Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

National Cooperative Business Association

Yellow Wood brings a special combination of content and process expertise to our work.

We invite you to explore our work.  Recent projects and presentations are listed below.  You can explore additional work using the various tags in the right hand column.

National Cooperative Business Association, Conference Planning

Yellow Wood was invited to collaborate with the National Cooperative Business Association to develop the introductory workshop and framework for subsequent workshops in a conference track for community economic development practitioners. The initial…

National Cooperative Business Association Wealth Creation Pilot Project

Yellow Wood worked with the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA) to conduct a pilot study on the unique contribution cooperatives make to the creation and retention of wealth in the communities and regions in which they operate. We worked…

Cooperatives and the Wealth Creation Approach

Shanna Ratner presented two webinars to interested cooperatives on the Wealth Creation approach in September 2011.

Wealth Creation in Rural Communities: 2011 NCBA Annual Meeting and Cooperative Conference

In October 2011, Shanna Ratner made a presentation and delivered a workshop on the Wealth Creation approach at the 2011 National Cooperative Business Association Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN.