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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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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.

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July 23, 2020

Black Commons, Community Land Trusts, and Reparations

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Community Land Trusts (CLTs) offer a way to keep land out of the speculative market while providing a step towards reparations for African Americans.

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May 26, 2020

Community Capital in the Time of COVID-19

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In this Solidarity Chicago session, you will learn historical and contemporary examples of how our communities have employed rotating savings and credit associations, peer-to-peer lending, and other creative methods of harnessing capital.

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February 24, 2020

A New Breed of Worker Coops

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Joseph Cureton discusses the holding company model being used by the Staffing Cooperative (now the Orban Cooperative).

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February 20, 2020

10 Resources on Black Liberation & Economic Democracy

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A list of readings on Black liberation and economic democracy.

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January 20, 2020

Malik Yakini

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Malik Yakini talks about his life, work, and inspirations working for food sovereignty and social justice in Detroit, MI.

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November 4, 2019

Tribe Co-Create

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An interview with Angelica, Bianca, and Noa of Tribe Co-create, conducted by Malikia Johnson as part of the Take Care of Each Other World Tour.

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September 26, 2019

Community Land Trusts: A Model for Reparations?

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Community land trusts can be a mechanism for realizing reparations in urban and underserved communities.