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
Whether you consider yourself an economic veteran or novice, now is the time to uncover the economic graffiti that lingers in all of our minds and, if you don’t like what you find, scrub it out; or, better still, paint it over with new images that far better serve our needs and times.
In this week’s roundup, we’re talking about reparations -- and a real world example of how they might work. Plus: The US can learn a thing or two from Quebec’s booming co-op economy, the war being enacted on the planet, and #BuyTwitter is up for a vote! There are lots of events and energy coming up in the month of April - are we missing anything? Write us!
PS - Don’t forget to find us on Instagram at @NewEconomyCoalition and tag us on stories in your community where a New Economy is being built!
In this week’s roundup, we’re talking about how anti-racist organizers in Seattle led a successful prison divest campaign, the internationally growing movement towards Community Land Trusts, and the role of collaborative organizing amidst Greece’s ongoing fiscal crisis. Plus: Check out the latest report from NEC member The Next System Project on how our economic system and unpaid care work contribute to gender inequality.
In this week’s roundup, we’re sharing some case studies from our members. Among them, PolicyLink’s interview with Cooperation Jackson about their work in an increasingly hostile political climate; and the work of Project Equity in helping boomers convert their businesses into worker-owned co-ops.
It's up to us to keep fighting. Here you'll find updates on the latest executive orders and movement responses. Plus, some tools from our members on how we continue to build alternatives while resisting heinous policies.
In this week’s roundup we’re talking about healthcare: what’s at stake and some possible solutions. We’ve also included two case studies -- from Detroit and Boston -- of communities stepping up and redefining the urban food economy. Plus: We’re co-hosting a gathering - "We Are The Warmth” - next month in New York City!