Jessica Gordon Nembbard, DC resident and co-op activist-scholar-researcher, will talk about her recently released book on black cooperatives called Collective Courage: A history of African African Cooperative Thought and Practice.
The free program will include a discussion of co-ops today. Groups such as Community Farming Alliance and Black Belt Justice Center will also give updates about their work.
Doors open at 6:30. Program starts at 7:15 at 419 7th St. NW in Chinatown.
Also see an interview with Jessica at Grassroots Economic Organizing: http://geo.coop/story/black-co-ops-were-method-economic-survival