Solidarity Rising 101: Alternatives to Capitalist Economics

July 22, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Solidarity Economy Initiative - SEI

Solidarity Rising 101: Alternatives to Capitalist Economics
Another World is Possible!

Saturday, July 22
11am – 4pm
26 West St. Boston

*RSVP Required via google form (*

This free full day training is an introduction to the Solidarity Economy, a vision and practice to build an alternative to the capitalist economy.

Topics that will be covered include:

Understanding Capitalism: Land, Labor, Capital in the Extractive Economy;

Breaking down the rules of capitalism to understand what makes it tick, and why we must resist and transform it;

A Just Transition Movement for a Solidarity Economy: The role of social movements to Fight the Bad, Build the New, Move the Money and Change the Story;

Massachusetts Rising: Learn about emerging Solidarity Economy projects like the Ujima Project, Community Land Trusts, and Worker Co-ops taking root in our state, and explore new political, economic, and cultural strategies to uplift this growing movement


Prof. Penn Loh, Tufts University Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, Director of Community Practice; Member, Center for Economic Democracy – CED

Aaron Tanaka, Director, Center for Economic Democracy – CED; Co-founder, Boston Ujima Project

*Lunch provided, $5-15 suggested donation
**Interpretation and childcare available, see ticket RSVP

Ticket Info:

Access Strategies Fund Brazilian Women’s Group – Grupo Mulher Brasileira Alternatives for Community and Environment Reep Ace Chinese Progressive Association City Life/Vida Urbana Centro Presente The Chelsea Collaborative Boston Workers’ Alliance Black Economic Justice Institute Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative Matahari Justice New England Grassroots Environment Fund Haymarket People’s Fund Centro Presente Neighbor To Neighbor Massachusetts Education Fund Neighbors United For A Better East Boston Center for Cooperative Development and Solidarity-CCDS Greater Boston Chamber of Cooperatives Tufts New Economy New Economy @ MIT Boston Black People Skill Share DivestInvest Mass Campaign for Jobs Not Jails Raise Up Massachusetts Greater Boston Community Land Trust Network Third Sector New England Solidago Foundation Chorus Foundation United for a Fair Economy Lobster Trumps Hate Student Immigrant Movement Keep It 100% for Egleston Boston Jobs Coalition Bikes Not Bombs
Bowdoin Bike School Haley House Bakery Cafe Fresh Food Generation Olio Culinary Collective SEIU 32BJ Community Labor United Green Justice Coalition New England United for Justice Mattapan United We Are the Ones