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Worker cooperatives are sprouting up all across the country. In Brooklyn, one co-op is filling an important need: helping the almost entirely immigrant Latina members take ownership of their jobs. Bruce Wallace visited the co-op to find out how it works and how it’s changing the lives of the women who run it.




Wallace_PhotoBruce Wallace is a freelance journalist and multimedia producer with particular interest in international, human rights, religion, and arts-and-culture reporting. He has contributed to PRI’s The World, Radio Diaries, All Things Considered, Marketplace Morning Report, The New York Times Magazine, Al Jazeera America, and The Washington Post, among others.