Why People Powered Economies Now?

Because through our years of supporting community resilience and grassroots economic empowerment, the same truth has emerged over and over again:

Women, immigrants, and people of color are remaking our economy with creative and inspiring enterprises!With your support, we can begin a virtuous cycle that builds the power of marginalized communities and supports us all!We are committed to removing barriers to community led transformation and creating the tools they need to shape our economic future.Will you join us?

Become a member or make a one-time donation TODAY to join us in creating People Powered Economies everywhere!


Only a people-powered organization can build a people-powered economy.

Sogorea Te' Land Trust is an urban Indigenous women-led community organization that facilitates the return of Chochenyo and Karkin Ohlone lands in the San Francisco Bay Area to Indigenous stewardship. Learn more about our Solidarity Partner here

Your support makes our work possible!

Read about the impact our work has already had on individuals and communities. 

People of Color Sustainable Housing Network

We're developing a new model of permanently affordable housing with East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative.

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We're developing tools and helping incubate immigrant, women-owned cooperatives with Prospera.

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Red Hen Cannery

We passed the CA Homemade Food Act, enabling growth for food businesses like Red Hen Cannery.

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People's Kitchen Collective

We provided legal support for People's Kitchen Collective, a nonprofit providing political education through art, activism, and food. 

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We are envisioning a world where everyone is able to meaningfully participate.