Over 400 participants will converge on Ann Arbor, Michigan from November 2nd through 4th, 2018 to share ideas, learn new skills, and look at issues affecting the cooperative movement worldwide.
In this episode of Upstream, we explore the Solidarity Economy through expert interviews, stories, and rich sound design.
— Michael Ventura
— Caroline Woolard
— Michael Lewis
— Pat Conaty
— Jessica Gordon Nembard
— Biba Schoenmaker (Breadfunds)
— Stuart Field (Breadfunds UK)
— Jos Veldhuizen (Broodfonds)
Over 700 people across the new economy movement will join in St. Louis, MO to connect with one another, share our resources, and demonstrate our power in creating systems that truly meet the needs of our communities.
The Movement for Black Lives released last year a comprehensive platform, including an economic plank that discusses various opportunities for the economic development of black communities. This Transform Finance Investor Network webinar is led by Cathy Albisa, Director of NESRI, and Rashad Jamal Buni of the Black Youth Project.
These eight films are just a small sample of films documenting the sharing movement. Some are short, some are feature length. They all demonstrate that the sharing movement is growing every day.
Policies for Shareable Cities is the first policy handbook of its kind. It includes over 30 recommended policies for how cities should regulate the true sharing economy in the areas of food, work, housing, and transportation.
National and NYC based resources on the solidarity economy containing reports, audio recordings and podcasts, books, articles, films, how to guides, and relevant national and local groups.
A veritable choose your own adventure through the New Economy, Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth is a book that allows multiple entries into a vision for a new system by exploring the possible building blocks for that system.
A new investment co-op model lets communities own and develop their commercial spaces. Though new, this model holds potential for the many neighborhoods whose business districts are decaying, controlled by distant landlords or faraway retail chains.
As the cost of leasing commercial space soars in many U.S. cities, a new report from ILSR examines what's behind the skyrocketing rents and explores six broad policy strategies that elected officials and community leaders are proposing to keep commercial space appropriate, accessible, and affordable for independent businesses.