Guide to the Conference On Alternative State And Local Policies Records,1974-1986.

Collection Number: 6756

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DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies records,1974-1986.
Collection Number:
6756
Creator:
Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies (U. S.).
Quantity:
4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Printed Materials, Publications, Reports, Research Materials
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Reports and legislation briefs, policy agendas, reports, and briefs. Subjects include women's issues, family farms, tax reform, community energy planning, local food, plant closings, cooperatives, South African divestment, toxic chemicals, and health care.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Reports and legislation briefs, policy agendas, reports, and briefs. Subjects include women's issues, family farms, tax reform, community energy planning, local food, plant closings, cooperatives, South African divestment, toxic chemicals, and health care.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies (U. S.).

Subjects:
City planning--United States.
Family farms.
Tax reform.
Energy policy.
Energy conservation.
Plant shutdowns.
Cooperative societies.
Investments, American--South Africa.
Poisons.
Health planning.


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CONTAINER LIST

Date
Description
Container
1971
Bernard, Sherman. The Manitoba Auto Insurance Plan. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Public Policies, 1971.
Box 1 Item #1
Report
Descriptions of economic and social effects of the Manitoba Auto Insurance Plan.
ca. 1975
Webb, Lee (Ed.). Protecting the Family Farm/Preserving Farm Land. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, ca. 1975.
Box 1 Item #2
Report
Report on detrmimental policies toward farms - policy descriptions, articles, and analysis.
Ocober 1975
Simison, Robert. The Activist. Cleveland: Committee for New Political Initiatives, 1975.
Box 1 Item #3
Newsletter
Newsletter: How to Rip-off the Federal Government Legally, briefs of actions in various states.
1976
Rhodes, Kathy. Legislative Handbook on Women's Issues. Washington D.C.: Institute for Policy Studies - Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1976.
Box 1 Item #4
Policy Report
A Collection of Legislation on Economic Issues Affecting Women. Scenarios, legislation, and implementation steps in specific cities.
1977
Rowe, Jonathan;Beaudry, Ann (Ed.). New Directions in State & Local Tax Reform. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Public Policies, 1977.
Box 1 Item #5
Policy Agenda/Outline/Ideas
Articles and arguments for tax reform.
May 16, 1977
[no author provided] [various titles]. Washington D.C.: Women Today, 1977.
Box 1 Item #6
Magazine article
Many summaries of recent actions concerning social equality.
October 1977
Kelly, Edward. Industrial Exodus: Public Strategies for Control of Corporate Relocation. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1977.
Box 1 Item #7
Report
Study of the transfer of business overseas; suggestions for maintaining economic strength in the states.
November 1980
Grune, Joy Ann (Ed.). Manual on Pay Equity: Raising Wages for Women's Work. Washington D.C.: Conference on State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #8
Report
Report on women's work experience in several different categories of the economy. Ideas for changes.
August 1980
Leibig, Michael. Social Investments and the Law - The Case for Alternative Investments. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1980.
Box 1 Item #9
Report
Studies in Pension Fund Investments 3 - Explorations of "The Law of Social Prudence" and investment strategies.
August 1981
Freedburg, Michael; Hughes,Ken. Meeting Local Needs: Resources for Self-Sufficiency. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #10
Report
Community Skills and Resources - The Energy Project Report 3. Agencies and organizations that would contribute to sustaining CBOs.
June 1981
Brasuk, Danny; Glass, Becky; Mode, Suzanne. Local Alternative Energy Futures - Perspectives and Resources. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #11
Report
Conference Proceedings December 11-13, 1980, Austin Texas.
1979
Dawson, Steve. Worker Cooperatives and the National Consumer Cooperative Bank Act. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies - Industrial Cooperative Association, 1979.
Box 1 Item #12
Document
Outlines and summaries of worker cooperative organization and association with the NCCB.
August 1981
[no author provided] Innovative Energy Projects: A Briefing Book. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #13
Report
Community Skills and Resources - The Energy Project Report 4. Agencies and organizations that would contribute to sustaining CBOs.
1979-1980
Hyde, Henry; Kennedy, Maggie. New Initiatives in Farm, Land and Food Legislation - A State-by-State Guide: 1979-1980. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1979 - 80.
Box 1 Item #14
Report
Descriptions of new legislation for each state.
October 1980
Slavet, Julie. Energy Conservation - Resources. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1980.
Box 1 Item #15
Report
Lists of resources used for the Energy Project.
July 1981
Gordon, Erika; Logan, Patricia. The National Consumer Cooperative Bank: The First Year. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #16
Policy Analysis
Analysis of Policies and Recommended Changes for the Cooperative Bank. NCCB Monitoring Report 1.
July 1981
Gordon, Erika; Logan, Patricia. The National Consumer Cooperative Bank: The First Year - Portfolio Analysis and Loan Recipient Survey. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #17
Report
NCCB Monitoring Report 2
February 1980
Triplett, Thomas J.. Investing in Minnesota: A Proposal to Use State Moneys for Maximum Benefit. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1980.
