New Economy Washington Frontline Community Fellowship

New Economy Washington Frontline Community Fellowship

We are excited to announce that applications are open for the New Economy Washington (NEW) Frontline Community Fellowship! If you or someone you know is an emerging leader of color who is building a new economic model that  changes the underlying conditions of our...
South Seattle Community Capital Resiliency Project

South Seattle Community Capital Resiliency Project

In late 2019, People’s Economy Lab responded to a Request For Proposal and were hired to support a business planning process with three Seattle-based community development financial institutions (CDFI)—HomeSight, Rainier Valley Community Development Fund, and Ventures...
New Economy Washington: A Path Forward

New Economy Washington: A Path Forward

By Deric Gruen, Marcy Bowers, Misha Werschkul Despite important policy changes like a higher minimum wage and universal paid family leave , the economic rules continue to divide us, privileging a few, while immigrants and people of color, households with lower incomes...
Worker Cooperatives Get Boost From Congress

Worker Cooperatives Get Boost From Congress

Shevanthi Daniel is a Director at The Democracy at Work Institute Institute and is a People’s Economy Lab Leader The first federal level bipartisan legislation that highlights worker cooperatives, the Main Street Employee Ownership Act was signed into law in...