October 8, 2014

A Recap: The Co-op Readiness Institute

Last week, practitioners, worker-owners, and co-op experts came together to spend an intensive two days on one subject: how to prepare to develop a worker co-op. This event, the Co-op Readiness Institute, was hosted by WAGES and took place right here in...Continue reading »
September 26, 2014

Share what inspires you!

Prospera is launching our first six-week Learning Investment program for Latina entrepreneurs in the Bay Area and we need your help! We will be working with about a dozen women, engaging in topics such as co-op principles, effective communication, and food...Continue reading »
September 19, 2014

Paletas: From México to the Bay

At Prospera, we carefully deliberated about what product to sell for our first food co-op. We thought about tamales, cookies, mole, and more. We went to farmers markets to see what others were selling, did market research, talked with food industry experts,...Continue reading »
September 10, 2014

Co-op Spotlight: Rainbow Grocery

Prospera is continually encouraged by all of the flourishing co-ops in a growing movement of economic justice and solidarity. Today we share an inspiring example of the ever-growing cooperative movement. Rainbow Grocery is not only a successful and well-liked...Continue reading »
September 4, 2014

Deepening Impact at Prospera

At Prospera, we're already looking forward to our 20th anniversary year in 2015 with a great deal of excitement. While we're proud of the impact we've had, and the many accomplishments of all the worker-owners in our network, we're also making changes to have...Continue reading »