Maria Armoudian talks to author Jessica Gordon Nembhard about worker-owned cooperatives and whether they can transform workers’ lives and livelihoods.

Jessica Gordon Nembhard is an Associate Professor of Community Justice and Social Economic Development in the Department of Africana Studies at John Jay College. She is an expert in community economics and her publications include Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice.

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