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3 Ways to Make Your Thanksgiving a Day of Economic and Racial Justice

3 Ways to Make Your Thanksgiving a Day of Economic and Racial Justice

We put together a short list of ways to make your Thanksgiving a day of economic and racial justice: Continue Reading

A New Economy or a Return to the Little Tradition?

A New Economy or a Return to the Little Tradition?

By Tracy Bindel, Law Center Intern How Spirituality & Economic Democracy Can Weave Communities Together For the first two weeks of June 2019, I attended an institute at the Underground Seminary studying a Post-Colonial Survey of the Bible at the Church of All Nations (CAN) outside of Minneapolis, MN. What is... Continue Reading

Making a More Democratic Economy, One Revolving Loan Fund at a Time

By Oscar Perry Abello of Next City Excerpt: The Sustainable Economies Law Center supported worker cooperative members to participate in the local policy-making process that eventually led to the changes to Berkeley’s small business loan fund in September. The center’s “policy brigade” initiative brought together a group of worker co-op... Continue Reading

Santa Clara, California is taking steps to invest in worker cooperatives

By NCBA CLUSA Excerpt: In a unanimous vote last week, the Santa Clara City Council adopted recommendations put forward by the Committee on Economic Development, Communications and Marketing to advance worker cooperative development in the community. The motion to move the worker co-op effort forward was led by Santa Clara... Continue Reading

Berkeley Just Made its Small Business Revolving Loan Fund Work for Worker Cooperatives

From the Office of Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin BERKELEY, CA (September 25, 2019) — Businesses that are at risk of closure because their owner is retiring or putting the business up for sale are now eligible for the City’s Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) for the purpose of converting them into... Continue Reading

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