Recent News

News came in from Joel Wool and Matt Meyer: If you in fact missed the Greater Boston Chamber of Cooperatives meeting with City Hall on 1/24/2017, or you want to review it, the video of the hearing is here. We had over 100 people attend! Thank you cooperators! It made a big difference to have a crowd and as was evidenced in the hearing, we eased some councilors' concerns with cooperatives while touting the benefits. A couple of things you can do to support the momentum going forward: 

  • -If you are a resident of or work or do business in Boston, please contact your city councilors or the entire city council* to thank them for holding a hearing (particularly frank.baker@boston.gov, josh.zakim@boston.gov) and urge their support for cooperative housing and business. It's okay to be short and sweet! If you attended and testified, consider emailing along the testimony…
  • -Please read and share Ivy Lee's piece in the Dig
  • -Share our photos when they are posted and join our Facebook group
  • -Stand by for future action alerts

*Here's the full city council list:

ayanna.pressley@boston.gov, matthew.omalley@boston.gov, michelle.wu@boston.gov, michael.f.flaherty@boston.gov, salvatore.lamattina@boston.gov

, mark.ciommo@boston.gov,  mayor@boston.gov, andrea.campbell@boston.gov, bill.linehan@boston.gov, a.e.george@boston.gov, tito.jackson@boston.gov, timothy.mccarthy@boston.gov