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Celebrate October Employee Ownership and Coop Month!

Nationally, employee-owners’ median household wealth is 92% higher than average, they receive 33% more income from wages, and their job tenure is over 50% longer. Read more >>

Our Summer at the Aspen Institute

At this summer’s Economic Security Summit, Project Equity’s Co-founder, Hilary Abell represented our successes in connecting work and wealth through employee ownership. Our partners at The Industrial Commons were highlighted at The Aspen Ideas Festival. Read more >>

Empowering Regional Partners

As communities across the nation help business owners plan for succession, they realize the tremendous power employee ownership has to keep their companies locally-rooted. This summer Project Equity’s Co-founder, Hilary Abell, visited Communities Unlimited (CU) in Little Rock, Arkansas. Read more >>

Community Engagement

This summer, Project Equity helped the employees complete their purchase of Niles Pie Comany, a growing bakery and cafe in Union City, CA. On August 12th  Niles Pie threw their community a big party, and the turnout was fantastic. Read more >>

Toto’s Story

Toto’s Story

I’m Toto. I started working at Niles Pie in May 2015. I was hired to work at the farmers’ markets after my contract was over as a data analyst for the IRS. Now that I’m an owner, I’m looking at the job and business from a very different perspective. Read full story >>

Our Summer at the Aspen Institute

Our Summer at the Aspen Institute

At this summer’s Economic Security Summit, Project Equity’s Co-founder, Hilary Abell represented our successes in connecting work and wealth through employee ownership. Our partners at The Industrial Commons were highlighted at The Aspen Ideas Festival. Read more >>

Empowering Regional Partners

Empowering Regional Partners

As communities across the nation help business owners plan for succession, they realize the tremendous power employee ownership has to keep their companies locally-rooted. This summer Project Equity’s Co-founder, Hilary Abell, visited Communities Unlimited (CU) in Little Rock, Arkansas. Read more >>

Ren’s Story

Ren’s Story

I thought it was going to be really difficult to establish employee ownership, but Hilary and Patty really taught us so much through the whole process. They broke it down and showed us that it was up to us to decide what guidelines would work for us. Read full story >>

Community Engagement

Community Engagement

This summer, Project Equity helped the employees complete their purchase of Niles Pie Comany, a growing bakery and cafe in Union City, CA. On August 12th  Niles Pie threw their community a big party, and the turnout was fantastic. Read more >>

Prospera: Lupita’s Story

Prospera: Lupita’s Story

Lupita and her husband arrived in the US as newlyweds with the hope of a better life and dreams of building a home for their young family. Lupita began working at an orange packing facility, but the earnings were not stable and she wasn’t able to support her family. Read full story >>

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