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Jade Barker

Jade Barker is passionate about co-ops! She lived in co-op housing during college, and worked at a worker collective for several years after graduation. A long-time member of food co-ops and a life-long activist, she has served on the Board of River Valley Co-op since 2005, three years as Board president. In 2014 she received the CCMA Cooperative Board Service Award for outstanding board leadership. Currently a member of CDS Consulting Co-op, Jade works with boards of directors across the country to help improve their governance practices. A trained mediator since 2000, she also has many years experience as a trauma educator, learning and teaching about the effects of psychological trauma and how to overcome them. Most recently she’s been exploring issues of race, publishing Everyone Welcome: Personal Narratives about Race and Food Co-ops with her colleagues at CDS CC.

 
Sessions led by this presenter:
Audience: People of color: those who are experiencing racial stress from working in collaboration with white people, or who want to connect more deeply with other people of color working...
Audience: People of color: those who are experiencing racial stress from working in collaboration with white people, or who want to connect more deeply with other people of color working...

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