With its focus on supporting democratic action, the VA Solidarity Economy hosted a Learn-in on May 15th to talk about how Virginia based groups are taking vital steps to not only value but practice democracy in their daily work. This not just about holding some abstract belief in democracy, but doing the everyday work thatContinue reading “Democratic Governance Lean-In”
Here are historical examples, notable figures, and facts about of the solidarity economy. Maggie Lena Walker (July 15, 1864 – December 15, 1934) was an African-American businesswoman and teacher. In 1903, Walker became both the first African American woman to charter a bank and the first African American woman to serve as a bank president. AsContinue reading “Historical Solidarity Economy: Part 1”
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