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Rhode Island chooses Indie Local
A prime time to choose local

Next week brings us that peak manifestation of capitalistic consumerism and digital marketing: Amazon Prime Days. It’s a good time to remember: Where we spend

4 reasons to buy local
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July is Independents Month! 

July is Independents Month.  Independents Month celebrates independent, locally-owned businesses and the community values they embody: Independents Month is a fabulous time to: Call to

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Community Investing
Community investing resources

Community investing takes the form of place-based, patient, and catalytic infusions of capital. Community investment funds benefits investors and the community. Are you interested in

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April 27 is National Independent Bookstore Day

Independent Bookstore Day was established in 2013 to promote, celebrate, and highlight the value of the independent bookstore community. This national one-day party held the

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Rhode Island happenings
Join us for a book discussion

Marjorie Kelly’s recent book, Wealth Supremacy: How the Extractive Economy and the Biased Rules of Capitalism Drive Today’s Crises, is “a powerful analysis of how

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Community Investing
Video: Local Return on the Local Leaders Roundtable

Kicking yourself for missing March’s Local Leaders Roundtable presentation on community investing, featuring our very own Jessica David? Fear not; it was recorded! Watch now.

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Hot Beverage February

During the month of February, we’re partnering with Eat Drink RI to encourage you to get out and support your local, independently-owned cafes, bakeries, and

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30+ options for investing in our community

Are you looking for ways to invest locally?  Here’s our list of some options right here in Rhode Island. (If we missed something that should