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Everyone has a voice.
People work together to take care of each other.

And communities have the final say over the development that impacts their streets and their families.

We believe that change won’t happen if we continue to work in silos. The challenges facing our communities — gentrification, poverty, homelessness, lack of food access, unemployment, and lack of healthcare — are all interconnected. We need a solution that is equally complex.  Explore our ecosystem of innovative strategies for transformation.

Anchor Institution Advocacy

Anchor Institution Advocacy

Transform Institutions We're shifting the practices of non-profit institutions to benefit and be accountable to our communities

Arts & Cultural Organizing

Arts & Cultural Organizing

Shift the Culture We're creating and curating arts and social events, and advancing cultural organizing strategies for the Ujima network

Creative Consumer Organizing

Creative Consumer Organizing

Reclaim our Economy We're time-banking, running spending campaigns, and working to start an alternative currency

General Assembly

General Assembly

Govern We're building structures for shared decision making to shape the future of our neighborhoods

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Good Business Alliance

Good Business Alliance

Be Invested In! We're building a network of community businesses to change the way business is conducted in our communities

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Meditations on Love

Meditations on Love

Grassroots Organizing

Grassroots Organizing

Build People Power We're supporting grassroots movements to make systemic change

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Democratic Ujima Fund

Democratic Ujima Fund

Invest We're putting our dollars towards a community-controlled economy

Financial & Political Education

Financial & Political Education

Study We're building knowledge collectively to grow our power & agency

Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance

Support We're building a network to provide collaborative technical assistance for entrepeneurs of color

Cousins Ujima Time Bank

Cousins Ujima Time Bank

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