Opinion: Winning by cooperating

renaissance coop 500 333 950derenaissance coop 500 333 950deThe Renaissance Community Co-op is bringing good jobs, healthy living options and community wealth to a neighborhood that struggles with obesity, diabetes, unemployment and poverty. [photo: Renaissance Community Co-op] For nearly 20 years, residents of Northeast Greensboro, North Carolina, had nowhere to shop for food in their neighborhood. That changed in late 2016, when the long-awaited Renaissance Community Co-op opened, a healthy, affordable and community-owned grocery store funded in part by Self-Help Credit Union's Self-Help Venture Fund. For journalist Robert McGarvey, it's a perfect example of the power co-ops have when they support each other. He explores Principle #6 in an opinion piece published last week by CU Insight

Read the full piece here: https://www.cuinsight.com/winning-by-cooperating.html


The views and opinions expressed in this op-ed are the author's and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions held by NCBA CLUSA.  


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Fri Aug 18 12:07:10 +0000 2017

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Thu Aug 17 22:11:02 +0000 2017

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Thu Aug 17 21:49:14 +0000 2017

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