Development Organizations

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Business development and community organizing are partners in any attempt to revitalize economically distressed communities. How must the community organizer and community economic development...
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Institutional barriers hamper the enterprise and capital accumulation of many native American nations, and ensure these small communities remain impoverished and dependent. Conventional economic...
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CODA assumed the task of helping thousands of workers left jobless by plant closures cope with the trauma of job loss and develop new employment opportunities. Many people needed to rethink their...
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Nisga'a Economic Enterprises Corporation (NEEC), the regional economic development corporation formed by Nisga'a Tribal Council in 1989, pays attention to the four key functions of community-based...
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Extensive staff training - measured in years of study and practice, not short workshops - is required if First Nation organizations are to participate as equals in the economic development game. This...
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Since its launch in 1995, Quint Development Corporation has skillfully fused local determination with outside expertise, money, & political influence. The results aren't in yet. But Quint's co-op...
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Ted Jackson outlines the basic issues for a CED organization to address should it consider that most overlooked of opportunities: partnership with the local college or university.
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The banks can't learn community development finance; nor (being global institutions) will they be taught. Why waste time on creating a Canadian Community Investment Act when we could conceivably make...
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And they say you can't get 'good help' nowadays. To instigate a process of renewal in some of Winnipeg's decaying working-class neighbourhoods, two established CEDOs pulled in technical assistance...
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What do community economic development practitioners have to learn from environmentalists? What does environmentalism stand to gain from CED? By implementing a multi-dimensional concept of...