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By Jason Brady, NEROC Cooperative Development Specialist Resident owned communities (ROCs) face internal and external challenges to maintaining affordable housing for their members. When these challenges are political it can take ROC leaders into new territory. To better advocate for
We are bidding a fond farewell to Maureen Carroll Dennis, who is off to law school in the fall, and searching for our next team member. If you’re a group process guru, a real estate whiz, or a trainer extraordinaire,
We are pleased to welcome our newest staff member, Gillian (Libby) O’Flaherty, who joins the NEROC team in Western Massachusetts. Prior to joining CDI, Libby worked with the Prison Birth Project and Community Action’s Family Center, providing wrap-around care to
The residents of Lakeview Mobile Home Park, in Shelburne, Vermont voted last month to form a cooperative, and with the assistance of CDI, Champlain Housing Trust and The Housing Foundation is now on the path to becoming the newest resident-owned
CDI’s Cooperative Food Systems program helping to grow the local economy with New Americans in Lewiston, Maine, earns significant support from anonymous local donor! CDI’s Cooperative Food Systems program, led by Jonah Fertig-Burd and Omar Hassan, partnered with New American
In July, Sen. Angus King (I) Maine paid a visit to the Island Employee Cooperative (IEC), which converted to employee ownership in July of 2014 with the assistance of Rob Brown, Director of CDI’s Business Ownership Solutions program. The IEC
This week, Sen. Gillibrand’s Main Street Employee Ownership Act become law as part of the National Defense Authorization Act. The law’s passage represents the most significant federal legislation to come out of Congress in two decades to assist small business
Do you want to help workers build wealth through ownership and gain a sense of hope and control over their future? Do you want to help farmers, fishermen and other food producers build a sustainable, resilient, locally controlled food system?
Want to be part of a growing team of successful community organizers making a difference for low and moderate income residents? If you’re a group process guru, a real estate whiz, or a trainer extraordinaire, the New England Resident Owned