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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

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

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ARTS
& CULTURAL
ORGANIZING

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

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

CREATIVE
CONSUMER ORGANIZING

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

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

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

We're supporting grassroots movements to make systemic change

TECHNICAL
ASSISTANCE

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

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