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 Building Bridges 
 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg  
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Time for A New Economy Creating Good Jobs for All

And yes, another world is possible!

There are alternatives! And it's time for a new economy! Two of the nation s leading activists talk about creating jobs, jobs and more jobs and creating new economic models to realize another world is possible.
Ed Whitfeld is a co-founder and co-managing director of the Fund for Democratic Communities (F4DC) a private foundation that aims to promote economic democracy and cooperative economics in the U.S. South. In his work with F4DC, Ed helped initiate the formation of the Southern Grassroots Economies Project (SGEP) and the Southern Reparations Loan Fund. Whitfield has been at the forefront of not just envisioning, but actively building a new economy grounded in justice, democracy, and sustainability.
Steven Pitts, Associate Chair of the UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education focuses on issues of job quality and Black workers. In this arena, he has published reports on employment issues in the Black community, initiated a Black union leadership school, and shaped projects designed to build solidarity between Black and Latino immigrant workers. Currently, a major area of his work involves providing technical assistance to efforts in developing Black worker centers around the country.
produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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