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30th Aug, 2017

Everyone Welcome? Personal Narratives about Race and Food Co-ops

By |2022-01-21T10:19:13-05:00August 30th, 2017|

By Jade Barker and Patricia Cumbie We believe that now is a critical time to engage our cooperative community in important conversations about racism and oppression. Everyone Welcome? Personal Narratives about Race and Food Co-ops presents a variety of perspectives on what can be done to make food co-ops more racially inclusive. Fifteen co-operators from a variety of backgrounds — class, gender, race, ethnicity, [...]

5th Nov, 2018

Study Guide for Cooperative Values:  Fostering Racial and Economic Equity in Cooperatives

By |2019-09-09T15:56:18-04:00November 5th, 2018|

Discussing each principle and value through the lens of racial and economic equity will provide a starting point for promoting a more inclusive and effective movement. This is a resource for boards of directors, management teams, and study groups who especially want to explore the impact of dominate white culture on co-ops, and who want to find a way to create a dialogue to [...]

5th Nov, 2018

Study Guide for Cooperative Principles: Fostering Racial and Economic Equity in Cooperatives

By |2021-12-28T10:40:00-05:00November 5th, 2018|

Discussing each principle and value through the lens of racial and economic equity will provide a starting point for promoting a more inclusive and effective movement. This is a resource for boards of directors, management teams, and study groups who especially want to explore the impact of dominate white culture on co-ops, and who want to find a way to create a dialogue to [...]

3rd Jul, 2019

Cooperative Board Leadership Development Program (CBLD)

By |2021-12-22T14:19:41-05:00July 3rd, 2019|

Our Cooperative Board Leadership Development (CBLD) team is gearing up for another great year of supporting your organization’s success through our award-winning CBLD program. Now in its 18th year, CBLD provides ongoing, annual board support that includes monthly consulting, facilitated board retreats, board training, and resource development. In the coming year, we’ll also be building upon our extensive online trainings and workshops to help [...]

20th Jan, 2021

Incorporating Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Into Board Policies: A CBLD Field Guide

By |2022-02-09T11:04:01-05:00January 20th, 2021|

Many cooperatives, social justice organizations, and businesses have begun to directly confront their own role in the social systems that perpetuate racism and inequity. Boards of directors who use Policy Governance®  should feel empowered to use their policy document to clarify their expectations around the work of dismantling systems of racism and oppression.

7th Nov, 2018

The Wisdom of “Everyone Welcome?”

By |2022-01-18T10:16:10-05:00November 7th, 2018|

Jade Barker, Governance Consultant with Columinate and co-author of "Everyone Welcome?", shares some of the wisdom that she gained in working on the "Everyone Welcome?" project. In this video Jade shares some of her personal experience as a person of color in the predominantly white food co-op sector and what it has been like on her 15 years journey so far with food co-ops.

5th Dec, 2017

Everyone Welcome? Examining Race and Food Co-ops

By |2021-12-07T13:29:33-05:00December 5th, 2017|

By Patricia Cumbie, Jade Barker "The questions which one asks oneself begin, at least, to illuminate the world, and become one’s key to the experience of others."—James A. Baldwin Part of our professional work is to support people acting together for a common purpose. We do this by working with co-ops to improve their relationships with all their stakeholders—owners, staff, board, managers, communities—to better [...]

8th Sep, 2016

Master the Fundamentals of Governance Leadership

By |2019-09-07T00:35:01-04:00September 8th, 2016|

Good leaders often ask this question:  what would set us up for success?  Most of the time the answer is simple.  Master the fundamentals.  By being good at the basics—like being committed to consistent governance systems and applying respectful, inclusive communication to discussions and decisions—success as a board member is most-likely assured.  Yet, it’s harder than it looks in practice.  That’s exactly why fundamentals [...]

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