Registration is $50 per person and covers onsite meals.
Local day-by-day rate are as follows
· Friday, June 26th $15
· Saturday, June 27th $30
· Sunday, June 28th $10Read More
This report is based on over 40 in-person interviews with various community stakeholders and institutional leaders to discuss an anchor-linked Community Wealth Building strategy and explore potential opportunities in Jackson. In this report, the Democracy Collaborative explores the needs, opportunities and consideration for Cooperation Jackson implementing such a strategy.Read More
Cooperation Jackson received a donation from Rainbow Natural Grocery Cooperative as apart of their Rainbow Roundup. Each month Rainbow features an organization and it's members collectively contribute to the organization and its cause. Rainbow Roundup ask members to simply round up their purchase to the nearest dollar. All the change is collected and given to the organization. Cooperation Jackson thanks Rainbow and its members who rounded up their purchases to support us!
The Jackson City Council unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday, December 16th to create a Human Rights Charter and Commission that will support Jackson becoming the first Human Rights City in the historic South.
The passage of this resolution will help the City of Jackson better confront many of the social ills that confront our society.Read More
The Human Rights Campaign is an initiative to establish a Human Rights Charter for the City of Jackson that would create greater protections and facilitate more equitable social relations for its residents. A Human Rights Commission would enforce the Human Rights Charter and its statutes.Read More
Cooperation Jackson hosts The Democracy Collaborative to launch a Community Wealth Building Initiative in Jackson. Cooperation Jackson, a newly formed community-based organization in Jackson, has asked The Democracy Collaborative — a nonprofit research and advisory group with offices in Washington, DC and Cleveland, Ohio — to explore the feasibility of a Community Wealth Building strategy in Jackson. The aim of this approach is to transform neighborhoods through job creation by identifying areas where local business is under-developed and creating employee-owned businesses that can fill those gaps while employing residents, paying living wages and meeting procurement needs of existing large employers.Read More
Cooperation Jackson is proud to become the newest Pilot Site in the Climate Justice Alliance’s (CJA) “Our Power Campaign: Communities United for a Just Transition”. Cooperation Jackson is honored to join the Black Mesa Water Coalition in Black Mesa, Arizona; the East Michigan Environmental Action Council in Detroit, Michigan; and the Asian Pacific Environmental Network and Communities for a Better Environment as critical “Hot Spots” in the Campaign.Read More
On the third Saturday of every month from 2:00pm - 4:00pm, Cooperation Jackson holds a community meeting and orientation at the Lumumba Center for Economic Democracy and Development. We provide updates on our work, and discuss relevant topics related to cooperatives, building a solidarity economy, and sustainable communities.Read More