Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy
Businesses that are owned and democratically controlled by their workers/employees (called "worker-owners").
The Valley Alliance of Worker Co-operatives has set up a revolving loan fund for their members.
Cooperative development is the most important social change work that a person can do.
John McNamara reflects on his 26 years as a worker-owner at Union Cab.
Melanie Conn talks about her life in the Canadian co-op movement.
It is important that non-profit cooperative developers democratize their own work places.