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Justin Franks

Digital strategist, web developer, systems designer, community advocate for cooperative entrepreneurship and public interest technology.

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Everything Co-op with Vernon Oakes Podcast by Vernon Oakes

Everything Co-op

Radio Show & Podcast

Everything Co-op is a radio show and podcast that airs out of Washington, DC.

The show features people who have influenced or participated in the advancement of the cooperative business model to change lives.

Network for Developing Conscious Communities

Community Development & Events

NDCC is a national network organization built on fostering conscious community development practices among Black led community development organizations. Through implementing the principles of conscious community development, NDCC works to connect Black leaders with building equitable and cooperative communities through the use of mindful spiritual principles, cultural connectivity and inclusive community engagement practices.

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American Management Corporation

Policy Consulting & Monthly Reports

AMC actively monitors and reports on evolving political developments from the DC Council, the Mayor’s Office, and District government agencies – tailoring this information so that it is relevant to client concerns.

Barnor Law Engine

Web-App Search Engine & Administration Database

Startup Projects

Website & Platform Development // Project Management —

CrowdWork Co-op

Content Management Systems Development

CrowdWork Co-op brings together independent contractors and small businesses to collectively manage their customer, contract, and capacity needs.

We also offer umbrella business licensing, instant banking, group discounts for digital subscription services, and automated workflow packages for entrepreneurs.

Learn more about our customer services and open co-op development projects here.

The FutureFIRST Freelance Platform offers local tech talent to hire for any of your business’s digital needs.

Learn more and see how you can get involved here.

DC Cooperative Stakeholders Group

The DC Cooperative Stakeholders Group is a volunteer group of citizens, community leaders, business people, non-profits, and local government officials.

Our mission is to create a nurturing co-op ecosystem in the District that supports the vitality and growth of all types of existing co-ops and the successful launch of new co-ops.

Dream Factory Cooperative DC

Government Contracts — Skills & Capability Matching

The Dream Factory Cooperative DC is a community workforce and business development focused cooperative. We alleviate administrative and financial barriers to entry for under-resourced entrepreneurs and businesses in the District.

As a Certified Business Enterprise (CBE) and cooperative, we are able to expedite access to government contracts for our members. Submit a capability statement here.



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