Community Land Trusts

Solidarity Economy – What it is and Why we need it! [Webinar Recording]

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4AV2p4FsBI The California Progressive Alliance believes that a better California is possible by reclaiming our government from the corporate interests that have overshadowed the voice of the people. The US Solidarity Economy Network has developed a candidate questionnaire to advance 5 key policy proposals that can help us achieve our goals: Worker-Owned Cooperatives, Public Banking, Participatory Budgeting, Community Land Trusts, and Local Energy. Join California Progressive Alliance in conversation with David Cobb and Emily Kawano. David Cobb is a...

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Community Land Trust Movement Imagines Its Future

The gathering, designed to commemorate the founding of the nation’s first community land trust 50 years ago, was held earlier this month at Resora, a 1,638-acre farm (a little over two-and-half square miles of land) located about seven miles from Albany, Georgia—a farm that New Communities acquired in 2011. The site also includes an 85-acre shallow lake with cypress trees springing up seemingly magically from the middle, pointing to the sky.

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Buffalo Sets Up Community Land Trust

It is the product of more than a decade of community organizing, but residents in east Buffalo’s historic Fruit Belt neighborhood cheered when Common Council President Darius Pridgen announced on his radio program last Friday that the “City administration [will start] setting aside land…for the first land trust in the Fruit Belt.” via Nonprofit Quarterly by Steve Dubb It is the product of more than a decade of community organizing, but residents in east Buffalo’s historic Fruit Belt neighborhood cheered when Common...

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