Box 1 Item #18
Studies in Pension Fund Investments 4.
July 1979
Smith, David. The Public Balance Sheet: A New Tool for Evaluating Economic Choices. Washington D.C. Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1979.
Box 1 Item #19
Policy Report
Public Policy report on economic development.
August 1981
Hughes, Ken; Pape, Barbara. Citizen Involvement in Community Energy Planning. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #20
Report
Community Skills and Resources, Report 5. The Energy Project.
March 1981
Okagaki, Alan. State and Local Solar Energy Policy: Meeting Low-Income Needs. Washington D.C.: The Energy Project, Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #21
Report
Public Policy Report- Descriptions of the effects of energy policy on low-income residents; some alternative state policy descriptions.
March 1981
Spielberg, Fred; Zinner, David. Portfolio Analysis and Loan Recipient Survey. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #22
Bank Report
The National Consumer Cooperative Bank: The First Year. Co-op Develoment and Assistance Project.
1979
Scully, Michael. Massachusetts Public Land for Farms and Gardens - Innovative Legislation Series. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1979.
Box 1 Item #23
Legislation Brief
Legislation brief from the Agriculture Project.
1981
Scully, Michael. Massachusetts Institutional Purchase of Local Food - Innovative Legislation Series. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #24
Legislation Brief
Legislation brief from the Agriculture Project.
1980-1981
Scully, Michael. Interstate Grain Marketing Compact - Innovative Legislation Series. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1979.
Box 1 Item #25
Legislation Brief
Legislation brief from the Agriculture Project.
July 1981
Kelly, Edward. Plant Closings - Resources for Public Officials, Trade Unionists & Community Leaders. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #26
Report
State-specific reports on reactions to major plant closings. A call for plant closing legislation.
January 1980
Schweke, William (Ed.). Plant Closings - Issues, Politics, and Legislation. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1980.
Box 1 Item #27
Report
Briefing Book, Economic Development Project. Tables, legislation descriptions, and analyses of the effects of plant closings.
December 7, 1984
Webb, Lee (Ed.). Economic Development: New Ideas for the Midwest - Agenda '85. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1985.
Box 1 Item #28
Report
Articles, summaries, analyses of policy ideas.
February 14, 1985
[no author provided] Economic Development: New Ideas for the Missouri. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1985.
Box 1 Item #29
Report
Articles, summaries, analyses of policy ideas.
1979
Kennedy, Maggie; Sherman, Jay. New Directions in Farm, Land and Food Policies: Legislative Update 1979. The Agriculture Project. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1979.
Box 1 Item #30
Report
Lists of legislation pieces in different states.
February 1980
Schweke, William. Natural Resource Taxation - Perspectives, Resources & Issues. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1980.
Box 1 Item #31
Report
Briefing Book, Economic Development Project. Collection of articles.
1979
Various authors. California Farmworker Displacement Bill - Innovative Legislation Series. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1979.
Box 1 Item #32
Legislation Brief
Legislation brief from the Agriculture Project.
1979
Various authors. Beginning Farmer Assitance Acts - Innovative Legislation Series. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1979.
Box 1 Item #33
Legislation Brief
Legislation brief from the Agriculture Project.
1979-1980
Freedburg, Michael; Slavet, Julie. New Initiatives in Energy Legislation - A State-by-State Guide: 1979-1980. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981 - 82.
Box 1 Item #34
Report
Descriptions of new legislation for each state.
1980-81
Sherman, Jay; Webb, Lee. Assisting Beginning Farmers: New Programs and Responses. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1980,81.
Box 1 Item #35
Briefing Book
Briefing Book from the Agriculture Project.
1979
Marschall, Dan. The Battle of Cleveland: Public Interest Challenges Corporate Power. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1979.
Box 1 Item #36
Report
Collection of articles during the Kucinich years.
September 1981
Estrella, Julia; Litwak, Lawrence; McTique, Kathleen. Divesting From South Africa: A Prudent Approach for Pension Funds. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #37
Policy Proposal
Studies in Pension Fund Investments 10. Community Economics, Inc. Proposals.
1981-1982
Pape, Barbara. New Initiatives in Energy Legislation - A State-by-State Guide: 1981-1982. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981 - 82.
Box 1 Item #38
Report
Descriptions of new legislation for each state.
January 1981
Weiss, Marc. Pension Fund Investments: The Issue of Control. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #39
Policy Study/Report
Studies in Pension Fund Investments 5, Center for Economic Studies.
1981
[no author provided] Energy Planning and Education - A Handbook for Community Leaders and Organizations. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #40
Handbook
Descriptions of programs and ideas for energy initiatives.
1984
Bohannon, Mark; Webb, Lee . Model Legislation for the States: 1984-1985. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1984.
Box 1 Item #41
Report
Summaries of proposed and written legislation for changed economic opportunity.
1984
Chess, Caron. Winning the Right to Know: A Handbook for Tovics Activists. Philadelphia: Deleware Valley Tocixs Coalition; Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1984.
