Let me begin by offering a little background on this session. (Slide 3) The movement for local economies has grown dramatically over the last decade. We’ve attracted public support and engaged tens of thousands of entrepreneurs and community leaders. But I think we’ve reached a point where we can’t get much further solely with the strategies we’re using now. We’re at a stage where we need to up our game. I want to suggest to you today that moving a policy agenda is a key part of what we need to do.