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Phil Murphy, New Jersey Lead Gubernatorial Candidate Shares His Public Banking Plan

Watch as Phil Murphy explains his plan for what a State Bank of New Jersey can do for the people of his state. This candidate knows what he’s talking about, …

Columbus Metropolitan Club Luncheon: Starting and Funding Start-up Businesses

Columbus Metropolitan Club: The forum, “Be the Boss: Starting and Funding New Business,” will highlight funding sources available to small businesses, …

How Cooperative Grocery Stores are Bringing Food Access to Low-Income Neighborhoods

Think food co-ops can only exist in wealthy neighborhoods? Think again, and then check out this exciting new resource from the Cooperative Development …

It’s Easy Being Green at City Folks Farm Shop

City Folks Farm shop in Clintonville is an independent locally owned business commited to being a community resource for urban homesteading supplies and …

An Alternative Way to Save

New Invest Local Ohio Fund Offers Individuals an Alternative Way to Save ECDI – the Economic and Community Development Institute – has created an …

The Multiplier Effect of Buying Local

When we buy from locally owned businesses, more money stays in the local economy and multiplies 2-4 times! A 10% shift from chain to local in Franklin County …

Opportunity Multiplied

This video explains the work of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) like the Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI) based in …

Michael Shuman Speaks about BALLE Collaboration

Michael Shuman speaks at the National Trust Main Street Center Green Summit (Feb 2011) about BALLE

Investing in Main Street and the Local Economy to Create Jobs & Lasting Wealth

Michael Shuman Talks about Investing in Main Street and the Local Economy to Create Jobs & Lasting Wealth Michael Shuman speaks at the National Trust Main …

Market Forces: Creating Jobs through Public Investment in Local and Regional Food Systems

One more report on how investing in local food can reap multiple benefits to the economy. Market Forces: Creating Jobs through Public Investment in Local and …

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