Box 1 Item #42
Policy Agenda
Informative booklet describing the toxic problems in an area of Philadelphia, ideas for regulation, and proposals for legislation.
September 1980
Freedburg, Michael. Cooperatives & Energy: New Co-ops and the National Consumer Co-op Bank. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1980.
Box 1 Item #43
Pamphlet
Pamphlet on cooperatives' role in saving energy.
1980
Various authors. Cooperatives and Energy - Annotated Bibliography and Resource Directory. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1980.
Box 1 Item #44
Directory/Bibliography
The Energy Project and The Coop Bank Project
May 1981
Oberg, Keith (Ed.). Community Energy Cooperatives: How to Organize, Manage and Finance Them- An Organizer's Handbook. Washington D.C.: Co-op Development & Assistance Project Energy Project. Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #45
Handbook
Handbook
August 1981
Vine, Edward. Solarizing America: The Davis Experience. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #46
Policy Report
Public Policy Report 5, The Energy Project.
1978
Weiss, Marc. Pension Fund Investments: The Issue of Control. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1978.
Box 1 Item #47
Policy Study/Report
Studies in Pension Fund Investments 5, Center for Economic Studies.
December 1983
Newman, Sandy. Ensuring Access to the Ballot: A Program for the States. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1983.
Box 1 Item #48
Policy memo
Policy memo
September 1983
Messinger, Ruth. Economic Development: An Agenda for the Cities. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1983.
Box 1 Item #49
Policy memo
Model Agenda: memo suggesting a new public policy initiative prepared for public officials, policy analysts, and civic leaders
June 1982
Webb, Lee. State and Local Tax Reform: An Agenda for States and Cities. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1982.
Box 1 Item #50
Policy memo
Model Agenda on a critical public policy issue prepared for public officias, civic leaders and activists
August 1981
Rosen, Corey. Employee Ownership: Issues, Resources and Legislation - A Handbook for Employees 7 Public Officials. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #51
Handbook
Articles, summaries, analyses of policy ideas.
January 1983
Friedman, Bob. Small Business Development: An Agenda for States and Cities. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1983.
Box 1 Item #52
Policy memo
Model Agenda on a critical public policy issue prepared for public officias, civic leaders and activists
October 1983
Newman, Sandy; Jones, David; Lizzaralde, Carlos. Voter Registration: An Agenda for the States. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1983.
Box 1 Item #53
Policy memo
Model Agenda on a critical public policy issue prepared for public officias, civic leaders and activists
May 1984
Jones, David. Families: An Agenda for Cities and States. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1983.
Box 1 Item #54
Policy memo
Model Agenda on a critical public policy issue prepared for public officials, civic leaders and activists
November 5, 1978
Del Giudice, Marguerite. Anniversary of the fight for 9 to 5 women. Boston: Boston Sunday Globe, Organization for Women Office Workers, 1978.
Box 1 Item #55
Newspaper article
Photocopied newspaper article on a convention for working women.
May 18, 1978
Timchick, Mary. Women stress organizing as economic key. Cleveland: Cleveland Press, 1978.
Box 1 Item #56
Newspaper article
Photocopied newspaper article on women's organizations.
January 1979
[no author provided] Farm, Food, Land. Nashville, TN: Agricultural Marketing Project, 1979.
Box 1 Item #57
Newspaper
Excerpt from newspaper with various agriculture-related articles.
April 1979
[no author provided] Fair and Conference on the Mall, Washington D.C. Washington D.C.: Act 79, 1979.
Box 1 Item #58
Program guide
Program guide to a conference on renewing resources, sustainability, and best-practice methods.
June 1978
Various authors. Coop Bank Conferences. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1978.
Box 1 Item #59
Conference materials
Folder of conference materials.
1980
Various authors. Cooperatives and Energy - New Coops and The National Consumer Coop Bank. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1980.
Box 1 Item #60
Report
The Energy Project and The Coop Bank Project
April 1981
Cooperatives & Energy: Annotated Bibliography and Resource Directory. Washington, D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #61
Directory/Bibliography
The Co-op Development and Assistance Project, The Energy Project - bibliography and contact info.
July 1979
Various authors. Various Working Papers and Publications, Annotated Bibliographies. Wellesley: Center for Research on Women, 1979.
Box 1 Item #62
Bibliography
Collection of bibliographies
ca. 1979
Various authors. Various Conference Materials and Publications by the National Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies
Box 1 Item #63
Collection of documents
Collection of documents
April 18, 1978
Beaudry, Ann. Letter to Doyle Niemann
Box 1 Item #64
Letter
Letter about a "Women in the Economy" Conference in Cleveland.
May 14, 1978
[no author provided] City accused on longtime job bias. Cleveland: Sunday Plain Dealer, 1978.
Box 1 Item #65
Newspaper article
Newspaper article describing the racial and sexual discrimination against a woman in Cleveland.
April 1978
Various authors. [various titles]. New York: Newlestter of The Democratic Left, 1978.
Box 1 Item #66
Newsletter
Newsletter
April 1978
Various authors. Chicana Women Organize; Violence Against Abortion Rights; The Baby Formula Scandal. Washington D.C.: Women's Agenda, 1978.
