Author Archives: Evan

What Is It About Credit Unions?

What Is It About Credit Unions? Cliff Rosenthal The former Director and CEO of the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions discusses the Credit Union Membership Access Act, and its implications for the community development credit union movement.   … Read More

Solidaritat: What Barcelona’s Social and Solidarity Economy Means for NYC

Solidaritat: What Barcelona’s Social and Solidarity Economy Means for NYC At the end of June, activists from Mexico, the United States, and Canada gathered at the Fearless Cities Conference—North America’s first ever municipalist summit—to discuss local strategies to build a … Read More

CEANYC at the Fearless Cities Conference

We are so excited to be presenting in two sessions at North America’s first-ever Fearless Cities Municipalist Conference. The conference, will take place July 27-July 29, seeks to progress the growing international movement to democratize and feminize political institutions at … Read More

CEANYC Apoya los Inmigrantes

Los neoyorquinos inmigrantes son parte de la esencia de nuestra ciudad. Nuestros puntos fuertes como neoyorquinos – nuestra diversidad de cultura, nuestra tolerancia, y nuestros negocios dinámicos – se basan en el trabajo y las tradiciones de los inmigrantes. Las … Read More

CEANYC Stands in Solidarity With Immigrants

Immigrant New Yorkers are the lifeblood of our city. Our greatest strengths as New Yorkers – our diversity of culture, our tolerance, and our thriving businesses – are all built upon the labor and traditions of immigrants. Our city’s cooperatives, … Read More

Snapshot: Rania Dalloul

Assistant Communications Director, Urban Homesteading Assistance Board How did you get into this work? I moved to the U.S. in 2013, after working in Beirut, Lebanon for a few years. I was in the field of community development, trying to … Read More

Samamkaya

  For Samamkaya, our embracing of yoga therapy extends to more than just how we teach yoga but also to how we run our organization. Yoga Therapeutics means approaching yoga as a method, a tool, and a philosophy to heal. … Read More

CEANYC Joins the Healthy Food Financing Initiative!

CEANYC is excited to join the American Heart Association and other organizations in the fight for healthy food access in New York. As food cooperatives, community gardens, CSA programs, and other solidarity economy groups, we know that access to healthy food can revitalize local economies, … Read More

CLI Cohort 2018

  Ali Soofi Currently pursuing his bachelors degree in Environmental Science, Ali is an aspiring ecologist and conservation researcher. With experience managing both the Black Seed Farmers Market and the Regional Environmental Council’s Mobile Farmers Market in Worcester, Massachusetts, Ali … Read More

Snapshot: Samira Rajan

CEO, Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union How did you get into this work? I had been interested in issues around the distribution of wealth since undergrad when I studied economics. It seemed that the banking system, given the ability of … Read More

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