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Lessons & Aftershocks from the Local Economy Fellowship

Angie Hawk Maiden: As I prepare for ACEnet’s 30th Anniversary and our largest ever fundraising campaign, I’ve recognized so much of what I learned in the BALLE Fellowship manifesting itself in the ways I am now able to do this work.

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Making the Case For Localism: Bullitt Foundation

The Bullitt Foundation, one of the most influential foundations in the Pacific Northwest, seeks to mitigate the footprint of human beings on the region’s environment. Beyond grantmaking, in 2013 they finished construction on a new office building…

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The First Immersion: BALLE-RSF Community Foundation Circle

The collaborative Community Foundation Circle is a natural extension of RSF Social Finance’s commitment to building the field of social finance and BALLE’s mandate to connect leaders, spread solutions and attract investment for local econom…

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December Fellows News Roundup

In December, Harper S.E. Bishop was part of a walkout at Buffalo City Hall, Sarita Role Schaffer’s Viva Farms celebrated a win for minority farmers, Alfa Demmellash was honored with two awards, Kimber Lanning published a powerful editori…

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Making the Case For Localism: Prospera

Prospera (formerly WAGES, Women’s Action to Gain Economic Security), is a nonprofit organization that has built a network of five worker-owned cleaning cooperatives that specialize in using environmentally friendly cleaning techniques, thereby pr…

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Feb

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Fellows bring Localism to Commonwealth Club, IEDC events

BALLE Fellows Sara Day Evans and Euneika Rogers-Sipp sat down for a Public Forum podcast on regenerative agriculture at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco last week. Monday, BALLE Fellow Angie Hawk Maiden…

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Rebuilding with Race in Mind: A Mini Case Study

BALLE Fellow Crystal German runs the Minority Business Accelerator at the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, which was launched as part of a city-wide response to civic unrest following the police shooting of an unarmed black youth in 2001. The first of …

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Rebuilding with Race in Mind: Two Worlds, One Mission

BALLE Fellow Crystal German runs the Minority Business Accelerator at the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, which was launched as part of a city-wide response to civic unrest following the police shooting of an unarmed black youth in 2001. The second of…

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Rebuilding with Race in Mind: Four Businesses Creating Opportunity for All

BALLE Fellow Crystal German runs the Minority Business Accelerator at the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, which was launched as part of a city-wide response to civic unrest following the police shooting of an unarmed black youth in 2001. The third of …

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Food, Soil, and Climate Change: BALLE’s Carbon Soil Convening

Jan 31 – Feb 1, BALLE convened a group of 30 local economy leaders including BALLE Fellows and members of our Local Economy Investment Group for a deep dive into the potential power of fighting climate change by sequestering carbon…

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