Ed Whitfield discusses using the co-op model to build black communities.
Here is an introduction to the concept of the platform co-op. To see it in action, visit social.coop and join for just $1/month!
Tom Webb, past chair of the Moases Coady Institute and founder of the Masters of Management: Co-operatives and Credit Unions program at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax.
Many co-ops start with the sweat and tears of their members. Check out of few of the stories from these co-ops:
This week, we kick off National Co-op Month with a retrospective on the birth of the “modern” co-op movement in the small industrial town of Rochdale, UK.
Capital Homecare incorporated in late summer of 2016, and has been working hard to become operational since then. This month, they begin a final push towards that goal and they need your help. To become operational, the co-op needs to raise enough funds to cover the costs of insurance and licensing along with some other […]
This week we visit a Credit Union form Winston-Salem, NC.
This week, take a look at CERO, a Boston area bilingual cooperative that food waste collection and organic compost manufacturer. This film, from 2013, discusses its origins and they are still going strong today. A great example “building the road as we travel” and constructing a green pathway out of poverty.
Donate Today! ROC Northwest is the NWCDC program that turns trailer parks into Resident Owned Communities (ROCs). Everyday people from within each community who volunteer their time, labor and passion to make each community a success serve as the backbone of these cooperatives. Running a business can seem very daunting at first. The Cascade ROC […]