Cooperative 4 the Community is an Oakland-based, Oakland-focused cooperative for grassroots activists. Time and money constraints prevent many who most need it from being involved in community building. We break down these barriers by providing worker-owner opportunities that make civic engagement accessible to everyone.
City Council recently decided to make further adjustments to the 2021 budget. This comes after protests online and in person (led by APTP’s Defund OPD Committee) due to their approval of a budget on June 23rd that had no public review. In the meantime over 100 people have taken our People’s Budget Survey. Some folks Read more about Visualizing Oakland’s Budget[…]
This week we made the People’s Budget Survey public and started gathering feedback. This post explores some of the decisions and history behind the project. A New Format This survey is inspired by the budget assembly workshops and street outreach work done by our friends in the Community Democracy Project, who we helped gather signatures Read more about Behind the People’s Budget Survey[…]
Update: Due to the end of the signature gathering campaign and COVID-19 we are not hiring at this time. We have part-time positions available for signature gatherers! This is a perfect gig to fill some free time during the summer. Schedules are flexible and you can get started making an impact right away. And of Read more about We’re Hiring![…]
We’ve finalized the bylaws of the cooperative! They include our mission statement, points of unity, and details about how we operate. Check it out on the documents page. Mission Statement Cooperative 4 the Community is an Oakland-based, Oakland-focused cooperative for grassroots activists. Time and money constraints prevent many who most need it from being involved Read more about Mission, Unity, and Bylaws[…]
On June 11, 2019 Cooperative 4 the Community became Oakland’s newest cooperative corporation! We’re excited to get started serving grassroots organizations and building empowered communities throughout town.