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1worker1vote.org and Mondragon USA are building a national network of unionized worker-owned cooperative businesses to overcome inequality of opportunity, mobility, and income.
American Sustainable Business Council
The mission of American Sustainable Business Council is to create a new vision and framework and advance market solutions and policies that ensure a vibrant, just, and sustainable economy.
Austin Cooperative Business Association (ACBA)
Beautiful Trouble equips grassroots movements with tools to be creative, strategic and solution-oriented. Our books, trainings, web tools and global network of visionary thinkers and doers distill best practices and animate possibilities for transformative change.
Beneficial State Foundation
Boston Impact Initiative
The Boston Impact Initiative is a place based, impact investment fund that partners with businesses and organizations throughout the region to create systemic shifts in opportunities for urban communities.
Boston Ujima Project
Bronx Cooperative Development Initiative
Canadian Community Economic Development Network
CCED-NET is a member-led organization committed to strengthening communities by creating economic opportunities that improve environmental and social conditions. We bring people and organizations together to share knowledge and build a collective voice for Community Economic Development action.
Canadian Worker Co-op Federation
CWCF is a national, bilingual grassroots membership organization of and for worker co-operatives and organizations that support the growth and development of worker co-operatives.
Carolina Common Enterprise
Center for Community Wealth Building
Center For Economic Democracy
C.E.D. engages progressive donors, private sector leaders and government officials to support popular organizing, economic development and cultural activism in our most vulnerable communities.
Center for Popular Economics
Clean Energy Works
CoFed: Cooperative Food Empowerment Directive
CoFED provides tools and trainings for campus communities to develop strong cooperatively-run food businesses. We engage with a dynamic network to increase access to healthy food while promoting thriving, equitable, and resilient local economies.
Community Purchasing Alliance Cooperative
Community Purchasing Alliance is a social-purpose cooperative -- 100% owned by our members -- that builds volume to help community institutions (faith, education, housing, non-profit) get better deals on everything that costs money from utility bills to maintenance services, copier leasing to waste hauling.
Cooperation New Orleans
Cooperative Development Institute
Cooperative Development Institute (CDI)'s mission is to work with people in the Northeast to create cooperative businesses and networks that grow a prosperous, equitable economy.
Cooperative Development Program of the Center for Family Life
Cooperative Economics Alliance of New York City
Coworker.org provides digital tools and strategic support to people who want to build better workplaces.
COWS (Center on Wisconsin Strategy)
COWS is a national think-and-do tank that promotes “high road” solutions to social problems. These treat shared growth and opportunity, environmental sustainability, and resilient democratic institutions as necessary and achievable complements in human development.
Croatan Institute is an independent institute for advanced social and environmental research and engagement. With initial funding from foundations, sustainable investment groups, civil society, and community development organizations, the Institute’s activities address some of the most complex sustainability challenges of our time, often in close partnership with practitioners in the field and movements for social and environmental change.
Cutting Edge Counsel
The mission of Cutting Edge Capital is to provide leadership toward a healthy, just, and sustainable new economy.
Democracy at Work
Democracy At Work Institute
The Democracy At Work Insitute is dedicated to building the field of worker cooperative development. Through research, education and relationship-building, it meets the need for coordination of existing resources, development of standards and leaders, critical discussion of models and best practices, and advocacy for worker cooperatives as a community economic development strategy.
The mission of The Democracy Collaborative is to help catalyze a moral and political transformation of the US political economy into a next system that is inclusive, just, and ecologically sustainable—in contrast to today’s amoral economy of financial extraction.
Demos is a public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy.
Detroit Community Wealth Fund
Fair World Project
Fair World Project (FWP) educates and advocates for a just global economy
Foundation for Intentional Community
Grassroots Economic Organizing Collective
Green America is a not-for-profit membership organization founded in 1982. Our mission is to harness economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.
Higher Purpose Co.
Highlander Research and Education Center
Highlander serves as a catalyst for grassroots organizing and movement building in Appalachia and the U.S. South. Through popular education, participatory research, and cultural work, we help to create spaces at Highlander and in local communities where people gain knowledge, hope and courage, expanding their ideas of what is possible.
We provide social architecture, training and free software to time banks worldwide. Our mission statement is "Peace, Abundance and Sharing through Equality in Exchange."
Humans United in Mutual Aid Networks (HUMANs)
Institute for Local Self Reliance
The Institute’s mission is to provide innovative strategies, working models and timely information to support environmentally sound and equitable community development. To this end, ILSR works with citizens, activists, policymakers and entrepreneurs to design systems, policies and enterprises that meet local or regional needs; to maximize human, material, natural and financial resources; and to ensure that the benefits of these systems and resources accrue to all local citizens.
James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership
The mission of the Boggs Center is to nurture the transformational leadership capacities of individuals and organizations committed to creating productive, sustainable, ecologically responsible, and just communities.
Jobs With Justice
L.A. Co-op Lab
Labor Network for Sustainability
The Labor Network for Sustainability believes that workers and environmentalists must be engaged together in order for our society to address the dual deepening crises of both climate and income inequality.
Little Village Environmental Justice Organization
Local Clean Energy Alliance
The Local Clean Energy Alliance works to promote the equitable development and democratization of local renewable energy resources as key to addressing climate change and building sustainable and resilient communities.
