Choosing to invest in small businesses
Dominick Claudio has helped launch a dozen small businesses in North Central West Virginia. A law office, a real estate company, a consignment shop, and an oral surgery center, to name a few. And he started without capital.
Choosing the side of community gardens – Conscious Harvest
This community garden partnered with farmers on a CSA for low-income families, funded by revenue from garden plot rentals.
Better wages and healthcare for workers
“Everyday, I watch elderly people and working folks blowing their savings—$600, $800 at a time.” Travis Boothe is a pharmacy technician in Sabraton, WV. He is also the shop steward for his union local, and a member of the IWW. Travis makes $10.50 an hour…