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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 and their quality of life. But what does it actually mean?When we pull apart the phrase, Economic Wellbeing and ask, How does the economy affect wellbeing? or, What would it mean to have a...

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Economics From the Bottom Up: Designing Strategies, Making Alternatives

Springfield's Wellspring Collaborative worker-owned upholstery shop brings jobs, training Talking with Emily Kawano, Co-Director, Wellspring Cooperative Corporation Interviewed by Steve Dubb, Research Director, The Democracy Collaborative March 2015 Emily Kawano is Co-Director of the Wellspring Cooperative Corporation, which is seeking to create an engine for new, community-based job creation in Springfield, Massachusetts. Wellspring’s goal is to use anchor institution purchases to create a network of worker-owned businesses located in the inner city that will provide job training and entry-level...

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