We welcome opportunities to connect journalists with BALLE thought leaders, visionary entrepreneurs, and local economy leaders to learn more about localism and how we are building real prosperity, city by city. Please contact:
510.587.9417 ext 123
BALLE provides the national forum for the most visionary local economy leaders and funders to connect, build their capacity and innovate. BALLE supports the emergence and promotion of Localism through independent retail, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, green building, local zero-waste manufacturing, and community capital.
Localism spreads when entrepreneurs, conveners and funders connect and share knowledge about new business models, new methods of financing and other new approaches to building a healthy, more equitable and sustainable economy.
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Interviews with BALLE Thought Leaders
BALLE's national board, staff, Local Economy Fellows and local network members include renowned leaders in the fields of sustainability, social finance, social enterprise, and community-based economic development. Please contact us if you're interested in an interview with BALLE leaders, entrepreneurs who are re-thinking their industries, funders who are investing in the Local Economy Movement, or local network organizers.