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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy


Kevin Richardson is based in Dallas, TX where he works full time campaigning for climate justice for an environmental nonprofit. He also does freelance writing and project work and has a Ph.D. in Japanese environmental history from UCLA.

The Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation (BDCC) is the Regional Development Corporation for the Windham Region, in southeastern Vermont.

Robyn Wagoner is a documentary filmmaker.

Linda has worked for many industries, including agriculture, telecommunications, banking, retail, wholesale, small business, nonprofit entities and service companies. Through her training as a paralegal for James B. Dean, Esq., Linda learned about the special legal and management needs of cooperatives and the business model’s unique ability to bring people together for purposes other than investment. After becoming an attorney, Linda has continued working with small- and medium-sized businesses and has helped create worker cooperatives, purchasing coops, retail multi-stakeholder coops and many others.

Editor of Mutual Interest Media. Journalist who has written for a range of publications, such as The Tribune and Open Democracy, about Co-operatives and economics.

Nweeda Khan is a Preston City Council Councillor.

Martyn Rawlinson is a Preston City Council Councillor.

Ownership Matters is a podcast for homeowners in Resident Owned Communities featuring conversations with people who live in, work with, and advocate for ROCs. Hosts Paul Bradley and Mike Bullard share conversations with people at the heart of the resident ownership movement.

Elif Tugba Simsek writes for Mutual Interest Media.

Antonella Carrano, PhD, is an Independent Researcher.