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April 20, 2023

The Unsung Cooperative Hero Award & Ella Jo Baker

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Vernon interviews Jessica Gordon-Nembhard, Ph.D., Professor at John Jay College, and Ajowa Nzinga Ifateyo, Co Editor at Grassroots Economic Organizing. Both are also economic social justice advocates. Vernon and his guests will discuss the Unsung Cooperative Hero Award, and its first recipient Ella Jo Baker.

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August 14, 2020

From Door to Door: An Interview with Jessica Gordon-Nembhard

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An interview with Jessica Gordon-Nembhard.

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May 27, 2014

Black Co-ops Were A Method of Economic Survival

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Jessica Gordon-Nembhard talks about her research into the history of African-American co-ops.

Dr. Jessica Gordon-Nembhard on Everything Co-op

Jessica Gordon-Nembhard, Ph.D., Professor of Community Justice and Social Economic Development, and author of Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice discusses the her book and upcoming projects with host, Vernon Oakes on Everything Co-op.
 
During February, Everything Co-op celebrates Black History Month by focusing on the Association for the Study of African American Life and History's Theme.
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March 10, 2022

Racial Justice and Co-operatives

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Dr. Jessica Gordon-Nembhard speaks on Racial Justice and Co-operatives.

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December 26, 2023

Solidarity Economy & The Economics of Abundance

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Dr. Jessica Gordon-Nembhard summarizes her work on solidarity economics and worker cooperatives.

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April 18, 2022

Black Women in Co-op Movement & CDF's “Unsung Heroes Project”

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Jessica Gordon-Nembhard, Ph.D., Professor at John Jay College, and economic social justice advocate discusses her research on Black women in the U.S. co-op movement, and the Cooperative Development Fund's "Unsung Heroes Project."

Jessica Gordon-Nembhard is an editor with Grassroots Economic Organizing, a member of US Federation of Worker Cooperatives, and a professor at City University of NY – John Jay College

 

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August 1, 2022

The History of African American Cooperative Eco-Systems

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In this session, Jessica Gordon-Nembhard will discuss the history of African American mutual aid and cooperative economics, Black cooperative economic thought, the most prolific periods in the US African American Cooperative movement, and contemporary and previous examples of worker-owned cooperatives, lessons learned, and the way forward.

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June 13, 2010

Meet the GEO Collective!

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About the members of the GEO Collective.

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August 12, 2014

Collective Courage

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Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice

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July 5, 2021

Co-ops Not Cops - Part 2

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Part two of Co-ops Not Cops, featuring Jessica Gordon-Nembhard, Esteban Kelly, Lydia Pelot-Hobbs, and Ed Whitfield.

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July 6, 2023

Solidarity Economics

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Professor Jessica Gordon-Nembhard explores the potential of cooperatives and solidarity economics as pathways towards economic democracy and justice.