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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

Producer Cooperatives

Producer owned and democratically-controlled organizations that serve their members (who may or may not be themselves cooperatives) through cooperative marketing, support and/or purchasing.

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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.

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August 13, 2020

Learning from the Earth

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OrganaGardens is a landscaping cooperative that uses a unique structure to account for collective ownership as well as mutual care and transformation.