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Realizing the Solidarity Economy (NPQ Collection)

Nonprofit Quarterly has curated a collection of articles and tools on their website called "Realizing the Solidarity Economy!"  A great resource."Our Economic Justice Collections presents published articles, webinars, and other materials that outline critique, policy, movements, and democratic practices aimed towards the ambitious projects of...

The Solidarity Economy (from AFSC.org)

The American Friends Service Committee published a piece on the Solidarity Economy and mentioned USSEN!  "In the U.S. and around the world, communities are exploring just, sustainable alternatives to capitalism. Here’s how you can get involved. "Working for economic justice often reminds me of the myth...

Worker Self-directed Nonprofits in Practice (Recording)

From Nonprofit Quarterly: Remaking the Economy: Worker Self-Directed Nonprofits in Practice.Click here to watch the recording of this webinar session.Click here to download this webinar's slides.Click here to see selected links provided by the live chat.Also, here is our own list of suggested resources:Rebecca Bauen,...

Student Intifada Panel Recording

STUDENT INTIFADA PANEL on Nakba DaySpeakers included veterans from the 1968 and 1985 occupations at Columbia, Mark Rudd and Omar Barghouti, as well Maryam Alwan and Soph Askanase from the current insurgency. Yvonne Yen Liu from Solidarity Research Center will facilitate.  Watch the recording We are at...

The Next System: Indigenous Worldviews

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znyv0YYxfcABuilding a "next system" to supplant the current systemic drivers of our economic and political crises should include the wisdom of Indigenous cultures rooted in non-capitalist social and economic forms that center life and nature. This panel discussion hosted by The Democracy Collaborative features Freida...

Decolonizing Economics 2024 – May 1-3

The US Solidarity Economy Network is thrilled to be one of the anchoring organizations of Decolonizing Economics: Earth Day to May Day.  This is an online summit May 1st, 2nd and 3rd which will include 15 sessions focused on collaborative ways for individuals and institutions to use policies...

The Imaginal Cells of the Solidarity Economy: Politics and Policy

https://youtu.be/vbxAi7i_4wY Event Recording - As published on Shareable.net: We are living through an historic moment where a number of crises– climate change, growing economic and cultural divide, virulent racism, and the slide toward fascism–are converging. This makes for scary times but also times that are ripe with...
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DBE Peer Learning Session – Solidarity Economy

Event Recording Democracy Beyond Elections is a collaborative, national campaign dedicated to transformative democracy rooted in community led decision making. USSEN board members David Cobb and Yvonne Yen Liu led a Peer Learning Session on Solidarity Economy for DBE members and beyond. Check it out! https://vimeo.com/858628022

Resist and Build: Convening the US SE Movement

From 2020 to the present, USSEN has convened Resist and Build gatherings online, creating a space for translocal and national solidarity economy groups to engage in dialogue, collaborate, and build relationships. USSEN is hosting an in-person gathering of the Resist and Build network in October 2023...

Event: Reimagining Our Economy for Collective Wellbeing 12/9

Last Chance to Register!  Advancing Collective Wellbeing Series Virtual Event | Thursday, December 9th, 10:30AM-1:00PM CT You may have seen the phrase, “Economic Wellbeing,” popping up in your newsfeed on issues from global poverty, to the governmental response to COVID-19, to the relationship between where someone is born...
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