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Sunday, June 24 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
Fearless Cities - A Municipalist Take on Building Cooperative Power

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In this panel and participatory discussion we will explore how Cooperation Jackson in Jackson, Mississippi, and Barcenlona en Comu in Barcelona, Spain, have brought social movements directly into elected office to expand the potential of democracy to be truly accountable to the needs of the people - and where we can go from here in our towns and cities.


Pablo Benson

Movement Netlab
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brandon king

Cooperation Jackson
Brandon is a founder and organizing coordinator of Cooperation Jackson, which is an emerging network of worker cooperative and supporting institutions. Cooperation Jackson is fighting to create economic democracy by creating a vibrant solidarity economy in Jackson, Mississippi, that... Read More →
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Kelly Roache

Kelly Roache is a community organizer with the NY Energy Democracy Alliance and Solstice, building locally-owned shared solar energy infrastructure and the movement to advance it statewide. She is a former diplomat turned municipalist, Steering Committee member of Fearless Cities... Read More →

Sunday June 24, 2018 11:15am - 12:30pm EDT
CEC Classroom 217-218 D