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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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October 25, 2021

Organizing for Food Justice in a Texas Food Desert

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How food several Dallas food justice organizations joined together to bring healthy food to the city's several food deserts.

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August 23, 2021

Common Challenges in Cooperatives

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Roger Fragua and Cornelius Blanding discuss similarities and differences between the challenges experienced by Native American and African American cooperatives.

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July 26, 2021

On Worker Cooperatives

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Niki Okuk, COO of RCO Tires cooperative, discusses the tribulations and the successes of doing business as a worker co-op.

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July 15, 2021

Remaking the Economy

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NPQ’s latest webinar in our Remaking the Economy series looks at the workplace of today while exploring how our work lives might be transformed to support health and wellbeing, promote restorative justice, and provide not just “jobs” but livelihoods.

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July 5, 2021

Co-ops Not Cops - Part 2

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Part two of Co-ops Not Cops, featuring Jessica Gordon-Nembhard, Esteban Kelly, Lydia Pelot-Hobbs, and Ed Whitfield.

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June 21, 2021

The Banker Ladies

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The Banker Ladies tells the stories of Ginelle, Aisha and Mabinty, three Black women in Toronto creating diverse financial services for their communities through Rotating Saving and Credit Associations (ROSCAs).

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June 7, 2021

Elizabeth Heyrick's Consumer Campaign to Abolish Slavery

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Elizabeth Heyrick energized the abolition movement with a consumer boycott.

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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.