Membership

Members of the network are students and professionals who want the tools and relationships to work with democratic businesses. Members educate ourselves and each other about skills, resources and visioning that are required for financial management of anti-racist, pro-black, pro-indigenous, worker-owned businesses and other democratic, financial entities.

Professional membership is intended for financial services professionals, including, but not limited to bookkeepers, accountants, finance professionals, investment managers, management consultants and people in related fields.

Student membership is intended for students in education for accounting, finance and related subjects. Student members may be in online classes, open enrollment classes, community college programs and university degree programs in accounting or finance.

For more information about membership, please contact Ty at t@ujamaaworks.com.

Common Values of Members

Economic Democracy

Human Rights

Racial equality, Gender equality, Equality of sexual orientations, Self-determination, Clean air and Clean water

Internationalism

Ecological Socialism

Rights of Nature

Respect for Animals

Secularism

Benefits

Learn skills from experts in cooperative accounting and finance.

Be connected to a small network of professionals and students in corporate finance and accounting.

Client referrals from fellow members

Collaborate on work and share skills with other members.

Participate in political education around our Common Values.

Expectations

Currently, financial dues are not a membership requirement.

Decide if you support our Common Values.

Complete an interview.

Participate in political education and cooperative finance education.

Members who do not identify as black or indigenous are welcome. They are expected to be involved in (paid or unpaid) work against anti-black racism and/or anti-indigenous racism that is directed by black or indigenous people.

Please send inquiries to Ty at t@ujamaaworks.com.