Tune in to WOL 1450 AM, 95.9 FM, and WOL Live Stream on August 3 at 10:30 am EDT for Everything Co-op, hosted by Vernon Oakes. This week Vernon interviews Minnie McMahon, Coordinator of the Greater Boston Community Land Trust Network. Vernon and Minnie will discuss the role community land trusts play in retaining collective control, strengthening diverse neighborhoods, and creating permanent affordability in housing.
Minnie McMahon is the Greater Boston Community Land Trust Network Coordinator, hosted by Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI). She started at DSNI in 2019 as the Project and Operations Manager at Dudley Neighbors, Inc., the community land trust. Before that, Minnie worked for small farms in Massachusetts, California, and New York, growing flowers, developing systems, and advocating for workers’ rights. Shared governance and the role of power in social systems have been throughlines in Minnie’s work.