Cleveland Owns

Power through collective ownership


  •  5/28/2021 02:53 PM

We're proud to be part of a coalition of awesome grassroots groups calling for participatory budgeting in Cleveland.

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  •  4/27/2021 02:33 PM

Last week we joined our allies at the Energy Democracy Project, a national formation of grassroots energy democracy groups, to present our ideas for federal policy related to energy democracy to Senator Merkley of Oregon and other members of Congress at a briefing.

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  •  4/20/2021 02:43 PM

It was a pleasure to spend the weekend with some 50 local activists as we explored the principles and practice of energy democracy at the Energy Democracy Summit in Northeast Ohio!

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  •  3/24/2021 09:54 PM

Our ED Jonathan is joining some stellar Cleveland leaders, including Sam from The BC, to discuss how community ownership of solar promotes environmental justice.

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What we do

What we do
We support groups of workers and neighbors as they seeks to turn what they have into what they need to demand their share of the region’s prosperity.

Our work touches on food access, digital equity, collective purchasing for nonprofit organizations, and energy democracy, which you can read more about here. The common thread for all our work is building new, democratic institutions controlled directly by the people their serve.

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  • Cleveland, Ohio, United States