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Ep. 7 | Matt Hern: Supporting Community Development through Worker Co-operatives

Release date: January 31, 2022 | Length: 35:05

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In the penultimate episode of our first season, Steve chats with Matt Hern, the co-founder and co-director of Solid State Community Industries. Known for his work in radical urbanism, community development and alternative forms of education, Matt has founded a wide range of community projects, initiatives and institutions. In this episode, Matt reflects on his experiences growing up around the Indigenous reserves on Vancouver Island, his passion for working with and supporting lower-income and racialized families, and adapting to the life’s unexpected adventures.

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Guest: Matt Hern

Matt Hern is a co-director of Solid State Community Industries in Surrey, BC. His books and articles have been translated into seventeen languages and sometime again he will continue to lecture widely. He lives on the Fraser River in unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm territory.