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Food cooperatives face a unique challenge in today’s political and economic climate. While the grocery industry has become ever more consolidated, corrupt, and centralized, consumers also have more choices than ever for organic, local, and natural foods that have long … Read More

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Value Chains + Ecosystems: Solidarity Economies Now

This past May, CEANYC joined the NYC Network of Worker Cooperatives (NYCNOWC) and the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB) to host the first in a series of events called Rebuilding with Our Powers Combined, giving a chance to the dozens … Read More

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Rebuilding with our Powers Combined

Join us for: Strengthening the Solidarity and Cooperative Economy in NYC: Rebuilding with our Powers Combined – May 26, from 6 – 8pm. In this workshop series, we will explore possible connections and collaborations across the solidarity economy as we … Read More

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The Death and Life of a Neighborhood Cooperative

by Ashar Foley (originally published in Voices of Lefferts, Volume 3, Number 1 in Fall of 2020.) Below is an excerpt. For the full story, click here. “With the benefit of their vision of food justice as well as their hindsight, LCFC … Read More

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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

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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

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Action Alert: Protect NYC’s Community Gardens!

*Español Abajo* Last month, CEANYC was proud to join the New York City Community Garden Coalition (NYCCGC), Earthjustice, and over 50 more organizations in petitioning NYC to protect our community gardens.                   … Read More

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Winter Member Meeting

CEANYC’s Winter Membership Meeting is coming up soon, where we’ll be sharing updates, talking about the state of NYC’s solidarity economy, and most importantly, making space for you – our members – to get to know each other. We would … Read More

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Solidarity Snapshot / Perfil Solidaria: María Teresa López

Bookkeeper/Educator, A Bookkeeping Cooperative How did you get into this work? Why did you get into this work? My daughter  recommended that I get involved with a training program with the NYC Network of Worker Cooperatives and the CUNY School of Labor and … Read More

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HDFCs and the Solidarity Economy: Meet CEANYC!

CEANYC, the Cooperative Economics Alliance of New York City, brings together cooperators from all sectors: HDFCs, gardens, food co-ops, worker co-ops, community land trusts, and more. Meet CEANYC and explore what it means to be part of the solidarity economy. … Read More

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Apply Today for the 2021 Cooperative Leadership Intensive!

Apply Today for the 2021 Cooperative Leadership Intensive! Join members of NYC co-ops and solidarity economy enterprises for a deep dive into how we work—individually, collectively, and in community. With curriculum developed in partnership with the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance … Read More

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