Broad coalition launches #PublicBankNYC campaign

Public Banking Institute News: June 7, 2018 Coalition of grassroots groups launches “paradigm shift” campaign for #PublicBankNYC Activists from more than two dozen grassroots organizations including New Economy Project and Public Bank NYC took to the streets of Wall Street on Tuesday to launch a campaign for a NYC Public …

The 2018 CONAPAC environmental science and conservation workshop

The 2018 CONAPAC environmental science and conservation workshop for 100 Peruvian grade school teachers in the rural Amazon has been a powerful continuation to collaborative rainforest care in the state of Loreto.  It has added depth, encouragement, and international visibility to the conservation efforts that are led by teachers. In …

Why Net Neutrality Matters for Business

Published on May 8, 2018 Join ASBC, businesses and leading policy experts to learn why net neutrality protections need to be restored to protect an innovative, open, and competitive internet. Last December, the FCC dismantled net neutrality protections for businesses and consumers. The rules prevented internet service providers from blocking …

Seattle issues RFP; Big banks set to hike city & state interest rates

Public Banking Institute News: February 27, 2018 City of Seattle releases RFP for Public Bank Feasibility Study Seattle has made their effort to create a Public Bank official by issuing a request for proposals for a Seattle Public Bank feasibility study. The city expects the final report to be submitted …

Co-Op News, Events and Features: By NCBS CLUSA

The Administration’s infrastructure plan could create opportunities for co-op sector engagement, especially in spurring rural development. [photo courtesy Bloomberg] Co-ops integral to Administration’s infrastructure plan, but RCDG funding must be preserved The nation’s cooperative businesses are poised to be an integral part of achieving a 10-year infrastructure plan released by …

Exciting Events Coming Up!

In This Issue ·         Conservation 2.0 and Regenerating Landscapes ·         Farmland Rental Open House  ·         Equinox Sensory Celebration ·         Family Garden Day ·         Wildcrafting and Herbalism Workshop Update  Get Involved Community Solutions News February 14, 2018 Conservation 2.0 and Regenerating Landscapes Join the Tecumseh Land Trust and Community Solutions for …

The MONDRAGON REPORT 2017

As of May 2016, Praxis Peace Institute completed its seventh seminar and tour of the Mondragón Cooperatives in the Basque region of Spain. These seminars have had a profound effect on the state of cooperatives in the United States and on the education about cooperatives. Before 2008, very few Americans, …

I heart Public Banks! and VIDEO: Step by steps from Divest LA on TYT

“Ethical Markets supports the growing movement for public banking and we are honored that the founder, lawyer Ellen Brown, of the Public Banking Institute, is on our Advisory Board and I wrote a Foreword to her current book: “The Public Bank Solution“ ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“   Public Banking Institute News: …

Registration is now open for the 2018 Annual Conference

  Registration for the 2018 Annual Conference is now open!   Join us this October for the largest gathering of credit unions with a mission of community development and financial inclusion in the country, with plenaries and sessions that focus on empowering unbanked and underbanked consumers.   2018 Annual Conference Wyndham …