Housing Cooperatives

2023 Cooperative Leadership *Cohort*!

Please join us in welcoming the 2023 Cooperative Leadership Intensive (CLI) Cohort! For us, by us, our 2023 Cooperative Leadership Intensive is a six-month, participatory workshop series. A deep dive into how cooperatives and solidarity economy groups work – individually, … Read More

The 2023 Cooperative Leadership Intensive

Join members of NYC co-ops and solidarity economy groups for the 2023 Cooperative Leadership Intensive (CLI), a six-month deep dive into how we work – individually, collectively, and in the many communities we are part of. As CEANYC convenes its 4th … Read More

Solidarity Economy Giving Project: Sunset Report

For three years, CEANYC ran the Solidarity Economy Giving Project (SEGP) — a unique philanthropy initiative that raised over $150,000 to directly support our local cooperative efforts. SEGP reaffirmed the crucial role Solidarity Economy groups play for low-income and communities of … Read More

COVID and Cooperation in NYC: 2020 in Review

by Cheyenna Layne Weber and Ali Issa [This piece was submitted in November, 2020 and originally published early January, 2021 in the Japanese-language magazine Social Movements, in collaboration with The Seikatsu Club Consumers’ Co-operative Union (Seikatsu.) Founded in 1965, Seikatsu is a … Read More

Participatory Democracy from Brazil to Brooklyn!

Tuesday May 21st, 6-8pm Room 3305 Boylan Hall Brooklyn College Hosted by the Center for the Study of Brooklyn Brazil has been a source of many participatory democracy innovations and Brooklyn has experienced a surge of such efforts in the … Read More

838 Park: A Story of Cooperation Among Cooperatives

838 Park: A Story of Cooperation Among Cooperatives 838 Park became an HDFC (Housing Development Fund Corporation), a limited equity—or capped income—co-op in 2005, and is one of 72 HDFC co-op buildings with 1,349 units in Crown Heights. There are … Read More

Snapshot: Rania Dalloul

Assistant Communications Director, Urban Homesteading Assistance Board How did you get into this work? I moved to the U.S. in 2013, after working in Beirut, Lebanon for a few years. I was in the field of community development, trying to … Read More

Snapshot: Ed Yaker

Board Member and Treasurer for the Amalgamated Housing Corporation Board Member of A.H. Consumers Society Board Member of Herman Liebman Memorial Fund How did you get into this work? I was born and raised here at Amalgamated.  I lived elsewhere … Read More

Cooperation in Childcare

Last month researchers, developers, academics, and cooperators got together to discuss the following question: how can we use success stories to build out childcare cooperatives as a solution to the problems in NYC? The convening centered around a report done … Read More

Real Estate Investment Cooperative General Meeting

The New York City Real Estate Investment Cooperative—a group of over 400 individuals looking to secure permanently affordable space for civic, cultural, and cooperative uses—held it’s July member meeting on the 27th at the Brooklyn Public Library. The packed room … Read More

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