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Berkeley City Council Adopts Budget Referral for Worker Coop Development

Berkeley City Council Adopts Budget Referral for Worker Coop Development

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BERKELEY, CA -- Last night, Berkeley City Council approved a budget referral that would commit $80,000 per year for two years to worker cooperative development services. The final number is still subject to change until the budget process draws to a close on June 25th. If adopted, this will... Continue Reading

Enthusiastically Sustainable Asian-Americans

Enthusiastically Sustainable Asian-Americans

OK. So maybe our blog post title isn’t as eye-catching as the book club favorite (and blockbuster movie) Crazy Rich Asians... But in our world, we work with so many Enthusiastically Sustainable Asian-Americans that we couldn’t pass up Asian Pacific American Heritage Month without highlighting some of them for you!... Continue Reading

Farmers of Color May Soon Get More Support in California

Farmers of Color May Soon Get More Support in California

By Nadra Nittle of Civil Eats ... “Farmers of color are the fastest-growing [group of] farmers in the country,” said Neil Thapar, food and farm program director for the Sustainable Economies Law Center, which is a member of the California Farmer Justice Collaborative... “As our farming population diversifies, those are the people... Continue Reading

The Cooperative Professionals Guild will convene its first independent conference this month

The Cooperative Professionals Guild will convene its first independent conference this month

By Sara Stephens From May 30-June 1, 2019, cooperative attorneys and accountants will gather in Chicago for New Horizons and Best Practices for Cooperative Professionals, where they will learn from one another’s practices, initiate newcomers into cooperative law and financial topics, and dig into legal and accounting challenges confronting their... Continue Reading

This City Has A Radical Plan To Get Rid Of Bosses

This City Has A Radical Plan To Get Rid Of Bosses

By Robert Raymond of Huffington Post BERKELEY, California ― In a 4,000-square-foot industrial space tucked away in a West Berkeley neighborhood, a team of glass blowers is hard at work. In one corner, a young man named Sam is repairing a piece of laboratory glassware used for cannabis distillation, the bright orange... Continue Reading

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