Box 1 Item #67
Publication
Publication focusing on women's issues and movements.
May 1978
Beaudry, Ann. Women in the Economy: Policies and Strategies for Change. Washington D.C.: The Executive Female Digest, 1978.
Box 1 Item #68
excerpt from Magazine
Brief description of a meeting on women's economic experiences sponsored by the Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies.
ca.1986
Various Authors. Updates on State Initiatives
Box 1 Item #69
Research materials
Collection of handwritten notes attached to articles, memos, and reports: Tax Reform in Ohio, Family Planning in Maryland, Environmental Initiatives in California, Weapons and War in Minnesota, Taxes and Revenue in Washington D.C., Lifeline Services In Washington D.C., Housing in New York, Economic Conversion in Minnesota, Environment in New York, Recycling in Illinois. Contact Information provided
March 1, 1981
Baker, Lawrence; Bluestone, Barry; Harrison, Bennett . Corporate Flight - The Causes and Consequences of Economic Dislocation. Washington D.C.: Progressive Alliance, National Center for Policy Alternatives, Working Papers for a New Society, 1981.
Box 1 Item #70
Book
Analytical book
April 1978
Hartman, Chester. Letter to Lee Webb
Box 1 Item #71
Letter
Letter about the Planner's Netwokr; update on projects and people.
October 1981
Gautier, Duane. Meeting Local Needs: Technical Resources for Self-Sufficiency. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #72
Report
Community Skills and Resources - The Energy Project. Agencies and organizations that would contribute to sustaining CBOs.
October 1981
Hughes, Ken; Pape, Barbara. Innovative Energy Projects: Models for Self-Sufficiency. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #73
Policy Proposal
Community Skills and Resources, The Energy Project. Assessments and Plans for Community Participation in saving energy.
April 1, 1978
The Coop Bank: New Funds for Community Development: Washington D.C.: Conference/Alternative State & Local Policies, 1978.
Box 1 Item #74
Legislation Brief
Section-by-section summary of the Coop Bank Act
December 30, 1978
Peirce, Neal R. & Hagstrom, Jerry. Watch Out, New Right, Here Come the 'Young Progressives'- National Journal Political Report. Washington D.C.: Conference/Alternative State & Local Policies, 1978.
Box 1 Item #75
Journal Political Report
Article w/ description of the ideals of the upcoming social activists such as philosophy, conference activities, initiatives & groups
May 10, 1981, January 1983
Kieschnick, Michael & Katzmann, Lynne S.. Policy Memo- 1981 & 1983 Memorandums. Washington D.C: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1981.
Box 1 Item #76
Policy Memorandum
2 legislation memorandums- #1: Developing A State Venture Capital Strategy (Kieschnick, May10, 1981). #2: A Pro-Competitive Model for a Statewide Health Insurance Program: The Oregon Proposal (Katzmann, January, 1983)
1982
Schweke, William & Webb, Lee. Putting America Back To Work: What States & Cities Can Do: Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1982.
Box 1 Item #77
Policy Handbook
Documented summary of employment issues in the U.S.- 4 sections including new work strategies, access to employment for the disadvantaged, assisting the unemployed, worker rights; organizational resources: 74 pages
1982
Logan, Patricia (Ed.). Community Energy Cooperatives: How to Organize, Manage and Finance Them- An Organizer's Handbook. Washington D.C.: Co-op Development & Assistance Project Energy Project. Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies. Revised Edition, 1982.
Box 1 Item #78
Policy Handbook
Revised edition from 1980 Original print. Documented summary for alternatives to the energy crisis- 8 sections including problems, cooperatives, case studies, organizing, finance, business planning, plus Appendix A-E & glossary: 229 pages
February 1, 1982
Leibig, Michael. Mandating Social Prudence: A Handbook for Pension Investment- Studies in Pension Fund Investment 12. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1982.
Box 1 Item #79
Policy Handbook
Documented summary of Pension Investment issues- 4 sections including pension plan creation, regulation, implementation, & administration, plus intro & conclusion, and Appendix A-B: 99 pages
September 1982
Moore, Nancy. The National Consumer Cooperative Bank: Eligibility: How Co-ops and Community Organizations Can Use The Co-op Bank- NCCB Monitoring Report 4: Co-op Development And Assistance Project. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternatives State & Local Policies, 1982.
Box 1 Item #80
Policy Handbook
Manual providing step-by-step info regarding eligibility for fund from the NCCB- 5 sections plus Appendix and 6 Exhibits: 56 pages
June 13-15, December 5-7, 1975
Conference Reports. Wisconsin: Alternative State & Local Policies, 1975.
Box 1 Item #81
Conference Report
2 conference reports- #1: Where Do We Go From Here?...Conference Report. 13/14/15 June 1975. Madison, Wisconsin (Report prepared by Barbara Bick). #2: Southwest Regional Conference. Dec.5-7, 1975.
