Working with NYC to Create Education for New Americans

During the spring and summer of 2016, TESA worked with a the Center for Family Life (CFL), a Brooklyn based client,¬†on a project to develop curriculum for the city of New York’s Small Business Services program (SBS). The main focus of the project was to develop new, interactive curriculum for the New Americans Workforce1 Training[…]

Building New Programs for the Country’s Oldest Peace Organization

The War Resisters League (WRL) has been building the peace movement since 1923. Today, as one of the leading voices in the movement, they organize peace builders and offer on-the-ground tools to build alternatives to war. Developing Curriculum for WRL’s Tax Day Program and Anti-Tear Gas Campaign TESA worked with WRL to update, develop, and[…]

Aiding Refugee Farmers with the International Rescue Committee

In 2014 and 2015, the International Rescue Committee and the California Center for Cooperative Development reached out to TESA to lead a series of workshops and trainings. Over these two years, organizers and educators from agencies across the country were brought together. The focus was on developing educational practices to empower refugee farmers to take[…]

Creating a Co-op Academy for Incarcerated People in Massachusetts

TESA was brought on to develop a program in partnership with The Cooperative Fund of New England, The Boston Center for Community Ownership, and The National Community Reinvestment Coalition. This program’s purpose was to start an academy for launching worker-owned cooperatives inside of the Franklin County House of Corrections in Western Massachusetts. The overall end[…]