About our commitment
AMIBA has committed to focusing on racial equity in all that we do. This work isn’t a separate program but a foundational value that runs through all our work. We seek racial, economic, educational and social equity at our core. It is a journey we have undertaken and we invite others to join us.
Join us in our work to bring equity to the local movement and beyond
If We Want a Stronger Local Economy, Why Do We Invest in Wall Street?
When you put dollars into your retirement fund or investment accounts, where do they go? To your local food co-op? Probably not…
How Choosing Black-Owned Businesses Amplifies More Than Just the Economy
Just 3% of U.S. businesses were identified as Black or African American-owned as of 2020,...
Cars Don’t Spend Money — People Do
“After 50 years of framing work around the automobile, retail analysts in both the private and public sectors are shifting to a new consensus: cars don’t spend money — people do.”
Blue Market AK: An Unpackaged Market
From BuyAlaska: Blue Market AK is a small woman-owned “old-world grocer” with a “zero-waste”...
Resilient Local Economies Summer 2023 Internship
Join American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA), Cambridge Local First (CLF), and Local Return...
Leveraging Indie Impact Studies
At the core of every Choose Indie Local campaign is amplifying the local multiplier effect --...
Bicycling Means Business
May is National Bike Month. Let’s focus on how bicycling means business!
Is There a Better Way to Deposit Our Money?
Is there a better way to deposit our money? YES. Next month, join our Move Your Money campaign and help inspire more of us to bank and invest locally.