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Solidarity Snapshot: René Vargas Martínez

Program Officer at Inclusiv How did you get into this work?  Helping consumers and defending students through my work with credit unions and at the University of Puerto Rico made me fall in love with the concept of access for … Read More

Solidarity Snapshot: Gowri Krishna

Gowri Krishna Associate Professor of Law, New York Law School New York Law School Nonprofit & Small Business Clinic   How did you get into this work?  After law school, I went to the Community Development Project (CDP) at the … Read More

Member profile: Mary Barthell, CEO of Fidelis FCU

This article was originally posted on the Inclusiv Blog.  Faith and community-based credit unions and their volunteers are some of the least recognized and appreciated parts of the U.S. financial services system. These committed, small asset institutions and volunteers have … Read More

Solidarity Snapshot: Cole Carothers

Worker-Owner at Khao’na Kitchen How did you get into this work?  I moved to NYC in 2012 as a full time volunteer and organizer. I struggled to make ends meet and found myself trying to find the most filling, cheap … Read More

Solidarity Snapshot: Lauren Taylor Hudson

Lauren Taylor Hudson, SolidarityNYC and CEANYC Peer Educator, CUNY Graduate Center How did you get into this work? A couple of ways. The most straightforward is that I was involved in campus endowment organizing through the Responsible Endowments Coalition when … 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

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

Snapshot: Ysanet Batista

Worker-Owner of Woke Foods Co-op Academy Teaching Assistant at Green Worker Cooperatives How did you get into this work? In 2015 I moved back to NYC after working in my home country of the Dominican Republic. I returned to NYC … Read More

Snapshot: Ed Yaker

Board Member and Treasurer for the Amalgamated Housing Corporation Board Member of A.H. Consumers Society Board Member of Herman Liebman Memorial Fund How did you get into this work? I was born and raised here at Amalgamated.  I lived elsewhere … Read More

Snapshot: Zara Serabian-Arthur

How did you get to be a Filmmaker and Worker-Owner at Meerkat Media? I moved to NYC after graduating from Sarah Lawrence College in 2006, and was living with my partner and a few friends. Many of us were working in … Read More

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