We Own It is a national network that stands together with co-op member-owners working to reform and make positive change at their co-ops.
What’s At Stake
With $3 trillion in assets, $650 billion a year in revenue, two million employees, and 130 million American member-owners, co-ops are everywhere. A just transition to a new economy, energy democracy, and climate justice runs through them. Find out the stakes.
"I feel so loved and supported by you all! Thank you! I am so grateful for the opportunity to work with you, and I love being able to apply my Fellowship training to the process of running for my co-op's board of directors!"
"There was absolutely no hope without you. It pleases me to know that there are talented people like Jake and organizations like We Own It in the co-op community. My experience with you has been a shining star in my business career."
“I liked learning how to create a team and how to ask members of our team to grow the organization. What I learned was really effective in improving my organizing work.”
"Working with member-owners scattered throughout Minnesota, I've felt isolated. Having a national network of organizers and advocates to support each other in this work has provided much needed inspiration and empowerment."
“The leadership training we did was really fantastic! I’ve brought the lessons learned around leadership development to a number of other organizations I work with!”
Change is happening in cooperatives across the nation. Discover stories of reform in action.
Let's Do This Together
There's a lot that needs doing. Find out what we can do together.
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