Trusting the Power of Community

Trusting the Power of Community

As part of a series of “fireside chats” sponsored by R.I.S.E. Artisan Fund, Kythzia Barrera and Rashmi Bharti spoke about the artisan-owned collective enterprises that they founded and continue to build — Colectivo 1050° and Earthcraft Self-Reliant Cooperative. Both...
Building Community Power through Real Estate

Building Community Power through Real Estate

East Boston is a vibrant, multicultural community nestled between highways, Logan Airport, and the sea. For generations, immigrant and working-class families have found affordable, transit-connected housing here, and today, just over half of residents are Latino. The...