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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

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June 15, 2020

How Do We Change the Police?

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To change the police, we need to fundamentally change the organization of city government.

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June 4, 2020

Key Facilitation Skills: Becoming Multi-tongued

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Good facilitators need to be able to "speak the language" of process, emotion, and posture, as well as whatever spoken language is being used.

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May 28, 2020

Solidarity: We Don’t Need to be Perfect

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We don't need to be perfect to have solidarity.

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May 26, 2020

Community Capital in the Time of COVID-19

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In this Solidarity Chicago session, you will learn historical and contemporary examples of how our communities have employed rotating savings and credit associations, peer-to-peer lending, and other creative methods of harnessing capital.

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May 18, 2020

Disrupting the Gig Economy with Cooperation

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Cycle courier cooperatives are turning technology on the gig economy giants.

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May 7, 2020

The Up & Go Story

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A short film about the Up & Go cooperative home-cleaning app that is co-owned by three worker co-ops in New York City.

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May 4, 2020

Worker-Owned Streaming Service Launches

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A co-founder of Means TV answers questions about their worker co-op.

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April 13, 2020

Arizmendi's Economic Democracy Demonstrations in Food and Housing

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Tim Huet discusses the Arizmendi model of worker cooperative.

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April 9, 2020

How co-ops are transforming Quebec’s food deserts

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Co-ops addressing shortages of fresh food in rural and urban Quebec.

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April 6, 2020

Demystifying SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loans

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David Hincapie of the US Small Business Administration (SBA) discusses the process for cooperatives to apply for an economic injury disaster loan to survive and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.