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Creative Commons is seeking a Director of Development to lead development on behalf of the organization. We are laying the foundations for the next phase of our work, and need you to not only help us raise funds, but shape how we do it.

HOST A DAWN INTERN AT YOUR COOPERATIVE?

The Democracy at Work Network (DAWN) peer advisor training program is starting its sixth year!  We again have a fantastic group of experienced worker-owners from around the country. Part of their training will be an internship where they can practice providing peer advice in a real-life setting.

We’re looking for new team members at Sol! Do you like biking? Feel passionate about a democratic workplace? Excited about being part of a start-up and the first pedicab cooperative? Read on!

During recent Kwanzaa celebrations there was a call for collective economics.

#NOTJUSTCOOPS is a semi regular podcast hosted by Cheyenna Layne Weber and Lauren Taylor Hudson. Filled with sass and snark, the podcast is a space to both vent about and show love to organizing in NYC

It’s time for everyone who cares about our troubled country to face the depth of the systemic crisis we now confront as a nation. We must step back from the daily fray and ask: How do we actually get on a path to the kind of society—and world—we’d like now and for future generations?

According to Amy Johnson, co-executive director of the US Federation of Worker Cooperatives, the majority of established women's co-ops came together at the behest of an agency that then serves as mentor and facilitator.

In 1996, attracted to the low cost of land and the lenient zoning restrictions, a group of young Stanford graduates raised money from friends and family and headed to northeastern Missouri to set up what is now known as Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage, a successful intentional community and 270-acre

A hybrid of socialism and capitalism, a workers' co-op offers the best of both and none of the worst. A cooperative corporation is a for-profit company, owned by and run by the workers. In this type of business, each individual, from production worker to top management, gets one vote in major decision-making processes.

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