Entries by deborah

Riemer & Braunstein

Riemer & Braunstein is a Boston-based law firm that specializes in meeting the needs of financial institutions, individuals and corporations and businesses of all sizes. With more than 80 years of practice, Riemer & Braunstein’s six core practice areas are Banking & Finance, Real Estate, Litigation, Bankruptcy, Corporate, Trusts & Estates. Riemer & Braunstein handles […]

Grameen America

Grameen America is a non-profit micro-finance agency, serving low income women in Greater Boston neighborhoods. Grameen American replicates the circle lending model pioneered by Nobel Peace Prize recipient Muhammad Yunus in the first Grameen Bank in Bangladesh. Grameen America has disbursed over $135 million in small loans since its founding in 2008. The Boston Impact […]

Cooperative Fund of New England

The Cooperative Fund of New England (CFNE) is a community development loan fund that facilitates socially responsible investing in cooperatives, community-oriented nonprofits, and worker-owned businesses in New England and adjacent communities in New York. The Boston Impact Initiative is an investor in their Social Investment Fund. Learn more

Tackling the Law, Together

Tackling the Law, Together: A Legal Guide to Worker Cooperatives Generally and in Massachusetts is a report produced by the Community Enterprise Project of the Harvard Transaction Law Clinic, Boston Center for Community Ownership, Greater Boston Legal Services and Sustainable Economies Law Center that covers legal aspects of worker cooperatives, cooperative conversions, and financing.

Solidarity Rising in Massachusetts

What happens when social movements work together to reclaim economic power? This report, commissioned by the Solidarity Economy Initiative, highlights groundbreaking grassroots efforts to restore economic power to communities of color: Solidarity Rising in Massachusetts: How Solidarity Economy Movement is Emerging in Lower Income Communities of Color