Michael Tekhen Strode

Michael Tekhen Strode [EN] he/him
Mike is a writer, cyclist, IT consultant, facilitator, and solidarity economy organizer residing in southeast Chicago whose community engagement work has included ride leadership with the Chicago chapter of Red, Bike & Green; editorial and archival oversight for Fultonia; and co-facilitation of Cooperation for Liberation Study & Working Group. He is founding coordinator of the Kola Nut Collaborative, a time-based service and skills trading platform which promotes timebanking throughout Chicago. He is also a board member of the New Economy Coalition, US Solidarity Economy Network and Illinois Worker Cooperative Alliance (Steering Committee).