Drawing more than 300 people from some 130 organizations to Alexandria, Virginia this month, NCBA CLUSA’s inaugural Co-op IMPACT Conference was an unprecedented opportunity to amplify and foster the research and data critical to quantify and expand the economic impact of cooperatives and create the tools necessary to influence public policy.
Stanley W. Dreyer, a model cooperative leader and mentor to generations of fellow cooperators, died last week at his home in Springfield, Virginia.Dreyer left a profound and lasting impact in the cooperative world.
As we transition from Feed the Future to the now one year old Global Food Security Strategy (known as Feed the Future 2.0) USAID's Bureau for Food Security Nutrition Advisor Ingrid Weiss reports below on the success of the USAID-funded Yaajeende project in Senegal. Implemented by NCBA CLUSA, the project is pioneering a whole-of-government approach to resilience.
Based in Fairfax and Arlington, Virginia, Twins Ace Hardware was featured on WUSA9’s Great Day Washington this morning as part of NCBA CLUSA’s efforts to showcase its exhibitors ahead of this weekend’s Co-op Festival.
NCBA CLUSA is thrilled to announce that Lisa Mensah, President and CEO of Opportunity Finance Network, the leading national network of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), will speak at the inaugural 2017 Cooperative IMPACT Conference as a panelist on "Co-op Financers Deepen Impact."
The Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund, which has worked for half a century to reverse the trend of African American land loss and spur land-based economic development, celebrated its 50th Anniversary last week during the Estelle Witherspoon Awards Dinner in Birmingham, Alabama.
This Saturday, August 12, people worldwide will celebrate International Youth Day. Observed annually on August 12 since 2000, this United Nations emphasis day recognizes young people as agents of change. This year's theme, "Youth Building Peace," highlights young people's contributions to conflict prevention and transformation, as well as inclusion, social justice and sustainable peace.
What does the geography of cooperatives and their collective economic impact look like in the U.S.? That’s a question our first-ever State of the Co-op Economy presentation and panel discussion will explore during NCBA CLUSA’s Cooperative IMPACT Conference in October. Register now and be a part of this conversation!