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Building The Chicagoland Ecosystem: Advocating For The Policy Changes That We Need

January 2019

The video : 58min11

On August 25th, 2018, Chicago cooperators gathered together for an unprecedented a series of conversations highlighting recent cooperative developments in food systems, shared housing, city budgeting, land use, and political organizing. While similar efforts in the past have been made to bring alignment between these ideas, rarely have they foregrounded such a diverse range of practitioners from the city.

Panelists: * Stacey Sutton, Assistant Professor, UIC College of Urban Planning & Public Affairs (Member of Chicagoland Cooperative Ecosystem Coalition) *Eric Rodriguez, Executive Director, Domestic Worker Day Laborer Center (Member of Illinois Worker Cooperative Alliance)