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"Inspired by a co-op business, the Boston Ujima Project was founded in 2016 to foster a community-owned local economy via a local business alliance, an investment fund to support local businesses, and a time bank. Director Nia Evans spoke movingly about how the world has changed since May 25, the date of George Floyd’s murder and the beginning of the global protests. “I’ve been in very emotional meetings where I hear people say things like, ‘I’m embracing my blackness.’ That’s new.
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"The Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) is a “co-op of co-ops,” in the areas of food, businesses, housing, artists, credit unions and even schools. Co-op developer Dominique Pearson talked about how the pandemic is turning people naturally toward solidarity and co-op values.
 
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Elias Crim:

"The Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) is a “co-op of co-ops,” in the areas of food, businesses, housing, artists, credit unions and even schools. Co-op developer Dominique Pearson talked about how the pandemic is turning people naturally toward solidarity and co-op values. (https://solidarityhall.org/articles_main/beyond-distributism-to-solidarity-economics/)