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    Unc macro class Unc macro class Presentation Transcript

    • My macro career pathMy favorite macro resources
    • A long andwinding road
    • • Work with trade associations• What is the policy area that is most active today?• Seize the moment
    • • Learn from other disciplines – law, public health, planning, public policy, geography• Ground your practice in social work values -- equity, diversity, open processes, understanding power, experiential learning
    • • Serious community organizing is happening across the country, some electoral• Community-based groups are working on jobs issues by industry and by location• The labor movement, while weak in the South, is an active partner in other places
    • • CDFI = Community Development Financial Institution• Community control of capital is a key to healthy communities• CDFIs fund health care and child care facilities, schools and non-profits plus small biz
    • Today 10% of our food budget is typicallyspent on fruits & veg.$600 of $6,000 annually (US Consumer Expenditure Survey 2010)
    • Potential NC fruit/veg demand: $600 X 3.5 MM NC households $ 2. 1 Bil. annually
    • 21% of N.C. households are foodinsecure or have very low food security (US Census Bureau 2010)
    • My FavoriteMacro Resources
    • www.historyisaweapon.com