1worker1vote is building a national network of hybrid, shared ownership, regional and municipal ecosystems starting with unionized worker-owned cooperative businesses to overcome structural inequalities of opportunity, mobility, and income. Building pathways out of poverty leading to pathways toward prosperity.

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An Emerging US/UK Union Co-ops Consensus

By Pat Conaty (Associate, Co-ops UK), Dr. Julian Manley (Chair, Preston Cooperative Development Network), Ed Mayo (Secretary General, Co-ops UK), and Dr. Cilla Ross (Vice Principal, Co-operative College, UK) A transatlantic consensus and two-way thought leadership transfer is emerging between the U.S. 1worker1vote and U.K. union co-op movements, with Cincinnati, Ohio, and Preston in the U.K. serving as models for social…

Preston Meets Mondragón: Worker ownership and democratic businesses for Preston

On Wednesday, July 25th, during the Preston, UK, Cooperative Development Network’s “Preston Meets Mondragon” symposium held at local University of Central Lancaster facilities: The day was introduced by Professor Sue Smith, Director of the Centre for SME Development and Deputy Director of Innovation and Enterprise at the University of Central Lancaster and Social Innovation Manager and Chair of the Preston…

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