Story and Photo by Janice Christensen Rebecca Nole is your typical Riverwester, inasmuch as Riverwesters are not typical people. She was born in the Bronx and grew up in New York City and went to Farello Laguardia High School For Arts And The Performaing Arts. If that sounds familiar to anyone, it’s the school where […]
Archive | March 2012
2012 International Year of the Cooperative (IYC) The United Nations has designated 2012 the International Year of the Cooperative. In Milwaukee, as in many communities across North America, co-op energy and momentum is bubbling up and people are talking about organizing around this model.
Fueled by the passion and commitment of business and nonprofit leaders in the Milwaukee area for affordable health insurance, Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative was just launched at the end of February as the March issue of the Currents was going to press.
by Rebecca Nole “Cooperative” was the word chosen to describe Riverwest in the recent Around the Corner episode on Milwaukee Public Television. What is a cooperative? Since 2012 was dubbed the United Nations International Year of the Cooperative, this might be a good time to answer that question.
Follies 2012 7 pm Saturday March 3 at the Falcon Bowl, $5, 20 Acts.