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Make a contribution – with your help we can make it for another 40 years!


With your help we’ve grown from a Washington, DC, community group to a national voice for vibrant local economies. Today we continue to provide cutting edge advocacy, research, and technical assistance to the growing movement for a new economy. We could not have reached this moment without you and we are honored to have partnered with amazing organizations and coalitions from around the nation. Please join us as we celebrate 40 years of building a new economy from the ground up.  The slideshow below highlights some memorable accomplishments from the last four decades.

Some kind words…


We’re humbled and grateful for the many messages we’ve received during our anniversary year!  We assembled them at the link below.  Thank you!


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 Thank you for partnering with us to create a sustainable, just economy that works for all!