October 1975
Webb, Lee. State Bank for Coops: A Proposal to Establish a State Bank for Cooperatives and a State Cooperative Development Agency. Washington D.C.: Institute for Policy Studies, 1975.
Box 1 Item #82
Policy Proposal
Policy review proposal. 6 sections including cooperative approach to employment & economic development, cooperatives today, opportunities for creation & expansion, history of government efforts, assistance needed, conclusion & recommendations, plus footnotes & bibliography. Proposal prepared for the Department of Employment Development of the State of California
1983
Jones, David & Webb, Lee (Ed.). America's Cities and Countries: A Citizens Agenda. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1983.
Box 1 Item #83
Policy Agenda
Book with 11 sections for each policy issues plus list of contributors
October 1983
Newman, Sandy & Jones, David with Lizzaralde, Carlos. Model Agenda. Voter Registration: An Agenda for the States. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1983.
Box 2 Item #1
Policy Agenda
"A model agenda on a critical public policy issue prepared for public officials, civic leaders and activists" - 8 pages
1983
Freedberg, Michael & Hatfield, Anne. Financing Energy Conservation: What States and Cities Can Do. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1983.
Box 2 Item #2
Policy Report
4 chapters including public & private sources of funds, financing vehicles, loan structures, plus glossary and resource list
1983-1984
Jones, David & Webb, Lee (Ed.). America's States: A Citizens Agenda 1983-84. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1983.
Box 2 Item #3
Policy Agenda
Book with 10 sections for each policy issues plus liste of contributors
1984
Bohannon, Mark & Buckley, Mary & Osborne, David. The New Right In The States: The Groups, The Issues, And The Strategies. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1984.
Box 2 Item #4
Policy Report
6 sections including what is the new right, its organizations, future directions, challenges, and appendices
December 7-8, 1984
Tryens, Jeffrey (Compiled by). Toxic Substances: New Ideas for the Midwest, Agenda '85. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1984.
Box 2 Item #5
Policy Report
Chicago: various legislations/act compiled with data and other info
1985
Martin, Sandra. The New Right's Education Agenda for the States: A Legislator's Briefing Book. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1985.
Box 2 Item #6
Policy Brief
5 chapters including "the alec approach to education", what legislators need to know, "parent's role in education", "teacher's role in education", "state's role in education", plus appendices
October 1985
Sherry, Susan. High Tech and Toxics: A Guide for Local Communities. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1985.
Box 2 Item #7
Policy Guide
469 page book with 7 chapters including high technology, facing the problem, health hazards, opportunities for local government, etc., plus appendices
1978
Various authors. Women in the Economy: Equity for Farm Women - Proposals for Estate Tax Reform. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1978.
Box 2 Item #8
Policy Report
Policy report on women farmers which includes policy reviews, reforms and newspaper articles
1979
Kelly, Ed (Ed.). Tax Abatements - Resources for Public Officials, Trade Unionist & Community Leaders. Washington D.C.: Center for Policy Alternatives, 1979.
Box 2 Item #9
Policy Report
4 sections including: the problem, war between the states, citizen/labor mobilization, Ohio case study
1979
1979 Annual Report: The Agriculture Project. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1979.
Box 2 Item #10
Annual Report
6 sections including: history & goals, highlights of project activities, conference & workshops, publications, staff, steering committee, plus appendiz
June 1979
Coltman, Edward & Metzenbaum, Shelley. Investing in Ourselves: Strategies for Massachusetts - Studies in Pension Fund Investments 1. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1979.
Box 2 Item #11
Policy Report
A report of 6 chapters plus appendix A-E including: intro, objectives, alternatives, checklist of actions, investor strategies, resources & proposed legislation
May 1, 1980
Redirecting Public Funds: A Strategy for the City of Berkley - Studies in Pension Fund Investments 9. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1980.
Box 2 Item #12
Policy Report
"A report of the Citizens Committee on Responsible Investments". 8 sections including: intro, summary of recommendations, promoting indirect benefits to Berkley from investments, investment vehicles, cooperation w/ other investors, etc., plus appendices A-H
December 1981
Schur, Robert & Phelan, Marilyn. The Housing Crisis: A Strategy for Public Pension Funds - Studies in Pension Fund Investements 11. Washigton D.C.: Conference on Alternatives State & Local Policies, 1981.
Box 2 Item #13
Policy Report
7 sections including: diagnosis of the problem, pension fund transfusion, treating the patient, alternatives, etc., plus notes
June 1982
Rosen, Corey. Employee Ownership: Issues, Resources and Legislation - A Handbook for Employees & Public Officials. Washington D.C.: National Center for Employee Ownership & the Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1982.
Box 2 Item #14
Policy Report
8 sections including: executive summary, intro, employee ownership models, employee-owned companies, obstacles to expanding employee ownership, federal programs, roles for state & local governments, plus footnotes & appendices
1983
Freedberg, Louis. America's Poisoned Playgrounds: Children and Toxic Chemicals. Washington D.C.: Youth News & Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1983.
