Member Highlight: Maharlika Cleaning Cooperative

Why did you become a worker co-op? Maharlika Cleaning Cooperative is the first worker cooperative of Filipina domestic workers in the US, predominantly human trafficking survivors. We organized as an office cleaning cooperative because we know that through this model we can create a business that contributes to our vision of a just and equitable […]

Cleaning Co-op Development Intensive

Our Members Teamworks Development Institute are putting on an intensive 3 day gather for Cleaning co-ops. Check out their site to register.  The Intensive is for everyone involved in planning, launching, and growing worker-owned house cleaning cooperatives.   We will customize the program based on the needs of participants.  We expect to have sessions and […]

Worker Cooperative Census

 The Worker Co-op Census is the first national study of worker cooperatives from the perspective of individual employees and worker-owners. It is a major new research project of The Democracy at Work Institute and the the U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives in partnership with researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This study will further our collective work to build the field, […]

Regarding this election: we hear you, we understand, and we are with you.

[Continúa la Versión en Español] Dear worker cooperative members, supporters and allies, We’ve heard from so many of you how this election is terrifying, and want to open by saying we hear you, we understand, and we are with you. We are together. This election leveraged white supremacy, misogyny, homophobia, xenophobia, Islamophobia, ableism, anti-Semitism, transphobia, […]

CommonsPlace Second episode

In this episode we have an interview with Nathan Schneider. A re cap on the Hearing on Co-op Development in Philadelphia. And our section in Spanish staring in minute 23:30. CommonsPlace in collaboration with the US Federation of Worker Cooperatives.   CommonsPlace Segundo Episodio En este episodio tenemos una entrevista con Nathan Schneider. Una recapitulazión de […]

CommonsPlace First episode

This episode we are celebrating Co-op Month with some words from our Executive Director Esteban Kelly. We have our regular news segment by David with the last updates nationally and around the world. An interview with Caitlin Quigley co-founder of the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) with some information about the Philadelphia City Council Hearing […]

USFWC da la bienvenida a nuevos miembros en 2016

La US Federation of Worker Cooperatives está creciendo Nuestra red está creciendo, nuestros nuevos  miembros tienen una variedad en términos de misión,  objetivos, y se encuentran a lo largo de todo el  país. Te invitamos a que conozcas más  sobre nuestros  nuevos miembros a continuación. LIFT Economy – NYC NoWC http://www.lifteconomy.com/ La misión de LIFT […]

Welcome to our newest members!

The US Federation of Worker Cooperatives is growing Our network is growing our newest members have a variety of missions, goals, and are spread across the US. We invite you to get to know them and check out their information below. LIFT Economy – NYC NoWC http://www.lifteconomy.com/ LIFT Economy mission is to create, model, and […]

USFWC/DAWI’s endorsement of the Movement for Black Lives Policy

US Federation of Worker Cooperatives Racial & Economic Justice Membership Council Statement of Solidarity The board and staff of the United States Federation of Worker Cooperatives endorses the policy platform for the movement for Black Lives . Through its Racial & Economic Justice Membership Council, the USFWC sees itself as a greater tool for exerting […]