Author Archives: Mutual Aid in Sussex

Building the solidarity economy: Cooperation Jackson style

Can we replace the current economic system of exploitation, exclusion and the destruction of the environment with an alternative that’s built on equity, cooperation, worker democracy, and environmental sustainability? That’s what Cooperation Jackson are trying to do in Jackson, Mississippi. … Continue reading

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Mayday! Mayday! Sail Cargo Tasting Event

Sail Boat Project is a Workers’ Co-operative aiming to widen access to the sea and working towards zero emission transport for their products. On Wednesday 1 May, from 7pm there will be a chance to try and buy some of … Continue reading

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Getting your message out there: promotion on a budget

Running a co-operative, social enterprise or community group and looking for tips on raising your profile or getting more people involved? Join us on Monday 19 November to hear local co-operators share their experiences and what they have learned about … Continue reading

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Co-operation under Occupation: The story of the Palestinian Women In Hebron co-operative

Nawal Slemiah co-founded the Women In Hebron co-operative in 2005 in the West Bank, Palestine. It began by selling handicrafts in the Old City market of Hebron – an area which is under Israeli military control. Nawal will be speaking … Continue reading

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What is it like to live in a housing co-operative? Join the bus tour on 30 June

As part of Co-operatives Fortnight 2018 Brighton & Hove Community Land Trust (BHCLT) are organising a tour of local housing co-ops on Saturday 30 June, each with its own story. This is a chance to see some of the ways … Continue reading

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Let’s co-operate! Brighton & Hove Principle 6 meet up – 6th June

Co-operation among co-operatives is the sixth of seven principles which help co-operatives put their values into practice. They can be followed by any community minded organisation, whether they are formally a co-op or not. Put Principle 6 into action and … Continue reading

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How to set up a housing co-op – free workshop

We are working with Brighton & Hove Community Land Trust (BHCLT) to organise a workshop on how to set up a housing co-operative. Housing co-operatives are one of many ways to create more genuinely affordable and secure housing in the … Continue reading

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