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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

Racial Justice

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May 27, 2014

Black Co-ops Were A Method of Economic Survival

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Jessica Gordon-Nembhard talks about her research into the history of African-American co-ops.

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February 26, 2021

Organizing for food sovereignty in Boston

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Organizing for Food Sovereignty in Boston: A Personal History” with Greg Watson.

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February 22, 2021

How Co-ops Benefit Your Wallet and Work

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A conversation about worker co-ops with technical assistance providers in the Chicagoland area.

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February 18, 2021

Co-ops and Voting Rights

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Rev. Wendell Paris of Jackson, Mississippi discusses the history of co-op development and the struggle for voting rights among Black Americans in the Southern US.

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December 17, 2020

A Brief History of the Police

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The historical and contemporary failure of police forces to accomplish their tasks, and what might be a better alternative.

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November 24, 2020

A Conversation about the Impact of Co-ops in Abolition Work

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Discussion about the intersections of cooperative practices, ethics, and tools with the movement for police and prison abolition and their replacement with a system designed to meet the needs of the community and the individuals who comprise it.

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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 5, 2020

Cooperatives and the Black Community

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Gregory Jackson talks about cooperatives in the Black Community.

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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 14, 2020

From Door to Door: An Interview with Jessica Gordon-Nembhard

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An interview with Jessica Gordon-Nembhard.