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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

Worker Cooperatives

Businesses that are owned and democratically controlled by their workers/employees (called "worker-owners").

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October 3, 2016

A Cooperative Manifesto

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Cooperative development is the most important social change work that a person can do.

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January 7, 2021

Assessing Feasibility for Homecare Cooperatives

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A webinar on evaluating feasibility studies for homecare worker cooperatives featuring Katrina Kazda and Iwona Matczuk of the ICA Group and Deborah Craig of the Northwest Cooperative Development Center.

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January 4, 2021

The DisCO Elements

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A guide to distributed cooperative organizations.

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December 21, 2020

All About Employee Ownership Centers

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Matt Cropp, Co-Executive Director of the Vermont Employee Ownership Center, talks with Steve Herrick about the history of the EOCs and the work that VEOC does with worker co-ops and ESOPs.

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December 14, 2020

Samamkaya Yoga Back Care and Scoliosis Collective

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An interview with the Samamkaya Yoga Back Care and Scoliosis Collective of New York City.

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November 2, 2020

Black Farmers Reclaiming Economic Power with Cooperatives

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During this 90-minute webinar, we will talk about the history of Black farmer cooperatives, the role they have played in food and economic sovereignty, the challenges they face in the modern economy, and opportunities for growth.

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October 29, 2020

The People's Pitch 2020

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Presentations from Start.coop's 2020 Co-op Accelerator Program graduates.

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October 12, 2020

One Member One Vote

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Profiles of two co-op leaders: Carol Zippert of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund and Tim Huet of the Arizmendi Association of Cooperatives.

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August 31, 2020

Black Economic Lives Matter Too

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Dr. Jessica Gordon-Nembhard talks about economic democracy in the context of the Movement for Black Lives.