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CCEDNet Highlights from 2014Last year was a very full one for CCEDNet. This overview of our notable accomplishments in 2014 tells part of the story, with thanks to our members and funders who make it all possible.
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Voices of New Economies Blog SeriesThe Voices of New Economies series is collectively curated by One Earth and The Canadian CED Network and led by Cities for People. This series is an exploration of what it takes to build the economies we need - ones that work for people, places, and the planet. Check out the first in this series, What do we mean by "The New Economy" and what does it have to do with cities? Read more >>
Ushering in the New Economy at the Local Level If more people have access to community economic development learning opportunities, more community economic development action will emerge in Calgary. That’s the bet, if you will, that Thrive Calgary, the city’s community economic development network, is making as it prepares to launch a new learning community early in the new year. Read more >>
Call for Papers & Stories: Building Resilient Communities ConferenceBuilding Resilient Community Conference invites explorations of how minorities, small towns, peripheries, aboriginal communities, and those with little money, status, voice or political leverage can rise to the occasion and chart liveable futures. Read more >>
Webinar Recording: Policy Priorities for CED Did you miss our webinar on January 9th? Want to know what the conversation was as we get set to finalize our 2015 policy priorities for CED? Check out the FREE webinar recording and access the additional resources. Read more >>
Co-operatives in a Post-growth Era: Creating Co-operative EconomicsFeaturing a remarkable roster of internationally renowned critical thinkers, Co-operatives in a Post-Growth Era presents a feasible alternative for a more environmentally sustainable and equitable economic system - specifically, the co-operative business model. This is an essential book for students, policymakers and concerned citizens looking for a practical way to change the current stagnant economic paradigm. Read more >>
Community Banking Partnership: Legal Structures that WorkThis report is an initial attempt to summarize the experience of Amercian community development credit unions and draw lessons for other organizations thinking about following in the footsteps of these exemplary institutions. The report shows that the American CDCU group structures have enabled multiple problems related to financial exclusion to be addressed in effective and positive ways. Read more >>
John McKnight Interview at Community: Programs and Policies
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