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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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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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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

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Independents Month 2023

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

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VIDEO: Predatory Lending in RI Info Session

Thank you to Margaux Morisseau and Alan Krinsky for joining us on Friday to provide an overview of efforts to reform predatory payday loans in

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Move Your Money Month 2023

April is Move Your Money Month. Choosing a local bank is one of the easiest ways to support our local economy. Thinking locally is about