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The (Quiet) Revolution will not be televised

Sara Horowitz wants freelancers to join the revolution, the “Quiet Revolution,” that is—a deliberate move toward a new economic future that values connection over consumption.

Horowitz’s nonprofit, Freelancers Union, empowers independent workers through collaboration. In a recent blog post, she makes the case that cooperatives are serving as “guideposts” as the independent workforce embraces a more sustainable, mutually beneficial economy.

“Cooperative businesses and freelancers have a lot more in common than you might think,” Horowitz says. “They’re both at the vanguard of the new ‘Mutualist Economy’ on the horizon.”

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  THUMB 01 NCBA CLUSA joins NGO Global Food Security Pledge at Capitol Hill signing

NCBA CLUSA joined 32 other international development organizations last week to pledge a collective $1.5 billion to advance global food security, nutrition and resilience.

“Chronic hunger and malnutrition destabilize families, communities and nations,” said Amy Coughenour, NCBA CLUSA’s Chief Operating Officer for International Development. “As a signatory, NCBA CLUSA is proud to take an active role in this pledge, reaffirming our commitment to sustainable food security and nutrition and their impact on community well-being and national stability.”

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  THUMB 01 Flooring America cooperative recognized with first-ever “Pet Hero” award

Flooring America recently received Pets for Patriots’ first-ever “Pet Hero” award for its support of the organization’s mission to transform the lives of veterans by helping them save at-risk shelter dogs or cats. The award comes after several years of partnership between Flooring America and the national nonprofit, Pets for Patriots.

Flooring America teamed up with Pets for Patriots because the organization’s mission is well aligned with the core values of its more than 550 independent retailers—a commitment to community, patriotism and giving back to those who served our country.

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  THUMB 01 Last chance to register for Corcentic webinar

Want to boost your cooperative edge in the marketplace? Learn how your co-op can become more efficient? Don’t forget to register for “Connect Your Community and Get Instant ROI,” a webinar co-hosted by NCBA CLUSA and Corcentric, a gold-level associate member of NCBA CLUSA.

Webinar attendees will discover how digitizing the connection between business cooperative members and suppliers can save time, ensure accuracy and reduce purchase order processing costs.

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  THUMB 01 Membership dues renewal reminder

Attention CBJ readers: The deadline is rapidly approaching to take part in the NCBA CLUSA Board of Directors elections! Member dues must be renewed by June 26, 2014 to be eligible to cast your vote.  This includes organizational memberships and individual memberships.

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NCBA CLUSA Upcoming Events  

 
Connect Members and Suppliers through Digitization
2014-May-28 02:00 pm - to - 2014-May-27 03:00 pm
 
 
 
 
Purchasing Cooperatives Executive Compensation Survey Results
2014-May-29 01:00 pm - to - 2014-May-27 02:00 pm
 
 
 
 
National Workers Conference
2014-May-30 09:00 am - to - 2014-Jun-01 05:00 pm
 
 
 
 
2014 CCMA Conference
2014-Jun-12 08:00 am - to - 2014-Jun-14 05:00 pm
 
 
 
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About NCBA CLUSA
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 worked in over 100 countries in the areas of food security, agricultural development, strengthening of communities and farmer organizations, community-based health, natural resources management, and empowerment of smallholder farmers, women, and youth. We currently work in 15 countries in Africa, Latin America, and Asia.
 
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