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Immigrants...We Get the Job Done!

Immigrant cooperatives across the country are building community wealth. “In today's anti-immigrant context, access to ongoing legal expertise is absolutely essential,” explains Maria Pascual, the director of Prospera. Headquartered in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood, Prospera advances economic empowerment of Latina immigrant women by providing cooperative business ownership opportunities. Continue Reading

Community Controlled Food Systems Never Tasted So Good!

At the Law Center, we’re supporting worker-owned and democratic enterprises that are transforming conventional notions of power, control, and success. This is why we are committed to serving clients like People’s Kitchen Collective, a cooperatively governed food justice enterprise based in Oakland, CA. Continue Reading

Stopping Displacement in Oakland Through Cooperative Solutions

Stopping Displacement in Oakland Through Cooperative Solutions

Two years ago, amidst the growing housing and homelessness crisis and a lack of visionary leadership in Oakland City Hall, Noni Session decided to take action. “One of the realizations that came out of our canvassing work was that we need a cooperative economy. We need to govern ourselves because... Continue Reading

Dear Diary, Women and Immigrants Are Getting It Done!

Dear Diary, Women and Immigrants Are Getting It Done!

I took up journaling last year, and…WOW. Continue Reading

Guess Who's Coming for Dinner

Guess Who's Coming for Dinner

Have you noticed how many tech start-ups are interested in food these days? We have. There are dozens of apps that deliver food right to your door (either by a human being or sometimes even by a robot) and you can order take-out, groceries, or partially prepared meals with a... Continue Reading

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