Partner Network

Local Cooperative Partners


The Arroyo S.E.C.O. Network of Time Banks (ASNTB) is a local exchange system designed to inspire trust and reciprocity. It is a collective working towards empowering the community by facilitating cooperative trade.

The Collective Avenue Coffee is, currently, a mobile coffee stand comprised of worker-owners, volunteers, and local community.

Co-opportunity is a community-owned and operated resource for healthy living that is committed to creating greater good in our world through its high standards and support of fellow co-ops throughout the country. 

The L.A. Co-op Lab is a collective that builds capacity for worker ownership in Los Angeles by providing Co-op education, Co-op development and engagement with Co-op community.

The Los Angeles Eco-Village Intentional Community is a housing cooperative that is raising the quality of community life while lowering our environmental impacts, and expanding public awareness about more sustainable urban living.

Los Angeles Union Cooperative Initiative (LUCI) is a worker cooperative incubator and developer dedicated to the creation of the social and economic justice and worker dignity through the creation of good, sustainable jobs in viable businesses that are accountable to both its workers and their communities. 

Ride  On! Bike Shop/Co-Op  is  a  full service bicycle shop, offering repairs, sales and rentals. The Co-Op is  a  member run bicycle collective that provides tools,  space  and  a  community environment to  facilitate  bike  repair education.

South Los Angeles Food Co-op is a cooperatively organized business owned by the local community that is committed to creating a source for natural, organic, non-GMO food in South Los Angeles.

Timelist Group organization is dedicated to serving families and communities impacted by incarceration, poverty, academic and economic barriers by providing educational programs, self-help, reentry support, housing, and youth violence prevention services.

To Bee Loved (TBL) is a workers-owned cooperative and community resource that provides caring and professional pet care with love , creativity and reciprocity as its core values.

Community Partners

Antioch University Los Angeles provides learner-centered education to empower students with the knowledge and skills to lead meaningful lives and to advance social, economic, and environmental justice.

Five Points Youth Foundation is a Los Angeles-based, non-profit organization that works to sustainably revitalize communities in south LA that have undergone economic, environmental and social decline.

Gundzik Gundzik Heeger LLP (“GGH LLP”) provides its clients with expertise in a wide range of legal matters including civil litigation and arbitration, securities offerings and transactions, corporate and business matters, real estate law, and social enterprise. 

LACI brings people together to create an inclusive green economy by empowering startups, convening partnerships, and building community.

Solidarity Research Center is a worker self-directed nonprofit that develops solidarity economies using data science, story-based strategy, and action research. The organization works at the intersection of racial justice and solidarity economies.

The Southern California Library is a community library and archive located in South Los Angeles that documents and makes accessible histories of struggles that challenge racism and other systems of oppression;  and so enables, for all, imagining and sustaining possibilities for freedom.

Sustainable Law Group, LLP provides creative legal counsel rooted in respect and compassion towards our clients, communities and selves. SLG is a “Best for the World” Certified B-Corp and a proud member of 1% for the Planet.

California Partners

The California Center for Cooperative Development is a nonprofit organization that promotes cooperatives as a vibrant model to address the economic and social needs of California’s communities.

Movement Generation Justice & Ecology Project inspires and engages in transformative action towards the liberation and restoration of land, labor, and culture.

National/Individual Partners

Renee Jackson Bradford 
First Purse Inc.
PhD Student in the Graduate School of Leadership and Change

Professor Laytanya White
Growth mindset business coach for Dreamers, Doers and Change Makers
PhD Student in the Graduate School of Leadership and Change

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