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The trailer park, originally constructed in 1962 by Boeing employees installing Minuteman missile systems for the U.S. Air Force, is located on Lower River Road. High levels of arsenic were detected in the water in 2012.

The Davis Food Co-op seeks an experienced and innovative leader for the position of General Manager.

The cooks team at Red Emma's has an immediate opening for an experienced vegan/vegetarian chef to join our kitchen crew. Responsibilities determined based on the qualifications of the applicant, but may potentially include menu and recipe development, sourcing, prep and line cooking, and sandwich construction.

I knew that Mondragon was not the first 20th century attempt to successfully use group entrepreneurship and worker cooperatives on a large scale to systematically create jobs and enterprises. That honor should go to the Chinese Industrial Cooperatives, more commonly know as “INDUSCO” or “Gung Ho,” founded in 1938, eighteen years earlier than Mondragon.

INDUSCO was initiated and promoted by a young woman, Helen Foster Snow, who was originally from Salt Lake City, Utah. She lived in China with her husband, Edgar Snow, from 1932 to 1939.

Real jobs are at stake here as well as the unique vibrancy of a downtown that declines with every Starbucks, Subway, CVS, and Bank of America that stands ready to fill the gaps left by discouraged local entrepreneurs.

On February 12, 1968—President Lincoln's birthday—as Dr. King traveled from state to state, garnering rousing support for the Poor People's Campaign, more than a thousand sanitation workers in Memphis walked off the job.

The East Aurora Cooperative Market, a startup retail food cooperative, is seeking an experienced, dynamic, visionary leader and team-builder to be our General Manager. Reporting to the board 0f directors under Policy Governance, the GM is responsible for the overall operations of a retail grocery store.

When Henry Lezama joined Roca Mia Construction, his new colleagues were still in the process of deciding what kind of business, exactly, it would be. On New York’s Rockaway peninsula after Hurricane Sandy washed through, there was plenty of work to do.

In the spirit of Principle #6 of the 7 Cooperative Principles (Cooperation Among Cooperatives), Green Worker Cooperatives, NYC Network of Worker Cooperatives, The Working World and the Center for Family Life have partnered with the Park Slope Food Co-op to organize a meeting of worker co-ops and consumer food co-ops.

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