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Darnell Adams

Darnell Adams is a dynamic business consultant, who has over two decades of experience with non-profit, for profit and cooperative businesses. Her experiences as a director, teacher, mentor and small business owner have allowed her to make a difference in the social, economic and business communities in which she has worked. She is the former Project Manager of the Dorchester Food Co-op where she was responsible for coordinating all aspects of co-op development including business planning, growing membership and seeking funding opportunities.  She has been personally recognized in "Bold Thinkers Who Are Shaping Our City" by Boston Magazine's Power of Ideas and as a Social Innovator by the Social Innovation Forum accelerator program. Darnell has presented to large and small groups within industry, city and state government, universities and media outlets. Darnell holds a Master of Education from Harvard University.

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How can naming and addressing bias align your co-op more closely to the cooperative principles? The goal of the Understanding Bias Workshop is to create awareness of implicit bias and...
Every community has its own story, opportunities and challenges when organizing a food co-op. This is no exception in communities of color that have suffered the most from disinvestment and...

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