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Bylaws Toolkit for Worker Self-Directed Non-Profits

Bylaws Toolkit for Worker Self-Directed Non-Profits

"Bylaws can either be dusty legalese documents with no meaningful impact on your organization, or they can be a living, breathing record of how you and your partners have chosen to work together. They can serve to create separation between your board and staff,...

The Ujamaa Hour Archives

The Ujamaa Hour Archives

The Ujamaa Hour is a monthly webcast hosted by writer, facilitator, and organizer, Michael Tekhen Strode, exploring the Black social and solidarity economy through intimate, informal conversation. In the fall of 2018, the Ujamaa Hour webcast launched as an ongoing...

Worker Co-Ops: Weathering The Storm Of COVID-19

Worker Co-Ops: Weathering The Storm Of COVID-19

In this moment of crisis, worker cooperatives are a reliable, proven solution to address loss of jobs as well as income inequality. COVID-19 has devastated the small business community, and the clock is ticking on permanent shutdowns of small businesses. 45% of...

Mutual Aid Legal Toolkit

Mutual Aid Legal Toolkit

"Mutual aid networks exploded onto the scene with pandemic shelter-in-place orders. By some counts, there are well over 1,000 new mutual aid networks across the country, and likely thousands more that are operating informally in hyperlocal efforts. The practice of...

Handbook for Artists Working in Community

Handbook for Artists Working in Community

This handbook is a practical manual for individual artists who would like to begin or deepen this kind of artistic practice – work in and work with community. The stories, tools, and wisdom shared here were gathered from creative practitioners who regularly do this work.

Gilded Giving 2020: How Wealth Inequality Distorts Philanthropy and Imperils Democracy

Gilded Giving 2020: How Wealth Inequality Distorts Philanthropy and Imperils Democracy

Ten years ago, in August 2010, several dozen U.S. billionaires led by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett pledged to give away at least half of their wealth before their death. Many have donated considerable sums to charities and foundations since then. But as a group, these billionaires have seen their fortunes skyrocket in the decade since the so-called Giving Pledge was launched.

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