"Collective Courage" with Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard

Next System Speaker Series at Mason

Saturday, April 23, 2022 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM EDT
Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

"Collective Courage" with Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard

Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard, author of, "Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought," delivers the Democratizing NOVA Summit's keynote address at the Johnson Center's Dewberry Hall.


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Dr. Jessica Gordon-Nembhard is Professor of Community Justice and Social Economic Development in the Department of Africana Studies at the City University of New York’s John Jay College. Her research focuses include cooperative economics, community economic development and community-based asset building, racial wealth inequality, solidarity economics, Black Political Economy, and community-based approaches to justice.

She is a member of the National Cooperative Business Association’s Cooperative Economics Council; the International Co-operative Alliance Committee on Co-operative Research; a Faculty Fellow and Mentor with the Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing at Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations; and an affiliate scholar with the Centre for the Study of Co-operatives at the University of Saskatchewan.

Hosted by Next System Studies at Mason.

Sponsored by Center for Social Science Research, Movement Engaged Research Hub, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Arlington Fellows at Mason.

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