January 24, 2014 CBJonline

January 24, 2014
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African Cooperatives Welcome More Graduates from Cooperative Universities
provided by the International Cooperative Alliance


While young people in Tanzania are unable to find employment largely due to a lack of qualifications, over 2,254 students obtained degrees in co-operative studies from a co-operative university college based in Moshi. Read more »

Credit Union Campaign for Madison Homeless Students Raises $34,000 and Counting
by Pat Schneider, The Capital Times 


It's hard to succeed in school when you don't have a home. Donations to the Transition Education Program (TEP) are helping provide a safe clean place for local students to shower and get ready in the morning, school supplies and basic personal items, and the funds needed just to be included in school activities Read more »

Electric Co-op Celebrates 75 years of Service


For three quarters of a century, Laurens Electric Cooperative has been supplying the people of Laurens, South Carolina and surrounding areas with the power to heat their homes, cook good food, and the opportunity to support the local economy through the cooperative model. To celebrate they decided to give back to the communities they serve by performing 75 acts of kindness with a value up to $500 per act. Read more »


2014 Membership Campaign


Did you know? Not only can your cooperative support the movement with your organizational membership, but we also offer individual membership starting at $150 per year.  This is an excellent opportunity to raise the profile of cooperatives one member at a time Read more »


How Young Farmers Are Using Co-op's to Build Successful Farms


On January 30th the National Young Farmers Coalition and the Democracy at Work Institute will be offering a webinar on how cooperative businesses are helping to build local food economies and support young farmers… Read More >>

2014 Austin Cooperative Summit April 4-5


The 2nd annual Austin Cooperative Summit is scheduled for April 4th and 5th, 2014. This year's summit is called Towards Shared Abundance and Prosperity. The keynote speaker will be Dr. John Park, the Roy G Davis Professor of Agricultural Cooperatives at Texas A&M University... Read More >>

Consumer Federation of America's

National Savings Forum
May 21, 2014


This spring, the Consumer Federation of America will host the National Savings Forum on Wednesday, May 21 in downtown Washington, DC... Read More >>


2014 Purchasing Conference & Annual Meeting 


This year marks the first time NCBA CLUSA's Purchasing Cooperatives Conference & Annual Meeting will join forces to bring you a full week of cooperative networking and collaboration... Read More >>

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The National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA) is the trade association for cooperative businesses in the United States and an international development organization. NCBA CLUSA provides cross-sector education, technical assistance, and advocacy that helps co-ops thrive. For nearly 100 years, NCBA CLUSA has sought to advance and protect cooperative enterprises, highlighting the impact that cooperatives have in bettering the lives of individuals and families. In the last 60 years, NCBA CLUSA has grown its international development portfolio to over $34 million of active programs in 15 countries.

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