Local Futures is dedicated to the revitalization of cultural and biological diversity, and the strengthening of local communities and economies worldwide. Our emphasis is on education for action: moving beyond single issues to look at the more fundamental influences that shape our lives.
Madison Workers Cooperative (MadWorC)
MAP Growing Green
Mountain Association for Community Economic Development
The Mountain Association invests in people and places in Eastern Kentucky to advance a just transition to a new economy that is more diverse, sustainable, equitable and resilient.
Movement Generation: Justice and Ecology Project
Movement Generation Justice & Ecology Project inspires and engages in transformative action towards the liberation and restoration of land, labor, and culture. MG is rooted in vibrant social movements led by low-income communities and communities of color committed to a Just Transition away from profit and pollution and towards healthy, resilient and life-affirming local economies.
New Economy Project
New England Grassroots Environment Fund
New England Grassroots Environment Fund works to energize and nurture long-term civic engagement in local initiatives that create and maintain healthy, just, safe and environmentally sustainable communities.
North American Students of Cooperation (NASCO)
The North American Students of Cooperation (NASCO) Family of associations organizes and educates affordable group equity co-ops and their members for the purpose of promoting a community oriented cooperative movement.
Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group
Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance
The Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance’s mission is to enhance and maintain healthy marine ecosystems by organizing a decentralized network of community-based fishermen, fishworkers and allies.
NYC Network of Worker Cooperatives (NYC NOWC)
Open Buffalo is a community movement for social and economic justice. Our vision is an equal and just region open to full democratic participation by all its residents, open to innovative ideas and policies; open to new leaders from disadvantaged communities; and open to meaningful economic opportunity and sustainable wealth creation for all.
Palante Technology Cooperative
Parable of the Sower Co-op
Participatory Budgeting Project
Participatory Budgeting Project works to empower people to decide together how to spend public money.
Partners for Dignity and Rights
Partnership for Southern Equity
Peace Development Fund
The Peace Development Fund is a public foundation providing grants and other resources to communities and organizations with which we share a common vision for change.
People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH Buffalo)
The mission of PUSH Buffalo is to mobilize residents to create strong neighborhoods with quality, affordable housing; to expand local hiring opportunities; and to advance economic justice in Buffalo.
People's Economy Lab
Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA)
PACA's mission is to improve the lives of people in the Philadelphia region by supporting democratically organized businesses, promoting the principles of the international cooperative movement, and growing the cooperative economy.
Platform Cooperativism Consortium
PolicyLink is a national research and action institute advancing economic and social equity by Lifting Up What Works.
Post Growth Institute
Post Growth Insititute is an international group exploring and inspiring paths to global prosperity that don’t rely on economic growth.
Power Shift Network
Through the collective power of young people and the Millennial Generation, the Power Shift Network is working for a safe climate and just future where communities are thriving and own their power, whether that power is electrical, economic, social, or political.
Project Equity fosters economic resiliency in low-income communities by demonstrating and replicating strategies that increase worker ownership.
Round Sky Solutions
Salish Sea Cooperative Finance
Schumacher Center for a New Economics
Seed Commons: A Community Wealth Cooperative
Self-Help Credit Union
Self-Help is a leading community development financial institution (CDFIs) with a mission of creating and protecting economic opportunity for all, with a particular emphasis on people of color, women, and residents of low-wealth and rural areas.
The mission of Shareable is to empower everyone to share for a more joyous, equitable, and resilient world.
Sociocracy for All
Solidarity Economy St. Louis
Solidarity Economy St. Louis is a network of social justice organizations, small businesses, and individuals striving to build and grow a solidarity economy: that is, an economy that embodies the values of social justice, ecological sustainability, mutualism, cooperation, democracy, and innovation while resisting the notion of every person for themselves.
Solidarity Research Center
Solidarity Research Center is a worker-owned collective of researchers, storytellers and creators, whose mission is to generate intelligence to oppose systems that don't sustain working people and the planet and help to build systems that do.
Soulardarity is building energy democracy in Highland Park, MI and its neighboring communities through organizing, education, and developing community-owned clean energy.
Springboard for the Arts
Sustainable Economies Law Center
SELC cultivates a new legal landscape that supports community resilience and grassroots economic empowerment.
The East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative
The Kola Nut Collaborative
The Laura Flanders Show
The Toolbox for Education and Social Action (TESA)
The Toolbox for Education and Social Action (TESA) is a worker-owned cooperative whose mission is to make people’s lives more just and democratic through the use of participatory education.
The Working World
The Working World (TWW) creates deep economic development through innovative financing and support to worker-owned businesses that build income and assets in under-resourced communities.
Transition US (TUS) is a national hub organization for the international Transition Towns movement.
U.S. Department of Arts and Culture
The U.S. Department of Arts and Culture is national action network of artists and cultural workers mobilizing creativity in the service of social justice.
U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives
The mission of the USFWC is to create a thriving cooperative movement through the development of stable and empowering jobs and worker-ownership.
U.S. Solidarity Economy Network
United for a Fair Economy
We Own It
We Own It is involved in catalyzing citizen action for democracy, participation, and excellence in cooperatives, through member education and organizing.
Worcester Roots Project
Worcester Roots Project is a collective of youth and adult organizers on a mission to create opportunities for economic, social and environmental justice.