City Bikes Co-op of Portland, OR

city bikes door
LEAF recently approved a loan to City Bikes Co-op in Portland, OR. The co-op has been a neighborhood anchor since 1996 and currently has 9 worker-owners. During the recession, City Bikes worker-owners voted to redistribute hours, rather than lay-off employees. Business in booming again, but this example highlights the power of democratic workplaces and their importance to their communities.

For more LEAF news, click here.