These policy examples have been developed to support healthy, just, thriving communities in connection with the lands and resources they live within. If you know of a policy that should be added to this list, please message us.
New Economy Coalition’s policy guide: Pathways to a People’s Economy. This work is the culmination of two years of research and collaboration with multiple networks, policy experts, community organizers, and stakeholders. The Toolkit contains 20 high-level policy demands, 70 detailed policy asks, and multiple organizing resources focused on four key new economy areas: worker ownership, community-controlled housing, financial justice, and climate justice. It is not meant to represent everything we need; but this is the first slice of policies that we’re offering to build a better world.
Sustainable Economies Law Center’s policy recommendations: Includes policies for seed sharing, worker cooperatives, cottage food businesses, shareable cities and more.
Climate Justice Alliance: A People’s Orientation to a Regenerative Economy offers community groups, policy advocates, and policymakers a pathway to solutions that work for frontline communities and workers. These ideas have been collectively strategized by community organizations and leaders from across multiple frontline and grassroots networks and alliances.
(Ask Kinney if there is a link to his Native Jurisprudence collective, and a clear pathway for consultation so there is reciprocity and respect of the knowledge or IP.)
Movement for Black Lives’ Policy Demands: The Movement for Black Lives (M4BL) formed in December of 2014, was created as a space for Black organizations across the country to debate and discuss the current political conditions, develop shared assessments of what political interventions were necessary in order to achieve key policy, cultural and political wins, convene organizational leadership in order to debate and co-create a shared movement-wide strategy. Under the fundamental idea that we can achieve more together than we can separately.
Shuumi Land Tax: Voluntary Indigenous Land Tax
Local food system policy: Long Beach Fresh
Regional food systems and healthy soil policy: Steven Keleti’s policy frameworks NEHSN
Regen ag policy in africa? SE asia?
Rights of nature jurisprudence: NZ, where else? Ask Mira Jackson
Participatory Budgeting at the city level: Vallejo, CA
Climate Restoration Circle has developed a policy approach to making the SF Bay Area a climate-restoring region by: 1) Restore the climate by creating and fostering collaboration between climate restoration companies, projects, and individuals. 2) Create demand for radical progress on climate restoration in our government’s policies through public outreach and local education. 3) Raise funding and capital for the most substantive and existing climate restoration companies, organizations and projects to accelerate their impactful activities on a massive scale.
Energy policy – ex solar incentivization