Box 2 Item #15
Policy Report
8 chapters including: overview & major findings, "Inner City Canaries", pesticides, freeway parks, etc., and resources for action
1983
Goldberg, Lenny. Building Cooperatives in California: A Model for State Action. California Cooperative Federation and Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1983.
Box 2 Item #16
Policy Report
4 chapters including: co-op history in CA, consumer goods & services cooperatives, housing cooperatives and worker cooperatives, plus appendix A -D
1983
Tryens, Jeffrey (Ed.). The Toxics Crisis: What States Should Do. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1983.
Box 2 Item #17
Policy Report
6 sections including: intro, protecting workers, protecting the community, waste disposal waste clean-up, plus list of contributors and end notes
1984
Tarr-Whelean, Linda (Ed.). A Women's Rights Agenda for the States. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1984.
Box 2 Item #18
Policy Agenda
5 sections including: intro, employment & economic issues, human services & education, political & human rights, plus list of contributors
1984
Webb, Lee & Tryens, Jeffrey (Ed.). An Environmental Agenda for the States. Washigton D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1984.
Box 2 Item #19
Policy Agenda
14 chapters on background facts and legislations for 14 environmental issues, plus intro & list of contributors
1985
Arnheim, Louise & Tryens, Jeffrey (Ed.). Legislative Sourcebook - Health Policy: Expanding Access to Care. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1985.
Box 2 Item #20
Policy Report
2 part book: PartI:Funding Mechanism. PartII: Basic Health Care Plans & Insurance Proposals.
December 7-8, 1984
Peters, Farley (Compiled by). Taxes and Revenue: New Ideas for the Midwest - Agenda '85. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1984.
Box 2 Item #21
Policy Report
Chicago Illionois. 5 sections including legislation reviews and newspaper articles around categories of: "fiscal structures and policy considerations", "management and budget policies", "tax and revenue innovations", "tax policy and economic development", and "general"
1985
Davidoff, Linda & Williams, Cynthia (Prepared by). Executive Orders: A New Strategy to Use Public Agencies to Increase Voter Registration. Washington D.C.: Human Serve Fund, Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1985.
Box 2 Item #22
Policy Report
6 sections including intro, executive order strategy, texts of executive orders, implementation instructions to employees, key issues and list of contacts
1985
Arnheim, Louise & Webb, Lee (Ed.). A Health Care Agenda for the States. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1985.
Box 2 Item #23
Policy Report
7 sections including: intro, the health care crisis, health care for the elderly, health care financing & delivery, health care services, new approaches, health protection and list of contributors. (Note: Cover falling off)
April 10, 1985
Webb, Lee (Compiled by). Bank Deregulation: New Ideas for Illinois. Springfield, Illinois. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1985.
Box 2 Item #24
Policy Report
Newspaper articles & policy reviews on the categories of "general", "consumers", "economic development", and "communities"
1979
Dawson, Steven L. . Worker Cooperatives and the National Consumer Cooperative Bank Act. Washington D.C.: Conference/Alternative State & Local Policies, 1979.
Box 2 Item #25
Policy Report
Paper concept on worker cooperatives and the Bank Act - 15 pages
1979
Parker, Richard & Taylor, Tamsin. Strategic Investment: An Alternative for Public Funds. Studies in Pension Fund Investments 6. Washington D.C: Conference on Alternative & Local Policies, 1979.
Box 2 Item #26
Policy Report
9 sections including changes in the investments climate, the common stock controversy, linked deposits, stategic investment policy, etc.
September 1979
Harrington, John C.. Packaging Housing Mortage Loan: Strategies for California. Studies in Pension Fund Investments 2. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative & Local Policies, 1979.
Box 2 Item #27
Policy Report
5 sections of policy review including retirement & housing fund in CA, major findings, etc., plus appendices & bibliography
1980
Webb, Lee & Schweke, William (Ed.). Public Employee Pension Funds: New Strategies for Investment. Resources for Public Officials, Trade Unionists & Community Leaders. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1980.
Box 2 Item #28
Policy Report
11 chapters including overview, public control of capital, pension fund investment, political & institutional obstacles, etc., plus glossary & resources
Jaunary 1980
Belden, Joe & Edwards, Gibby & Guyer, Cynthia & Webb, Lee (Ed.). New Directions in Farm, Land and Food Policies: A Time for State and Local Action. The Agriculture Project. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Policies, 1981.
Box 2 Item #29
Policy Report
7 sections including strengthening the family farm, protecting farm land, conserving energy & natural resources, supporting low-income farmers, etc.
December 5, 1975
Various authors. Southwest Regional Conference Report. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies, 1975.
Box 2 Item #30
Report
Pamphlet sent to conference participants. Summarizes the conference discussions, offers articles that apply to the conference.
1975
Conference Report: Where do we go from here?
Box 3 Folder 1
1975
Midwest Conference Alternative State and Local Public Policy Report
Box 3 Folder 2
1975
Public Policy Reader of the Conference on Alternative State & Local Public Policies held June 13-15, 1975 in Madison, Wisconsin. The reader was edited and compiled by Derek Shearer and Lee Webb.
