Voices from the Cooperative Movement

By Josh Davis Link: Voices from the Cooperative Movement

Adrionna Fike

Mandela Foods Co-op

Oakland, CA

Why do you prefer cooperatives/cooperation?I prefer cooperatives because there are no limits to what we can do, working together, in full cooperation – being of service to actual community needs.What excites you most about your work right now?I am most excited to encourage and support emerging and expanding coops – with my dollars and by sharing what I am learning through my cooperative experiences.If you were playing Rise Up, what would your movement be?My movement would be food justice – food justice that prioritized food access for those of us with the least: our homeless family, those with no income, those severely disabled without any or extremely little support. A movement that requires healthy food businesses (like ours) to deliver its excess food to people in need. And if we don’t deliver upon excess, everyone loses. GAME OVER. Read the rest at Toolbox for Education and Social Action Go to the GEO front page

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