Immigrant Single Mothers Start a Tamale Cooperative

As has been increasingly the case on the website Grassroots Economic Organizing, here is another article that challenges the myth that worker cooperatives are only for middle class people. While inspiring, we thought there should be more information explaining how the division of labor was set up, how they agree on what the pay scale will be, etc.. These types of problems that people face and the solutions they find are always instructive.

At home in her kitchen, Elideth prepares tamales. She wraps both the masa paste and the chicken and mole sauce in a corn husk and then steams it.

Photo by Martin Do Nascimento

Read in Grassroots Economic Organizing


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