Co-op News

The SEED Microgrant Round 3 grant cycle is open for eligible groups and worker cooperatives in California! Funds are made possible through a grant to CCCD from the State of California Employment Training Panel. Awards are up to $7,000.

Ever wonder what happens when workers band together to achieve the same goal? Welcome to the Worker Co-op offers the basics of the worker co-op in a brief, engaging video.

This report offers a path to address the crises of increasing racial and economic inequality, exacerbated by the pandemic and its economic and social impacts, with a time-tested solution: cooperatives. The publication presents the landscape of worker, housing and childcare cooperatives, the ecosystems that support them, examples, and policy opportunities to help them flourish.

CCCD’s collection of webinar workshop recordings cater to varying experience levels and is relevant to a multitude of types of co-ops.  Some workshops are applicable across the various sectors of cooperatives, and others provide introductory or other information applicable to specific sectors.

Derived from the efforts and expertise of many partners and support organizations, CCCD presents a resource list for California co-ops navigating business and member hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CCCD and other members of CooperationWorks! are offering daily office hours on Zoom, so co-ops across the country can log on and consult with a real live co-op developer in this time of crisis.

What if a nonprofit wrote a report and city policy actually changed as a result?

AURORA, Colo. — Cassie Larimer is the assistant director of Happy Ladybug Early Learning, a child care center and preschool tucked into a one-story brick building in this city east of Denver.