Community Enterprise

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A definition

Community enterprise refers to the activity of starting a preferably worker owned and managed or a community/worker hybrid cooperative organization or business venture within a community that is socially and economically important for that community, such as setting up a small business to produce traditional crafts and employing community members bringing employment, income, equity, and self-sufficiency to the community.

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