Building a solidarity economy – Lessons Learned from Jackson, Mississippi: How co-ops are an inclusive tool in fighting poverty and revitalizing urban centres.

Montreal — Feb. 14, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY Black History Month in NDG

Nine community partners in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce have joined forces with members of the neighbourhood’s Black English-speaking community to put on a unique event during Black History Month: Lessons Learned from Jackson, Mississippi: How co-ops are an inclusive tool in fighting poverty and revitalizing urban centres.

Through a series of free, public activities, we invite community members to explore the cooperative model as an alternative to the poverty of racialized communities.

Theme: Is the social and solidarity economy an alternative to the precarity of racialized communities?

When: Friday, February 21, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Kensington Presbyterian Church, 6225 Godfrey Ave., Montreal, H4B 1K3 What: Public forum, followed by a panel discussion with

For more information :

Eventbrite: Building a solidarity economy Lessons from Jackson, MS, to Montreal

Contact: Rémy-Paulin Twahirwa Community Worker  or 514 503-7993 

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