Author Archives: Mutual Aid in Sussex

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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Spare 5 minutes? Please fill in our survey

Co-operatives South East and Mutual Aid In Sussex (MAIS) are working together to survey co-operatives of all kinds between Worthing and Eastbourne (anyone within the BN postcode area) to find out where we can be the most useful and where … Continue reading

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Next organising meeting

MAIS and Co-ops South East are meeting together on Wednesday 28 March at 7pm at on Blackman St (just off Trafalgar St). We are working with Co-ops South East to survey co-ops in the city about the kinds of things they … Continue reading

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