CDI friend and ally Jim Wadsworth has been named the 2017 Unsung Hero Award recipient for his work at the USDA as an agricultural economist in Cooperative Programs. He has spent years in co-op education as a researcher and is
The state’s many cooperative and employee owned businesses demonstrate how we can create a foundation for prosperity with equity in Maine’s next economy.
Jeanee Wright, our Housing Program Specialist in CDI’s NEROC Program, shares how empowering affordable housing residents enables them to meet their needs—and what more we can do to support them.
CDI’s intern Arhi Tallon spent the summer researching policy and case studies and learning the ropes of cooperative development. His reflections on the experience can be found below. This summer I was really happy to get the opportunity to do
We recently teamed up with Cabot Creamery, the Association of Vermont Credit Unions, and VSECU to build a database of every co-op in the state of Vermont. Now, the results are in! The high-profile cooperative census has helped to create
Many thanks to Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) for re-introducing a bill to foster cooperative development throughout the country, H.R. 2437, the Creating Jobs Through Cooperatives Act. See http://fattah.house.gov/news2/new-legislation-helps-drive-the-national-cooperative-movement/.
Legislative and Advocacy Update Tuesday, June 4, 2013 • 12 – 1 pm, Eastern Join NCBA CLUSA President and CEO Mike Beall and Capitol Hill professionals as they discuss cooperative legislative matters and current issues in Washington. With Congress working
Advocacy 101 for Co-ops WebinarToday, Tuesday, July 31, 3-4 p.m., Eastern There’s Still Time to Register!It’s not too late to attend this complimentary webinar, co-produced by the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA) and the Campaign for Cooperation.
Mark your calendars – Tuesday, July 31st, 3pm ESTThe Campaign for Cooperation is hosting a webinar to discuss effective ways co-op supporters can engage with elected officials. We will specifically discuss the National Cooperative Development Act, update you on its
It’s official,Congressman Chaka Fattah introduced the National Cooperative Development Act – H.R. 3677 on December 15th.“It’s high time for Cooperatives — a great idea that has emerged from and gained success in our urban neighborhoods as well as rural communities