Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy
Businesses that are owned and democratically controlled by their workers/employees (called "worker-owners").
There has been a boom in young Black people getting involved in agriculture.
Executive Director of Shared Capital Cooperative, Christina Jennings, discusses how Shared Capital operates and how they have been acting to serve their members and the wider cooperative community during the COVID 19 pandemic.
A short film about the Up & Go cooperative home-cleaning app that is co-owned by three worker co-ops in New York City.
A co-founder of Means TV answers questions about their worker co-op.
Sarah Eppley checks in with Lauren Karaffa of the Brighter Days Collective in Washington D.C.
Matthew Epperson of the Georgia Cooperative Development Center checks-in about how things are going during the pandemic.
Mica Fisher checks in from NYC to talk about how the coronavirus is effecting things there.
Tim Huet discusses the Arizmendi model of worker cooperative.
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.
Rainbow Grocery Co-op worker-owner Gordon Edgar talks about life as an essential worker after San Francisco announced a Shelter in Place order due to COVID-19