We mobilize workers to achieve economic security
through cooperative business ownership, generating
wealth and power in communities most affected
There is an economic shift underway, toward an economy that is community-controlled, sustainable, and just. We're proud to be among those building this New Economy in Buffalo.
It's well known that worker cooperatives can provide living-wage jobs, generate and retain community wealth, and cultivate leadership in communities most affected by inequality. That's where we focus our efforts. Through popular education, business training and incubation, non-extractive loans, and ecosystem development, our programs grow employee-owned businesses.
Seed Commons is built on the bedrock of The Working World. Place-based organizations from across the US have come together to build a national infrastructure of co-op lending and non-extractive finance.
The Crossroads Coalition, a coalition of community based organizations that operates at the intersection of climate, economic, and racial justice, fighting for a Just Transition to a New Economy in Buffalo, New York.
The New Economy Coalition is a membership-based network representing the solidarity economy movement in the US, focused on the transition of our economic system from capitalism to a solidarity economy.