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Impact Brief: Business Conversions to Worker Cooperatives: a 2017 report on the trends on business ownership, the labor market and the potential impact of converting businesses to worker cooperatives in the Twin Cities.

Strengthening Local Economies: A 2015 report on how using a Community Wealth Building framework could help to address deeply rooted racial and economic disparities and create opportunities for local and equitable ownership and control of wealth.