Thank you to our worker-owner members, partners, and candidates for making such a powerful launch of NYC’s Future is Cooperative: A Policy Platform for Worker Cooperatives.

On March 23rd, we celebrated the launch with over 130 community members, including worker-owners, supporters, and city candidates. The platform is a reflection of the MANY years of work powered by our base of worker-owners and friends of the solidarity economy. We are because of YOU. This policy platform is because of YOU.

As seen our newly published website, the policy platform explores five areas related to:

Check out these worker-owners breaking it down on how these policy areas impact their respective worker cooperatives:

Direct Financial Support
feat. Emily Ramos of High Mi Madre

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Education & Technical Assistance
feat. Gale Johnson of Hopewell Care

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Space & Infrastructure
feat. Cat Murcek of Samamkaya Yoga

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City Procurement
feat. Jose Paulino of City Roots Contractors Guild

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In addition to our base of members and supporters, we were pleased to be joined and supported by many City Council, Borough President, and Mayoral candidates. With the support of over 60 partners, we can say that NYC’s future is looking BRIGHT.

Photo featuring Rodrigo Camarena, Lynn Schulman, Crystal Hudson, Chi Osse, Brandon West, Adolfo Abreu, Althea Stevens, Elizabeth Adams, Helen Rosenthal, Shahana Hanif, Jesse Laymon, Carolyn Tran, Amit Singh Bagga, Vanessa L. Gibson,

The work is not over! Here are 2 ways you can support the platform:

Together, let’s shift power toward worker co-op futures this local election cycle. The future is cooperative!

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