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Introducing the Capital for Cooperatives Act

September 20, 2021 10-11 am Mountain Time Free webinar Watch here In May, Colorado Sen. John Hickenlooper introduced the Capital for Cooperatives Act , an historic proposal for opening the doors of the Small Business Administration to cooperatives of all kinds. If made law, this bill would enable member-owned businesses...

Alt-Startup: Intro to Nonprofits and Community Ownership

January 22, 2020 3-5 p.m. Mountain Time Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), E422 A workshop for New Venture Challenge participants How can you anchor your startup to a social mission? How can you make it accountable long-term to the communities it is meant to serve? This session, led...

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The Quiet Media Revolution in Longmont

Dec. 19, 2019

When the Longmont Observer responded to a request-for-proposals for control over the city’s public access channels, the team wasn’t sure they’d win. The contract had been held by another organization for over 30 years, and most assumed it was unlikely to change hands. But the Observer presented an unusual idea,...