Kali Akuno is the co-founder and exec­u­tive direc­tor of Coop­er­a­tion Jack­son, an emerg­ing net­work of work­er coop­er­a­tives in Jack­son, Miss. He served as the direc­tor of spe­cial projects and exter­nal fund­ing in the may­oral admin­is­tra­tion of the late Chok­we Lumum­ba, and served as the exec­u­tive direc­tor of the Peo­ples’ Hur­ri­cane Relief Fund in New Orleans after Hur­ri­cane Kat­ri­na. He is the co-edi­tor of Jack­son Rising.
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