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Sunday, July 10 • 9:30am - 10:45am
Intro to the Solidarity Economy: Finding Common Ground Across Nation, Culture, and Language

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There is a growing global movement to build an economy and society that puts people and planet at its heart. We will explore how the solidarity economy is building a common vision across differences of nation, culture, history, politics, and economy. Participants will engage as learners and teachers and will come out of this participatory process with a deeper understanding of the solidarity economy in the U.S. and around the world.

Speakers
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Emily Kawano

Coordinator, US Solidarity Economy Network
Emily Kawano is an economist and the co-director of Wellspring Cooperative, a non-profit working to build a network of worker co-operatives in low income communities of Springfield, MA. She is also the coordinator of the U.S. Solidarity Economy Network and a Board member of RIPESS (Intercontinental Social Solidarity Economy Network).
JM

Julie Matthaei

Professor of Economics Wellesley College. An activist academic, committed to shifting our economy and society to a more just and and sustainable paradigm.Member of the Union for Radical Political Economists, Marxist-Feminist I, and the International Association for Feminist Economists, and have presented papers at and participated in many of their conferences. Active in organizing blocks of sessions on economic alternatives and the solidarity... Read More →


Sunday July 10, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Ketchum 315


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