WHAT WE DO

Educate

We offer an 8-week “Fundamentals of the Solidarity Economy” curriculum as well as various workshops to expand knowledge and capacity around socialist economy organizing.

Incubate

Our work is aimed at building worker-owned enterprises in strategic sectors, positioned to transform our relationships to the environment and each other.

Organize

Everything we do is aimed at building a powerful network that can move more of the economy under collective democratic control, and away from the influence of private capital interests.


A History of SEIZE

SEIZE as a network of community organizers, activists and entrepreneurs has a vibrant history of organizing at Concordia University and beyond. SEIZE organized numerous conferences, workshops as well as incubated 5 nonprofits and cooperatives since 2015. This legacy of social solidarity economy organizing is highlighted below: 2014: The first organized efforts towards creating a social-solidarity […]

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Movements are the Best Way to Spread Cooperation

There is a sense that worker cooperatives in the US are moving out a phase of being an economic subculture. The movement is becoming an engine for innovation and transformation.

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Treeplanting Today, Tomorrow Forestry: Half Past Capitalism ep. 001

Mosquitoes, clearcuts, transparency and workplace culture in the corner of Canada's forestry industry devoted to treeplanting

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MEMBERS & ALLIES
Hive Cafe and Solidarity CooperativeCommunity-University Television
Beigne OuiConcordia Student UnionSociology and Anthropology Student Union (SASU)Tree Workers Industrial Group