This week we're talking about a report on how nonprofit's can better live into their values, California's mayors calling for PG&E to become a consumer cooperative, and how Barbados is exploring cooperatives to achieve it's fossil fuel free goals!
In 2020, we’re ready to take our work deeper. But we need your support! Our goal is to raise $100K by the end of the year, so that we can build a solidarity economy movement that cannot and will not be ignored. Our Interim Co-Director, Kelly Baker, explains why your support is crucial as we enter a new decade
In this week’s roundup, we’re talking about healthcare platform co-ops, the impact of community owned land, and more.
Plus, we are hosting a Reddit AMA (ask me anything) about tech democracy tomorrow, Friday September 1st at 1:00 pm EST as part of #NowWeOwn. Join us and ask experts and activists anything how communities can take back their internet from monopolies like Comcast and Verizon. Read more about it below.
This week, we launched #NowWeOwn, a campaign to make visible how our communities are owning up right now and taking control of everything from their jobs and their neighborhoods, to the internet and the banks.
At the NEC’s Annual Meeting, representatives from a half-dozen formed a Rural Electric Co-op Working Group to support one another and the broader movement in developing strategies to help communities transform their rural electric co-ops into pillars of the New Economy. This month, we were thrilled to hear that the working group has received a $25,000 grant from Solidaire as part of their Movement R&D Fund.
In this week’s roundup: DIY democracy, lessons from Germany’s Energiewiend, and the Pennsylvania town that put a right to clean air and water on the books! Plus: Check out the latest articles from our New Economy Reporting Project Fellows!
In this week’s roundup we’re exploring models of sustainability: from growing kelp to a farm that combines land-trusts, CSA’s, and community currency in one place. Plus: a toolkit for building equitable cities.