Box 3 Folder 3
This reader is available online here: http://ecommons.library.cornell.edu/handle/1813/29732
1975
Programs and Proposals: A Reader on Public Policy
Box 3 Folder 4
1975
Southwest Regional Conference Report
Box 3 Folder 5
1976
A Conference on Alternative Public Policy for Northeastern Cities
Box 3 Folder 6
1976
Legislative Handbook on Women's Issues
Box 3 Folder 7
1976
Public Control of Public Money: Should States and Cities Have Their Own Banks?
Box 3 Folder 8
1976
Report of the Second Annual Conference on Alternative State and Local Public Policies
Box 3 Folder 9
1976
Second Annual Public Policy Reader of the Conference on Alternative State & Local Public Policies held June 10-13, 1976 in Austin, Texas
Box 3 Folder 10
This reader is available online here: http://ecommons.library.cornell.edu/handle/1813/29733
1976
The Political and Economic Crisis of Northeast Cities
Box 3 Folder 11
1977
Industrial Exodus
Box 3 Folder 12
June 1977
Murray, Edward & Webb, Lee (Ed.). New Directions in State & Local Public Policy. Washington D.C.: Conference on Alternative State & Local Public Policies, 1977.
Box 3 Folder 13
Policy Report
Book that "details the innovative legislation and proposals in some of the crucial areas that governments face". 11 chapters on 11 policy issues (taxes, agriculture, controlling corporations, energy, revenue sharing, women in the economy, public employees, public capital, reinvestment, campaigns, & land use)
1977
New Directions in State and Local Tax Reform
Box 3 Folder 14
1977
Public Control of Public Money
Box 3 Folder 15
1977
Report of the Third Annual Conference on Alternative State and Local Public Policies
Box 3 Folder 16
1978
Fourth Annual National Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies
Box 3 Folder 17
1978
Pension Fund Investments: The Issue of Control
Box 3 Folder 18
1978
Public Policies for the Eighties, Perspectives and Resources for State and Local Action
Box 3 Folder 19
1978
Reforming Public Investment Policies: Proposals for San Diego
Box 3 Folder 20
1978
Women in the Economy
Box 3 Folder 21
1978
Women in the Economy: Policies and Strategies for Change
Box 3 Folder 22
1979
A Guide to Cooperative Alternatives
Box 3 Folder 23
1979
Fifth Annual National Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies: Agenda for the 80's
Box 3 Folder 24
1979
Investing in Ourselves: Strategies for Massachussetts
Box 3 Folder 25
1979
Misc. notes from Fifth Annual National Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies: Agenda for the 80's
Box 3 Folder 26
1979
New Directions in Farm, Land and Food Policies, A Time for State and Local Action
Box 3 Folder 27
1979
Packaging Housing Mortgage Loans: Strategies for California
Box 3 Folder 28
1979
Public Employee Pension Funds: New Strategies for Investment
Box 3 Folder 29
1979
Strategic Investment: An Alternative for Public Funds
Box 3 Folder 30
1979
The Public Balance Sheet: A New Tool for Evaluating Economic Choices
Box 3 Folder 31
1979
The Shifting Property Tax Burden: The Untold Cause of the Tax Revolt
Box 3 Folder 32
1980
Assisting Beginning Farmers: New Programs and Responses
Box 3 Folder 33
1980
Cooperatives and Energy #1: New Coops and the National Consumer Coop Bank
Box 3 Folder 34
1980
Energy Conservation: Resources
Box 3 Folder 35
1980
Investing in Minnesota: A Proposal to use State Moneys for Maximum Benefit
Box 3 Folder 36
1980
Manual on Pay Equity: Raising Wages for Women's Work
Box 3 Folder 37
1980
Natural Resource Taxation: Perspectives, Resources, and Issues
Box 3 Folder 38
1980
New Initiatives in Energy Legislation: A State by State Guide: 1979-1980
Box 3 Folder 39
1980
Plant Closings: Issues, Politics, and Legislation
Box 3 Folder 40
1980
Redirecting Public Funds: A Strategy for the City of Berkeley
Box 3 Folder 41
1980
Revitalizing New York City's Economy: The Role of Public Pension Funds
Box 3 Folder 42
1980
Social Investments and the Law: The Case for Alternative Investments
Box 3 Folder 43
1980
State and Local Tax Revolt: New Directions for the 1980s. Author Tips/Webb
Box 4 Item # 44
1980
The National Consumer Cooperative Bank: Will its Promise be Realized?.
Box 4 Item # 45
1980
The New Right: A Growing Force in State Politics. Author Hunter, William
Box 4 Item # 46
1981
Citizen Involvement in Community Energy Planning. Author Hughes/Pape
Box 4 Item # 47
1981
Cooperatives & Energy #2: Annoted Bibliography and Resource Directory.
