Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Love What We Do? Support Cowry Collective on Give STL Day!

We are so excited to be participating for the first time in the local edition of a national giving day for non-profit organizations  Love the Cowry Collective and want to support our work and mission?  Please save the date - May 3, 2016 where your gift will make a difference for days to come!

Monday, March 14, 2016

Timebanking 101 This Spring!

Join us for our fun and free introductory class to learn how to use
your human capital - your time - as your currency!

Friday, February 26, 2016

Mutual Aid Network Pilot Site LAUNCH! We're SPRINGing into action!

Mutual Aid Network STL Pilot Site Launch! Saturday, March 5th, 11AM-4PM @ Thomas Dunn Learning Center (3113 Gasconade St.)
Join Solidarity Economy STL, The Cowry Collective, and HOSCO Farms to Welcome the Mutual Aid Network (MAN) of Madison, Wisconsin for a day of events launching a network of St. Louis' own!

STL is one of 8 pilot sites around the world (including UK & South Africa) working together to build mutual aid networks that will create the legal, social, and financial means for everyone to discover and succeed in the work they want to do, with the support of their community. 

Mutual Aid Network presentation on food justice + restorative justice

Healthy Cooking Demo led by HOSCO Farms

Seed & Seedling Swap

Prospect of Cherokee Street Reach will also be hosting a game room and a PG movie showing for youth participants as well from 12:30 to 4pm. Movie to be announced on Saturday March 5th. Children of all ages are welcome.

$10 suggested donation -- RSVP & purchase tickets here
food & childcare provided

Liberation Through Cooperation = Films >Discussion > Launch!

Liberation Thru Cooperationfilm screening + discussion on cooperatives
Monday, February 29th6-8PM @ Yeyo Arts (2907 S Jefferson)
Already part of a cooperative? Looking to start one? Not sure what a cooperative is?

Join us for an evening of co-op education and discussion, and learn about our efforts to bring Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard (author of Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice) to STL this summer! 

$5 suggested donation

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Timebanking Runs On Love! Join Us February 14th!

This month Timebanking 101 is offered as part of Joint Accounts at Paul Art Space this month. 
Organized by member Tori Abernathy, artist-in-residence from Portland, Joint Accounts is all about envisioning a future that decouples our work from our jobs. 

First Fridays with SolEcon and Cowry!

We had a wonderful Happy Hour this month!
Join us every first Friday of the month for food, drink and revolutionary company!  

Humans of Solidarity Economy - Our First Zine!



Humans of Solidarity Economy is a photographic and interview series of leaders and members of Solidarity Economy St. Louis that highlights the good work being done by individuals and organizations in the fields of alternative currency, food production and justice, gender equality, restorative justice, economic empowerment, creative land/housing use, and alternative health and wellness. Grab your copy at our upcoming events!