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You might actually love this year!

How is February almost over already? As we look forward and make plans for the coming year, we made this video to share how 2020 is turning into the most lovable year yet. Enjoy! And see below for the many ways we want you to be part of it.  Continue Reading

AB5 Legal Cafe Teach-In Video

AB5 Legal Cafe Teach-In Video

Do you hold an HR Role in a worker cooperative? Are you starting or converting to a cooperative and wondering what employment policies you should have for your workers? This teach-in was recorded just for you! Click here to watch the video and to learn about how new employment laws under... Continue Reading

How to #DemocratizeDecolonizeDecarbonize land in a decade

How to #DemocratizeDecolonizeDecarbonize land in a decade

A housing lawyer, a farmland lawyer, an energy lawyer, and a grassroots finance lawyer walked into our office and formed the Law Center's new Land and Resources Circle. Together, they agreed on a collective vision: Democratize. Decolonize. Decarbonize. And so they launched the #DemocratizeDecolonizeDecarbonize campaign. Their goal? Recruit 20 new... Continue Reading

Berkeley Revises Loan Requirements to Help Finance Employee Ownership

By Karen Khan of Fifty by Fifty The Cheese Board Collective, in Berkeley, CA, has been owned by its workers since 1971. Excerpt: For worker cooperatives, one of the barriers to growth is access to capital. Small business loans usually require the business owner to offer what is known as a... Continue Reading

These Organizations are Putting People Over Profits

These Organizations are Putting People Over Profits

Law Center at the Law Center's 10-year anniversary party held on October 12, 2019. Excerpt:  SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIES LAW CENTER Many organizations — including those funded by AmbitioUS — are popping up in recent years to develop new economic systems focused on local production, sustainability, and community. However, many of these... Continue Reading

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