Gleanings

group of former students from the for-profit Corinthian Colleges have gone collective —and are seeking not only to erase their student-loan debt but also to spark a larger movement seeking free higher education in the United States.

We are looking for dynamic presenters who can offer interactive and/or engaging workshops. Workshop blocks are usually 1.5 or 2 hrs. While the focus of the event is on intentional communities, workshops sometimes cover a broader array of topics in cooperative and alternative lifestyles.

After nearly 12 years of bouncing around various Bay Area startups, Taran Ramage was feeling burnt out.

Caroline Woolard first got the idea to invest in commercial property when she realized she would soon be priced out of her artist's studio in Brooklyn.

As business owners approach retirement age, many consider selling and often face difficult decisions related to the value of their enterprises.

The Participatory Budgeting Project (PBP) is seeking a highly motivated individual to manage our technical assistance projects in the Eastern US and Canada. The Project Manager will assist and build the capacity of local governments and organizations to develop flagship models of participatory budgeting in North America.

When the workers of Donnelley arrived at the plant on August 11, 2014 they found a note at the gates explaining that the company was shutting down its operations in the country and that it “regretted the inconvenience.”

Every two years, the Eastern Conference for Workplace Democracy recognizes two individuals, cooperatives, or organizations for their outstanding contribution to the Workplace Democracy Movement in the Eastern and Southern United States. We invite you to submit a nomination in the category of Worker-owned Cooperative or Worker Cooperative Developer or Educator.

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