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Sunday, July 10 • 9:30am - 10:45am
Harnessing New Economy Work in Red and Rural Areas to Change Public and Institutional Policy

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Challenges and successful strategies for policy change among institutions and local, state and federal government will be considered, with Cooperation Jackson and the Black Mesa Water Coalition offering insights into how to challenge policies of exclusion through organizing and building new economic structures. This session will be highly participatory.

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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 →

Roberto Nutlouis

Roberto Nutlouis is Diné (Navajo) from Pinon, Navajo Nation. He is of the Tódích’ií’nii (Bitter Water) clan, born for the Tótsohnii (Big Water) clan. Through his involvement with Native Movement, the Indigenous Youth Coalition of Pinon, Indigenous Community Enterprises, and... Read More →

Sunday July 10, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am EDT
Rockwell Hall 301