Updates

Symposium For Advancing Socially Responsible Businesses in Louisville and the Commonwealth

Friday, January 31st, 9am-5pm, UofL's Brandeis School of Law room 275 The UofL Transdisciplinary Research Team and the Louisville Community Grocery invite you to a day-long symposium on Friday, January 31 “Working in and Volunteering for Socially Responsible Businesses.” The morning session is an opportunity for researchers from several University departments to share their research … Continue reading Symposium For Advancing Socially Responsible Businesses in Louisville and the Commonwealth

Happy Hour with Transform Finance Oct 11, 5:30pm

LACE is bringing Transform Finance to Louisville to meet with cooperators, entrepreneurs, and capital movers in Louisville. Transform Finance is connecting previously disconnected stakeholders – investors and social justice practitioners, breaking down barriers of knowledge and values, and building cross-stakeholder strategies. We're hosting a reception during their visit Friday Oct 11, 5:30-7:30 at 1619 Flux, 1619 … Continue reading Happy Hour with Transform Finance Oct 11, 5:30pm

LACE Receives National Grant to Support the Louisville Community Grocery

September 23, 2019 – The Louisville Association for Community Economics was among 23 grantees announced last month to receive financial and technical assistance awards through the Healthy Food Financing Initiative’s (HFFI) inaugural grants program. Funding for the HFFI grants program is provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill. … Continue reading LACE Receives National Grant to Support the Louisville Community Grocery

Co-ops could help combat food insecurity, create equality in Louisville

Check out this Great article written by Andrew Klump, concerning co-op development, with a strong shout out to LACE’s work. Andrew has spent many pro bono hours doing work for LACE in relation to drafting the cooperative by-laws and co-authoring the law review article about the process of drafting the by-laws. Link: https://www.courier-journal.com/story/opinion/2019/03/08/food-insecurity-co-ops-could-help-louisville-kentucky-combat-problem/2985312002/