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Valentine’s Day: Show the Local Love

Valentine’s Day: Show the Local Love

This Valentine’s Day, show your “local love” — love for your sweetie and your whole community — by purchasing gifts (or gift-making supplies) and meals (or ingredients) at locally owned businesses.

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New Report: Small Business’s Big Moment

By Kennedy Smith, Institute for Local Self-Reliance Our new report suggests a dozen ways that civic leaders can use the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to strengthen local economies by supporting small business development. Our report suggests twelve ways in which...

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Move Your Money Podcast

Good for Michigan's People First Economy created a two-part mini-podcast highlighting their Move Your Money campaign. This campaign was created to spread awareness around the importance of keeping your money locally, the impacts of our current financial system, and...

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Small Business Anti-Displacement Network

Small businesses are a vital part of economically healthy, socially vibrant, and environmentally sustainable communities. AMIBA is proud to partner with the Small Business Anti-Displacement Network (SBAN). We are eager to share their recently released brown paper that...

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Businesses Tell of the Impacts of Facing Amazon

From Cambridge Day As Amazon prioritizes delivery speed and low prices, often at the cost of its employees’ well-being, many bricks-and-mortar businesses feel they can’t compete. But cutting delivery times isn’t the only way Amazon gets ahead: Some business owners...

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