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Legislative and Advocacy Update Legislative and Advocacy Update

Documentary Explores City's Co-op Approach to Solving Problems

Many Hands, a newly released documentary by father and son team Jim and Erik Jones, provides a unique intergenerational approach to exploring the cooperative movement in Austin, Texas, from its inception in the early 1960s to... Read more »
Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteers Return from Zambia Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteers Return from Zambia

Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Bring Critical FEMA Assistance to Housing Co-ops

Hurricane Sandy brought devastation to communities throughout New York, New Jersey and other portions of the Northeast region. Once the storm was over and communities began planning to rebuild, it was realized that housing cooperatives were not... Read more »
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Your Input is Critical - Salary Study for Purchasing Co-op Presidents & CEOs 

Presidents and CEOs of purchasing cooperatives have a daunting task - they are responsible for advancing their cooperative's mission and objectives, making strategic decisions related to their cooperative’s goals, and increasing... Read more »
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Alaskan Senator Mark Begich Supports Credit Union Tax Exemption 

In a July letter to the Senate Finance Committee, Senator Mark Begich (D-AK) stated he supports credit unions and their tax exemption status. Outside of the Washington beltway, regular folks may not be aware that Congress is working to overhaul the existing tax structure. For the last few years... Read more »
Legislative and Advocacy Update Legislative and Advocacy Update

8/6 Webinar: Learn About Current Legislative & Advocacy Matters Impacting Co-ops

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 on important legislation such as tax reform, the farm... Read more »
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Federation Launches History of Cooperatives in Black America

The Federation of Southern Cooperatives Land Assistance Fund emerged in 1967 organized out of the civil rights movement by small Black famers and other low-income people searching for a way to build community across the South. An excerpted history, conducted for publication in The Pennsylvania State University Press, provides... Read more »

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Wed Dec 13 23:00:06 +0000 2017

New co-op development center in #Ohio! Thanks to @usdaRD funds! @OhioState #GoCoop #cooperatives STORY:… https://t.co/Vs62451hMM
Wed Dec 13 23:00:04 +0000 2017

In the battle for #netneutrality can #cooperatives keep the internet democratic? Great piece from @YESmaghttps://t.co/CLds0YmXyo
Wed Dec 13 22:39:04 +0000 2017

RT @RGCcoffee: Very proud to be included in an article by @NCBACLUSA featuring Coop San Antonio in El Salvador. Also thanks to @BlueHarvest

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