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Civic Engagement School #3: How To Build Community Wealth

Expanding democratic ownership Centering community and place

Writing for 1812, Sarah Al-Khayyal writes an introductory article on Community Wealth development. In 1812, the article highlights the different strategies proposed by The Democracy Collaborative: 

“Community wealth building is ‘a systems approach to economic development that creates an inclusive, sustainable economy built on locally rooted and broadly held ownership.’ The term was coined in 2005 by The Democracy Collaborative to describe a range of strategies that help anchor jobs in a community, democratize wealth and asset ownership, and make communities more economically stable.”

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Publication date: 2017-10-15
Parent publication: 1812
Publication URL: Civic Engagement School #3: How To Build Community Wealth

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