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Power in Purpose: The NCBA/CLUSA Olympia Roundtable

Morning Presentations

Diane Gasaway, Executive Director of NWCDC, starts the session discussing the variety and number of co-ops in the Pacific Northwest. More importantly, how these co-ops focus on core needs: housing, food security, employment.

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Circle of Life: The Washington Homecare Model

Circle of Life Caregiving Cooperative based in Bellingham, WA and serving Whatcom County came into existence 10 years ago. It was the first care giving co-op in Washington and created what has become the model for home care co-ops in … Continue reading

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Peninsula Homecare Co-op

In some ways, Port Townsend is the perfect community for the Washington model of home care co-ops. I was told by a colleague that, years ago, in the 70s and 80s, Port Townsend marketed itself towards retirees. This beautiful community … Continue reading

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Worker Cooperatives – a viable economic alternative?

A brief report on the CCCD California Cooperatives Conference April 2010
A multi-million dollar network of worker cooperatives in Cleveland, a successful alliance of Latina cooperatives in the Bay Area, and a worker cooperative store selling farm-direct food in West Oakland … Continue reading

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