Demos - A multi-issue national organization, Demos combines research, policy development and advocacy to influence public debate and catalyze change. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in New York City, Demos works with advocates and policymakers around the country in pursuit of three overarching goals:

  • A more equitable economy with opportunity for all;
  • A robust democracy in which all Americans are empowered to participate;
  • A strong public sector that can provide for our common interests and shared needs.

Institute for Local Self Reliance - The Institute’s mission is to provide innovative strategies, working models and timely information to support environmentally sound and equitable community development. Its New Rules Project and Hometown Advantage'newsletter are particularly insightful.

New Economics Foundation -nef (the new economics foundation) is an independent think-and-do tank that inspires and demonstrates real economic well-being. They aim to improve quality of life by promoting innovative solutions that challenge mainstream thinking on economic, environment and social issues. Located and focused in the UK with growing interests and involvement with the US and rest of the world.  

New Economics Institute - The New Economics Institute is a US organization that uniquely combines vision, theory, action, and communication to effect a transition to a new economy -- an economy that gives priority to supporting human well-being and Earth’s natural systems. Their multidisciplinary approach employs research, applied theory, public campaigns, and educational events to describe an alternative socio-economic system that is capable of addressing the enormous challenges of our times.  Their premise is that a fair and sustainable economy is possible and that ways must be found to realize it.

 Yes Magazine - A home for new ideas working at the community level all over the world. Inspiring case studies and actions from the grassroots towards building sustainable communities.