Advocacy Council, 2018 – Present

Advocacy Council is an elected body of worker owners selected yearly by NYC cooperatives. Members are trained in policy and advocacy for the worker co-op movement and move on to participate in related policy spaces as well as other movements for social justice.

Ruth Lopez, Queens
Pa’lante Green Cleaning
Clara Calvo, Manhattan
Raina Kennedy, Brooklyn
Brooklyn Packers
Cat Murek, Manhattan
Samakaya Yoga
Edith Lopez, Staten Island
Love and Learn
Vanessa David, Queens
On Point Security
Elizabeth Ruiz,
Steph Wiley, Brooklyn
Brooklyn Packers
Gale Johnson, Brooklyn
Hopewell Cooperative
Emily Ramos, Bronx
High Mi Madre!
Emma Serafin, Queens
Maharlika Cleaning
Sadé Swift, Bronx
Cards by De and Rebellious Roots

Cristol Munoz
Trusty Amigos

Zenayda Bonilla
Golden Steps

Carlos Martinez, Brooklyn
Sunset Scholars

Naceo Gilles
Trusty Amigos

Joanna Morales
Golden Steps

Kate Spasic,
Bikes & Humans