Community-Wealth.org Newsletter | May 2013

Dear Colleague, Welcome to our May www.Community-Wealth.org e-newsletter. This month we have a number of updates and features to bring you: Today, May 8 from 4-6 pm (eastern) in Cambridge, MA, The Democracy Collaborative and the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT present the findings of our recent case study: The Anchor Mission: Leveraging the Power …

Investing in Indian Country’s Pine Ridge Reservation

The pioneering Lakota Funds, which brought micro-loans and business training to Indian country, is launching a credit union By Ellie Winninghoff Imagine a reservation the size of Connecticut with 30,000 people living on it who have no access to banking services–and which is ringed by predatory payday lenders. That’s how …