Great strategy session yesterday! Love the social.coop energy :)
Meeting notes can be found here:
Hey Will! A while back you mentioned something about Loomio- Mastodon integration. I was wondering if you would be open to exploring that a bit more? What would that look like and how would it work?
Would you be up for coming to the next CWG Ops team meeting (usually the first week of the month... next one will take place in May)?
New publication from cecop.coop, which "shows how #cooperatives can promote economic, social, and environmental sustainability in their communities in an inclusive, democratic and collaborative way."
Lasting Impact. Measuring the social impact of worker and social cooperatives in Europe: focus on Italy and Spain:
"One of the greatest distinctions between the coopyouth movement and much of the broader Cooperative Movement is its explicit and actionable commitment to social transformation."
Now for the final push to get us to our fundraising goal, check out this inspiring video from our friendly co-conspirators @submedia, https://antimidia.noblogs.org/, and https://kolektiva.media. https://riseup.net/about-us/propaganda/your-right-to-whisper
Adventuring in the snow on Mt. Asama in Nagano, Japan. I *think* I have less than 7 weekends left before I leave this country that I've spent the last 8 years! So much more I want to see and experience before I go!
My three favourite photos from this weekend. Toasty toes and full of smiles.
(three photos of snowy mountainous landscapes)
Love these types of joyful projects:
Another great, shareable piece by @ntnsndr
If you have a choice in your retirement account, you can choose not to invest your savings in fossil fuel companies.
Co-op and DAO people alike, gather round and read this by @austinrobey_:
What Co-ops and DAOs Can Learn From Each Other https://www.fwb.help/wip/what-co-ops-and-daos-can-learn-from-each-other
What does it mean to be a #PlatformCoop? It means we answer to our community of immersers and #WebXR creators; not investors. And this isn't just a platitude, members have rights in our bylaws. Let's make the #metaverse democratic. Join the @immersspace co-op today:
At Freedom of the Press Foundation, we're now hiring our first full-time UX Designer. I'm the hiring manager for this role, so HMU if you have questions.
This person will work closely with the SecureDrop team (open source whistleblower submission system) & other teams at FPF.
It's a fully remote gig. We're a US-based org; international applicants are very welcome, but we do ask for some time zone overlap for real-time collaboration -- see the posting for more details.
I'm not smart enough to grasp the arguments intellectually, but they resonate emotionally in this piece on technodiversity
"For me...I don’t think we can come to a global agreement as to what is good and what is bad. Even if we have common problems we are trying to solve, that doesn’t mean there is a universal solution. There is no single way to respond to the collapse of ecosystems. We must understand that variation is a consequence of local adaptation."
Happy to welcome @sam to the CWG Ops team!
Here are the minutes from today's meeting: https://www.loomio.org/d/yh0aFRbU/community-working-group-ops-team-minutes/21
Some excellent reporting on fisheries in Asia. Not sure how to get more attention to these types of stories.
Community Working Group Minutes are up! We'll be holding elections soon in case anyone wants to join this magical group of people:
Passionate about cultivating relationship centered systems. Studying governance in agricultural co-operatives. she/her
A Fediverse instance for people interested in cooperative and collective projects.