Press Room

For general questions or to schedule an interview, please contact DAWI Senior Communications Director Julian McKinley by emailing jmckinley [at] institute.coop or calling 415-379-9201, ext. 10. Our experts are available to share research-based perspectives on policy, governance, business start-up or ownership transfer, national trends, and more.

 


DAWI's work has been featured in The New York Times, Fast Company, The Nation, The Boston Globe, Eater, The San Francisco Chronicle, and more. Below are a few of our recent mentions in media.

 

The Intercept: Rhode Island Coalition Pushes Most Equitable Legal Cannabis Regulations Yet

June 6, 2021—In The Intercept, DAWI Special Projects Director shares the impact worker ownership can make in ensuring communities impacted by over-policing and prohibition benefit from a newly legal cannabis market in Rhode Island.

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Plan Sponsor: ESOPs a Win-Win for Workers and Employees

June 3, 2021—Plan Sponsor uses research co-published in Race and Gender Wealth Equity and the Role of Employee Share Ownership to demonstrate the benefits of employee ownership on businesses and workers.

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In These Times: When These Workers Unionized Their Cafe Was Put Up for Sale—So They Bought It

May 27, 2021—In These Times quotes DAWI Senior Program Manager Shevanthi Daniel-Rabkin in this look at Providence's White Electric Café and its workers' surprising path to becoming the café's new owners in a fight for racial justice in the workplace.

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The Nonprofit Quarterly: Democratic Management: Lessons from Worker Cooperatives

September 16, 2020—In NPQ, DAWI Director of Training and Education Rebecca Bauen introduces the foundation of democratic workplaces and how it can help nonprofit organizations align their mission and values with impact and employee experience.

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The New Republic: The Case for Giving Workers Ownership Rights

December 22, 2020—In The New Republic, DAWI's research helps illustrate growing interest in worker ownership across the country, including Sen. Bernie Sanders's call for a Democratic Employee Ownership Fund requiring large businesses to share profits with workers.

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New York Business Journal: NYC Program Encourages Businesses to Consider Selling to Employees

December 9, 2020—New York Business Journal highlights New York's Owner to Owners Program, a collaboration between Business Outreach Network, DAWI, The ICA Group, The Working World, and the City of New York to help educate business owners on the benefits of employee ownership transitions.

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The Nonprofit Quarterly: The Future of Work Will Be Democratic, Co-ops Say

September 16, 2020—In NPQ, DAWI Director of Training and Education Rebecca Bauen introduces the foundation of democratic workplaces and how it can help nonprofit organizations align their mission and values with impact and employee experience.

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