More Democracy, More Life

More Democracy, More Life Picture an ideal world, functioning sublimely well. A problem arises–how does it get handled? Someone has an idea–what happens to it? There is a dispute between two people–how does it get resolved? Hopefully, your answer isn’t, “In an ideal...

7 Solutions for Accountability in Cooperation

Accountability. It’s a topic that comes up over and over again in our cooperatives, non-profits, organizing spaces, and even relationships. So, how do we support each other with clarity, care, and movement toward accountability? Well, often, you can integrate...

10 Keys to Collaborative Leadership In Action

  Erica Buswell is the VP of Programs at Maine Farmland Trust and she is one of our most recent graduates of the Cooperative Leadership Certification Program. Maine Farmland Trust is a member-powered statewide organization that protects farmland, supports...

Highlights of 2018

The cooperative enterprise is a living organism; it is a society of people in a community supported by solidarity, and that awareness of this solidarity is the driving force we should place our confidence in. Arizmendiarrieta 2018 was a big year of growth for us. And,...

Last Level I Cohort Finishing 2018 Strong

Meet the last Level I cohort of 2018; they’re a wonderful group of leaders from Canada, the United States, and Spain. They’ve been working hard on examining their own leadership skills, deepening their accountability to themselves and their teams, and...