SEIZE just completed their first-ever month-long speaker series! Started February 23 and ended on March 23rd, the SEIZE (Socialist Economy Incubation Zone for Entrepreneurs) will host one speaker a week for several consecutive weeks, and concluded the speaker events with an immersive workshop to apply discussed theories, tools, and tactics. The final workshop will be specifically focusing on Concordia’s food system transformation.

Leaders in economic transformation will discuss experiences and lessons learned from in grassroots organizing, movement and capacity building, and rethinking and reorganizing labor!

The SEIZE Speaker Series is online and completely free (with RSVP), making SEIZE’s activities completely open to the community at large.


Recordings are not yet available, if you contact us we will put you on a list to notify you of their release. Thank you for your patience!

This Is How We Transform The Economy
SEIZE Speaker Series


First Speaker Cheyenna Weber

Feb 23, 2021
“Nobody’s Free Until Everybody’s Free”: Finding Freedom in Solidarity Economies

Second Speaker George Lakey

March 2, 2021
Cooperation as part of a response to rising fascism and right populism

Third Speaker Esteban Kelly

March 9, 2021
Big We: How movement-building catalyzes Solidarity Economy Organizing

Fourth Speaker: SEIZE (Dru Oja)

March 16, 2021
What is Venture Communalism? + Networking

Final SEIZE Workshop

March 23, 2021
A Taste of Transformation
Recipe for Food System Change at Concordia


Eventbrite (past): Link

Questions? Contact us!


This event was co-hosted by the Sustainability Action Fund ( SAF)