Author - Emily Kawano

Little Free Pantries – Beyond Charity, to Food as a Right

Tamara McFarland, Cooperation Humboldt   Along the rugged coastline of far-Northern California, activists have launched a program to tangibly demonstrate their commitment to food justice and neighborhood building. This local Little Free Pantry initiative is a project of Cooperation Humboldt, a nonprofit committed to creating a solidarity economy on California’s north coast. Humboldt County is a fairly isolated, rural place, with some of the state’s highest rates of crime, addiction, public health concerns, and children in foster care. Cooperation Humboldt describes [...]


Peru Inclusion Minister Met France’s Delegate for Social and Solidarity Economy

via Andina: from Peru to the World,  Paris (France), June 9, 2017 Peru’s Development and Social Inclusion Minister Cayetana Aljovin held a working meeting with Odile Kirchner, Delegate for Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) of France. Held at the Economy Ministry headquarters in Paris, the gathering featured government officials involved in the implementation of social and solidarity economy interventions, as well as an Agence Française de Développement (French Development Agency, AFD) representative. The event addressed different themes, including French experience in inter-sectoral [...]

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