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Another Economy is Possible! Building the Solidarity Economy in the U.S.

Roundtable
Aug 10 2016  13:00 - 15:30

Another Economy is Possible — and is being constructed, brick by brick, all over the world, including in the U.S., the belly of the beast. The solidarity economy is emerging everywhere, based on the values of cooperation, equity in all dimensions, economic and political democracy, sustainability, and diversity. Come and learn from activists in the U.S. solidarity economy movement about the key role that feminist, anti-racist, anti-classist and environmental movements are playing in constructing the next economy. Find out about the broad range of solidarity economy (SE) practices and institutions that already exist in the U.S. Learn about emerging regional SE networks, and how to be part of the exciting process of mapping the U.S. solidarity economy. Connect to the U.S. Solidarity Economy Network (SEN) and our regional members, as a U.S. group or an individual, or share your SE best practices and networking experiences from another country or continent.

Speakers
Julie Matthaei, Boston Area Solidarity Economy Network; Wellesley College; U.S. Solidarity Economy Network (SEN) Board
Jeuji Diamondstone, Worcester Solidarity & Green Alliance (SAGE); Worcester Roots; U.S. SEN Board
Micky Metts, Worker-Owner, Agaric.coop; U.S. Federation of Worker Coops; Emissay to Platform Cooperativism Consortium; SEN Board
Zara Serabian-Arthur, Worker-Owner, Meerkat Media; SolidarityNYC; Cooperative Economic Alliance of NYC
John Bloch, Vermont & Montepelier Progressive Party; Montpelier Planning Commission
Roundtable
Aug 10 2016  13:00 - 15:30
Université du Québec à Montréal – Pavillon A (Local A-2845)
400, rue Sainte-Catherine Est
Montréal, QC, Canada
Languages
English
Target audiences
General, Youth (18-35 years old), Women, Workers, Indigenous, Racialized people
Activities extended on the Internet
yes
Last Modified
20 June 2016
Another Economy is Possible! Building the Solidarity Economy in the U.S.
Activity Lead Organization
U.S. Solidarity Economy Network
Group Admins
Julie Matthaei
Programming theme
Economic, Social and Solidarity Alternatives facing the Capitalist Crisis
Objectives
To inform / To make aware of
Skills’ development / Training
Networking / To meet
To propose / altenative development
Partner development / alliances constitution
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