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Bronx Cooperative Development Initiative (BCDI) joins Ujima’s Translocal Membership Program.

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Upcoming Meetings

#UjimaWednesdays: Political & Financial Education Workshops.  Every Wednesday between 6:00-7:15PM we invite community members to learn with us. 

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Podcast

New episode of Yours, Mine, Ours Podcast with Jazz Urbane Cafe

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Jazz Urbane Cafe

Featured Events

Ujima Voting Members: Join us on Thursday November 10, 2022 at 6PM for the Kush Groove Credit Memo Q&A.

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News

Nos Casa Cafe, Kush Groove & CommonWealth Kitchen Join UGBA

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Upcoming Events

Check out all of our latest events on our Attend page.

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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

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JOIN THE BOSTON UJIMA PROJECT

The Ujima Fund is a democratic investment vehicle raising capital to finance small businesses, real estate and infrastructure projects in Boston’s working-class Black, Indigenous, and other communities of color, as part of the larger Boston Ujima Project. Donate to Ujima's Capital Fund to put economic development decisions in the hands of community members.

The Ujima Member Teams are a self-organized, non-hierarchical group of community members that work to strengthen Ujima’s participatory governance structure, community relations and help the wider public learn about and enroll in Ujima, solidarity economy, and economic democracy. Join as a voting or solidarity member 

The Ujima Good Business Alliance is a powerful platform for local businesses to connect, cooperate, and thrive. As a member, your company will receive support and resources to help you thrive. Our goal is to help you build a successful and sustainable business that benefits both you and your community. Join now and together, we can build a better world for ourselves, our families, and our communities.