The second guide in the New Dream Community Action Kit will help you go local. It’s full of ideas and advice on how to strengthen the local economy in your town: through buying local, highlighting new entrepreneurs, instilling local pride, investing locally, and more.

With how-to tips, fun videos, and useful resources, the Guide to Going Local will provide the inspiration and practical tools you need to get started on these projects in your community – right away!

The guide is produced in collaboration with BALLE and explores four Action Ideas to help communities go local:
 
  • Build Pride in Your Local Place – with a focus on local pride videos
  • Foster Local Entrepreneurship – with a focus on pop-up retail
  • Buy Local (and Sustainable) – with a focus on cash mobs
  • Invest Locally – with a focus on pitchfests