In this powerful clip, PolicyLink's Angela Glover Blackwell connects today's unrelenting cases of police violence to systemic causes, underlining the urgency of systemic solutions. "You, as an individual in this society," she concludes, "may not carry personal racism. But that does not keep the system from operating in a racist way."
Video: The Cleveland Model: How the Evergreen Cooperatives Build Community Wealth
Video: Highlights from the 2014 Jacksonville Community Wealth Building Roundtable
With the encouragement of ICARE (The Interfaith Coalition for Action, Reconciliation and Empowerment), the City of Jacksonville invited The Democracy Collaborative to organize an exploratory conversation around community wealth building as a means of addressing local poverty and economic marginalization.
Video: Creating Jobs by Building Community Wealth
Our research director Steve Dubb is joined by REDF's Carla Javits for a conversation around "Big Ideas for Job Creation" at the Aspen Institute, focusing on transforming anchor institution procurement to strengthen local economies and using social enterprise to create employment opportunities.
Video: Redefining Rustbelt: Ted Howard on The Anchor Dashboard
Video: The Anchor Dashboard at the Department of Housing and Urban Development
In November, the Democracy Collaborative's Ted Howard and Sarah McKinley, along with Charles Rutheiser of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, presented The Anchor Dashboard as part of a national webcast at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.