighboring Food Co-op Association
  • Third Coast Workers for Cooperation (TCWC)

April 2011

  • Public Policy Can Expand Impact Investing
  • Local Food Production Generates Large-Scale Economic Benefits
  • Alternative Economic Development Strategies Stabilize Urban Economies
  • A New Vision for Business Enterprise Promotes Broader Stakeholder Participation
  • Living Cities Calls for a "New Normal"
  • Business Network Creates Green Economy ToolKit
  • Rural Communities Build Community Wealth
  • Shared-Equity Housing Shares Rights and Risks, Not Just Equity
  • Payments in Lieu of Taxes: Balancing Municipal and Nonprofit Interests
  • New City Strategies Build Economic Security for Low-Income Americans
  • Bank-On Programs Bring Banking Services to the "Unbanked"
  • Social Impact Bonds Aim to Shift Public Funding to Focus on Results
  • Community Ownership Advocated in Renewable Energy Study
  • Report Evaluates Community Organizing as an Education Reform Strategy
  • C-W.org Interview with John Emmeus Davis
  • Community Wealth Cities: Memphis, Tennessee
  • Green Jobs Advocates Aim to Build Movement at the Grassroots
  • American Sustainable Business Council
  • Cultivate.coop
  • Fair Food Network
  • LeMoyne-Owen College CDC
  • Public Banking Institute

January 2011

  • Past Mistakes in Nonprofit Sector Provide Learning Opportunities
  • Community-Based Strategies Tackle Foreclosure Crisis
  • Guide Provides CDFI Industry with Strategies For Improvement
  • Civic Engagement Opportunities Show Potential for Low-Income Individuals
  • Community Land Trusts Build Wealth and Maintain Affordability
  • Asset-Building Policy Agenda Outlined for 2011
  • Report Calls for Comprehensive Approach to Mitigate Foreclosures
  • Inadequate Social Safety Nets Create Need for Asset-based Social Policy
  • California Community College Partnerships Show Potential
  • Speth Calls on Progressives and Environmentalists to Join Forces
  • Childhood Development Accounts Help Families Save for Children's Future
  • C-W.org Interview with Lisa Hagerman
  • Community Wealth Cities: Louis, Missouri
  • Community Revitalization Advocates Gather in Cleveland, Ohio
  • University Leaders Gather to Advance University-Community Partnerships
  • Bank on San Francisco
  • Cities for Financial Empowerment
  • Cooperative Food Employment Directive (CoFed)
  • Pagedale Development Project (Washington University)
  • University Northside Partnership

December 2010

  • The Evergreen Cooperative Initiative featured in PBS broadcast
  • Evergreen focus of NBC Nightly News story
  • Community Economic Development Embraces Shift in Practice
  • New York Times reporter Davis Segal article
  • The Road Half Traveled: University Engagement at a Crossroads

October 2010

  • Seeds of Change Examines ACORN's Rise and Fall
  • Jane Addams Biography Highlights Early Community Partnerships
  • Community Economic Development Embraces Shift in Practice
  • What Can Community Groups Do?
  • Asset-Based Community Development Provides Antidote to Consumerism
  • Social Enterprises Gain Public Sector Funding in UK and US
  • Credit Unions Weather the Recession, Add Membership and Keep Lending
  • New Orleans Emerges From Hurricane Katrina's Shadow
  • Community-Owned Businesses Step Up to Fill In Market Gaps
  • Aspen Looks at Ways to Scale Up U.S. Microenterprise
  • Survey Highlights Social Enterprise Trends
  • Harkavy Calls on Universities to Expand Role in Local Community Development
  • Interview with John Taylor
  • Community Wealth Cities: New York, New York
  • Co-op Educators Gather in Cleveland to Discuss New Co-op Development
  • Asset Building Advocates Press for Shift to ‘Save and Invest' Economy
  • US Worker Co-op Federation Holds Fourth Biennial National Conference
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation
  • Chicago News Cooperative
  • Colors
  • Connective Corridor
  • Sustainable Economies Law Center

July 2010

  • Study Documents High Social Costs of Sprawl
  • Reader Provides Comprehensive Look at Community Land Trust Movement
  • Fitzgerald Highlights Efforts To Create "Green" Future in U.S. Cities
  • Social Enterprise Guide Offers Best Practices, Tools, and Guidance
  • Communities Fight Back Against Absentee Investors
  • Brookings Calls for New Federal Approach to Revitalize Cities
  • Essays Examine Impact of Place-Based Community Development
  • Financial Insecurity Threatens African-American and Latino Seniors
  • Clean Cars Provide Green Jobs Opportunity
  • Households with Children Face Widening Asset Poverty
  • New CDC Census Highlights Industry Achievements
  • Asset-Building Legislation Gains Ground in FY 2011 Budget
  • University Endowment Speculation Hurts Local Communities
  • Obama's Budget Funds New Community Wealth Building Initiatives
  • C-W.org Interview with Melissa Hoover
  • Community Wealth Cities: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Social Enterprise Leaders Seek Policy Advances
  • Co-op Annual Meetings Address Economic Transformation
  • Green Jobs Advocates Brace for Long Struggle
  • CDC Leaders Assess State of the Movement
  • California Center for Cooperative Development
  • Center for Community Progress
  • Ecotrust
  • Emerald Cities Collaborative
  • Tipitina's Music Office Co-op