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5th Annual BALLE Conference!

Date:
Thursday, May 31, 2007
Time:
6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Type:
Conference
Organizer/Author:
Ann Bartz
Location Details:
Pauley Ballroom, UC Berkeley

The Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) is holding its 5th Annual Conference on May 31-June 2 at the University of California, Berkeley. Speakers include Kenny Ausubel, Bo Burlingham, Michael Dimock, Malaika Edwards, Paul Hawken, Van Jones, David Korten, Winona LaDuke, Michael Shuman, Judy Wicks, and many others. Workshops include Sustainable Cities, Growing Local Food Systems, Financing Your Community-Based Business, Renewable Energy: Distributed Solutions, Big Box Stores, Jobs, and Politics, New Vehicles for Local Investing, and many others.

Headquartered in San Francisco, BALLE represents 52 local business networks throughout the U.S. and Canada and more than 15,000 entrepreneurs. The businesses come together in a number of ways to green and strengthen their local economies. BALLE envisions a sustainable global economy made up of Local Living Economies that build long-term economic empowerment and prosperity through local business ownership, economic justice, cultural diversity, and environmental stewardship.
Added to the calendar on Fri, Apr 13, 2007 5:35PM
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