Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy
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.
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.
Presentations from Start.coop's 2020 Co-op Accelerator Program graduates.
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.
Dr. Jessica Gordon-Nembhard talks about economic democracy in the context of the Movement for Black Lives.
OrganaGardens is a landscaping cooperative that uses a unique structure to account for collective ownership as well as mutual care and transformation.