Box 4 Item # 48
1981
Divesting From South Africa: A Prudents Approach for Pension Funds. Author Litwak/Estrella/ McTique
Box 4 Item # 49
1981
Employee Ownership: Issues, Resources and Legislation. Author Rosen, Corey
Box 4 Item # 50
1981
Energy Planning and Education: A Handbook for Community Leaders and Organizations. Author The Energy Project
Box 4 Item # 51
1981
Housing and Abandonment: Does Rent Control Make a Difference?. Author Marcuse, Peter
Box 4 Item # 52
1981
Innovative Energy Policies: A Briefing Book. Author The Energy Project
Box 4 Item # 53
1981
Innovative Energy Projects: Models for Self-Sufficiency. Author Hughes/Pape
Box 4 Item # 54
1981
Local Alternative Energy Futures: Perspectives and Resources. Author Brasuk/Mode/Glass
Box 4 Item # 55
1981
Meeting Local Energy Needs: Resources for Self-Sufficiency. Author Freedburg, Michael
Box 4 Item # 56
1981
Solarizing America: The Davis Experience. Author Vine, Edward
Box 4 Item # 57
1981
State and Local Solar Energy Policy: Meeting Low-Income Needs. Author Okagaki, Alan
Box 4 Item # 58
1981
The Housing Crisis: A Strategy for Public Pension Funds. Author Schur/Phelan
Box 4 Item # 59
1981
The National Consumer Cooperative Bank: The First Year: Analysis of Policies and Recommended Changes. Author Gordan/Logan
Box 4 Item # 60
May-June 1981
Ways & Means - Moved to a different box
Box Item # 61
1982
Community Energy Cooperatives: How to Organize, Manage and Finance Them.
Box 4 Item # 62
1982
Mandating Social Prudence: A Handbook for Pension Investment. Author Leibig, Michael
Box 4 Item # 63
1982
New Initiatives in Energy Legislation: A State by State Guide: 1981-1982. Author The Energy Project
Box 4 Item # 64
1982
Putting America Back to Work: What States and Cities can do. Author Schweke/Webb
Box 4 Item # 65
1982
The National Consumer Cooperative Bank: Eligibility: How Coops and Community Organizations Can use the Coop Bank.
Box 4 Item # 66
1983
America's Cities and Counties: A Citizen's Agenda.
Box 4 Item # 67
1983
America's Poisoned Playgrounds: Children and Toxic Chemicals. Author Freedburg, Michael
Box 4 Item # 68
1983
Building Cooperatives in California: A Model for State Action.
Box 4 Item # 69
1983
Financing Energy Conservation: What States and Cities can do. Author Freedburg/Hatfield
Box 4 Item # 70
1983
Model Agenda: Voter Registration: An Agenda for the States.
Box 4 Item # 71
1983
The Toxics Crisis: What the States Should do. Author Tryens, Jeffrey
Box 4 Item # 72
1984
America's States: A Citizen's Agenda 1983-1984.
Box 4 Item # 73
1984
An Environmental Agenda for the States. Author Webb/Tryens
Box 4 Item # 74
1984
Winning the Right to Know: A Handbook for Toxics Activists. Author Chess, Caron
Box 4 Item # 75
1986
Financing Deregulation: New Opportunities for Rural Economic Development. Author Siegel/Kwass/Reamer
Box 4 Item # 76
1986
Legislative Sourcebook on the Environment. Author Tryens, Jeffrey
Box 4 Item # 77
1986
Policy Strategies for an Adequate Family Income: a Briefing Book.
Box 4 Item # 78
1986
State Issues Forum: Policy Strategies for an Adequate Family Income.
Box 4 Item # 79
1987
Business Climate Yields to Growth Climate: The Midwest Pioneers the New Age.
Box 4 Item # 80
1987
The Women's Economic Justice Agenda: Ideas for the States. Author Tarr-Whelan/Isensee
Box 4 Item # 81
1992
Women's Voices: A Report.
Box 4 Item # 82
Unknown
Beginning Farmers Assistance Acts (Innovative Legislation Series). Author The Agricultrue Project
Box 4 Item # 83
Unknown
Interstate Grain Marketing Compact (Innovative Legislation Series). Author The Agricultrue Project
Box 4 Item # 84
Unknown
Iowa Family Farm Act (Innovative Legislation Series). Author The Agricultrue Project
Box 4 Item # 85
Unknown
Iowa Non-Resident Alien Ownership Act (Innovative Legislation Series). Author The Agricultrue Project
Box 4 Item # 86
Unknown
Minnesota Family Farm Security Act (Innovative Legislation Series). Author The Agricultrue Project
Box 4 Item # 87
Unknown
New Directions in Farm, Land and Food Policies: A Time for State and Local Action.
Box 4 Item # 88
Unknown
North Dakota Graduated Land Tax (Innovative Legislation Series). Author The Agricultrue Project
Box 4 Item # 89
Unknown
Protecting the Family Farm/Preserving Farm Land. Author Webb
Box 4 Item # 90
Unknown
Saskatchewan Land Bank Act (Innovative Legislation Series). Author The Agricultrue Project
Box 4 Item # 91
Unknown
State Wars over Saturn: A Policy Reader on Industrial Recruitment. Author Midwest Leadership Project
Box 4 Item # 92