African American Cooperatives: Jessica Gordon Nembhard

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Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard, author of the groundbreaking book, Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Thought and Practice, joins us to share her research, insight, and vision for a sustainable economy where Black lives matter.

Dr. Gordon Nembhard, Associate Professor of Community Justice and Social Economic Development in the Department of African American Studies at John Jay College of the City University of New Yor is an activist and political economist specializing in community economic development, wealth inequality, Black political economy, popular economic literacy, and community justice. Her research has focused on community- and asset- based economic development and democratic community economics; cooperative economics and worker ownership; racial and economic wealth inequality and wealth accumulation in communities of color. Nembhard was a founding member of the US Federation of Worker Cooperatives and is co-founder of The Democracy Collaborative at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Location: Dickey-Lawless Auditorium at Huston Tillotson
FREE and open to the public

For more information on this event series, visit us on the web: http://cooperationtexas.coop/2015/10/african-american-cooperative-economics-series-2/
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By: Cooperation Texas