August 26, 2014

What is a DPO?

A DPO ( Direct Public Offering ) is a way for a business to raise capital directly from its own customers, stakeholders, and community members. This is different from traditional offerings, which involve professional investors who often demand control over...Continue reading »
August 14, 2014

Co-ops Around the World: Cuba

Around the world, worker-owned co-ops are increasingly becoming recognized as a strategy to develop local economies, strengthen grassroots leadership and improve the lives of workers. In this series, we’ll take a closer look at the global co-op movement, and...Continue reading »
July 28, 2014

The 5 Phases of WAGES' History

As WAGES approaches our 20th anniversary, we have been reflecting on our history and we realized that we have gone through five distinct phases since our earliest days. Our first phase was the Formation Phase, which is the story of our establishment as an...Continue reading »
July 17, 2014

WAGES appears in Yes! Magazine

We are honored and excited to have been featured in the press on two separate occasions in recent weeks! YES! Magazine ’s recent article, “ These Women-Run Co-ops Push Back Against the ‘Feminization of Poverty ,’” by Sarah McKinley and Violeta Duncan,...Continue reading »