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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

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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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July 16, 2020

Cooperating Through Crisis

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Gordon Edgar of Rainbow Grocery Co-op in San Francisco discusses the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on their business.

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June 1, 2020

A Gift for Showing Up

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Matt joined a cooperative and was written a poem as a thank-you.

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April 13, 2020

Arizmendi's Economic Democracy Demonstrations in Food and Housing

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Tim Huet discusses the Arizmendi model of worker cooperative.

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March 30, 2020

Diary of an "Essential Worker" (Entry 2)

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Rainbow Grocery Co-op worker-owner Gordon Edgar talks about life as an essential worker after San Francisco announced a Shelter in Place order due to COVID-19

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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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December 19, 2019

Baking in the Cooperation

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Interviews with four worker-owners from four of the Arizmedi Bakeries

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October 21, 2019

Central Co-op: A Tale of Two Cities

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Central Co-op in Seattle converted to a solidarity (multi-stakeholder) model that includes a new membership class for staff.