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Displacing Injustice, Embracing Community: Lessons from Local New Economy Organizing (Video)

| Written by Stacy Mitchell | No Comments | Updated on Oct 17, 2014 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

placeholderFrom Richmond, CA to Jackson, MI, people are organizing to build local power and are seeing major victories that could point the way forward to a new economy. This panel, held on October 17, 2014, as part of New Economy Week, raises the question: “How can we support neighborhoods, cities, towns, and regions as the fertile ground for the kind of economy we need?”

Aaron Tanaka, Center For Economic Democracy / NEC Board
Stacy Mitchell, Institute for Local Self-Reliance
Marnie Thompson, Fund for Democratic Communities


About Stacy Mitchell

Stacy Mitchell is co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, and directs its Community-Scaled Economy Initiative, which produces research and analysis, and partners with a range of allies to design and implement policies that curb economic consolidation and strengthen community-rooted enterprise.  She is the author of Big-Box Swindle and also produces a popular monthly newsletter, the Hometown Advantage Bulletin.  Connect with her on twitter and catch her TEDx Talk: Why We Can’t Shop Our Way to a Better Economy. More

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