Cleveland: Industrial-Sized Co-ops

Video: David Brancaccio learns how the co-op community is growing.
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Fixing the Future is a one-hour PBS special, developed in collaboration with YES! Magazine, that profiles people and communities using innovative approaches to create jobs and build sustainable prosperity in our new economy.

In this segment, host David Brancaccio sees how Cleveland co-ops are finding niche markets in their community to bring money to local, inner-city jobs.


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  • : The Evergreen Cooperatives see themselves as a new model of economic development.
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