Building a community centered economy.
Building a community-centered economy.
Peoples Economy Lab | Building a people-powered economy in Seattle.

Welcome to the
People’s Economy Lab!

The People’s Economy Lab is building a network of leaders and advancing projects that meet local needs by putting people and places first. Our leaders are democratizing finance, real-estate, and work. They are building power in their communities, developing equitable policies, and supporting local businesses.  We are creating a community-centered economy in Seattle.

Welcome to the People’s Economy Lab!

 

The People’s Economy Lab is building a network of leaders and advancing projects that meet local needs by putting people and places first. Our leaders are democratizing finance, real-estate, and work. They are building power in their communities, developing equitable policies, and supporting small and local businesses.  We are creating a community-centered economy in Seattle.

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Inaugural Frontline Community Fellows Imagine a New Economy, Build Community Learning Cohort

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Part I of IV: Examining the Financial System to Build Community Wealth

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Taking on Big Tech: Amazon, Monopoly Power, Antitrust & Organizing for a People-Centered Economy

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Our local leaders are transforming the economy.

Lab Leaders

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The People’s Economy Lab is made up of organizers, thinkers, and do-ers that are creating a community-centered economy in Seattle.

Take part in your local economy.

Our Initiatives

Together, lab participants identified key initiatives, evaluated for both impact and feasibility, that begin to put community at the center of our economy. In each initiative there are range of projects, from ideas, to research and development projects, to existing models ripe for replication or scaling up.

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Build Capacity

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Democratize Land and Development

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Create Community Capital &
Ownership