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School of Hard Knocks: An Interview with Aaron Scott of Chaplains on the Harbor

On a mission to speak with innovative, creative political educators working across the country, TESA’s Darya Marchenkova recently interviewed Aaron Scott. Aaron Scott is the organizer and co-founder of Chaplains on the Harbor, a church dedicated to good news of the poor, by the poor, for the poor in rural Grays Harbor County WA. Chaplains[…]

Co-opoly is back!

Co-opoly is back! Co-opoly, The Game of Cooperatives is back and better than before! TESA Collective recently announced the triumphant return of the collaborative, strategic game that teaches the practical skills needed to run a co-op.  Test your business acumen and work as a team to create a thriving cooperative. First launched in 2011, Co-opoly[…]

The Revolutionary Power of Financial Education / Poder revolucionario de la educación financiera

En Español abajo This is a collaborative article by A Bookkeeping Cooperative, AORTA, Open Bookkeeping, and the TESA Collective, creators of the Cooperative Financial Education Kit.  We see a problem. As professionals (and worker-owners) who work with a range of cooperatives, we see a pattern in who holds the finance positions in co-ops. This pattern[…]