Updates on our activities and progress.
New Position at Collective Diaspora - DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT
Published on October 26, 2023 by Omar Freilla
The Steering Committee of Collective Diaspora is excited to share that we are searching for a development consultant to assist us in raising continued funding for Collective Diaspora and its member Black cooperatives and Black-led cooperati...
OCT 25 - Putting Land in Collective Hands | La Tierra en Manos Colectivas | Terra em Mãos Coletivas
Published on October 24, 2023 by Omar Freilla
OCT 25 - Meet the Black-led multistakeholder cooperative removing land and buildings from the speculative market in order to create affordable and sustainable housing and commercial spaces in Massachussets. ...
Jul 26: African Cooperative Finance / Finanzas Cooperativas Africana
Published on July 21, 2023 by Omar Freilla
JULY 26 - Meet the Black women organizers defying anti-Blackness to build a Canadian federation of Rotating Savings and Credit Associations. 26 DE JULIO - Conozca a las organizadoras negras que desafían la antinegritud para construir una fe...
1st Newsletter: Black Co-op Networks / Africa at Center Stage & More
Published on June 14, 2023 by Omar Freilla
Connecting Black Cooperatives Around the World Spring 2023 Welcome to our very first newsletter! We’re excited to share what we’ve been up to and what’s in the works. We’re passionate about connecting Black cooperatives around the world and...
A Collective Diaspora Recap of 2022 (Our First Year!)
Published on January 2, 2023 by Omar Freilla
In this critical first year of ours, the Collective Diaspora Steering Committee developed four key goals to guide our work throughout the year. Our four goals were to: Quantify the Black cooperative ecosystem, Deepen relationships within th...
Launch of the Black Co-ops for Change Series w/ The Cross Atlantic Chocolate Collective
Published on November 26, 2022 by Omar Freilla
We launched a series of Zoom calls to profile Black cooperatives making an impact in their communities and industries under the name "Black Co-ops for Change". We held our first session this month, profiling the incredible work of our membe...
Building & Sharing / Comstruyendo y Compartiendo / Construção e Compartilhamento
Published on September 16, 2022 by Omar Freilla
(Español Abajo / Português Abaixo) In the 2 weeks since our last update, our 5 work teams (Education & Outreach, Membership Development, Organizational Structure, Finances & Fundraising, and Technology) are busy drafting workplans f...
Welcome & Thank You / Bienvenidos y Gracias / Bem-vindo e Obrigado
Published on September 3, 2022 by Omar Freilla
(Español Abajo / Português Abaixo) This is our first update here and we'd like to take a moment just to say thank you to our supporters and welcome to first time visitors. We at Collective Diaspora are here to build a bond across the reache...