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Become A Member

JOIN THE MOVEMENT with the first urban affiliate of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE), the fastest growing business alliance of values aligned entrepreneurs in North America. As a member, you'll receive discounted access to BALLE events, products and resources!

If you’re an entrepreneur, art-preneur, food-preneur, or a LOCALIST - a person that loves and invests in their community and want to be a part of defining community change from the inside out, join our community. 

Now is the time to join forces to protect, foster, and strengthen the local businesses in our neighborhoods that give us a sense of place, ensure our diverse culture, and provide us with strong unique communities.

As a Forward Ever member, you join thousands of localists working together to usher in a new economy that’s more inclusive, fair and just. We truly are better together.