Ujima Fund Investment Vote: Dorchester Food Coop
Open until February 4, 2022
Do you support an investment in Dorchester Food Cooperative?
The Ujima Fund Management Team is proposing an investment in Dorchester Food Coop in the amount of $25,000, at 5% annual interest over 7 years. You can vote on the DFC ballot here. This ballot will be available until February 4, 2022, or until we reach quorum.
How to Vote:Step 1: Ballot | Fill out a short online ballot here.
You can review the Ujima Fund’s Investment Opportunity Memo, which presents key documents, recommendations, and comments from the Investment Committee and Ujima Members about the investment opportunity.
Step 2: Phone A Friend | Help us get out the vote! Pick one person you know from the Ujima Phone a Friend List, and reach out to them to remind or encourage them to complete their ballot.
Investment Vote: Live Q&AJoin Boston Ujima Project's Jock Payten on January 17, 2021 at 6:30PM for a live Q&A on the Ujima Fund's next investment opportunity, Dorchester Food Cooperative.
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Phonebank with us!Join Boston Ujima Project's Cierra Peters for a phonebanking session for the DFC Investment vote.
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Member Investment Vote
Open until March 1, 2022
The Personalized Investment Form is an opportunity for Voting Members to name BIPOC businesses they love in their neighborhoods and across Boston. Each year, members are invited for fill out a form and name up to five businesses they love in their community. This investment list was generated throughout 2021 by Ujima members.
How to Vote:
Step 1: Below, we have made available three versions of the 2021 Personalized Investment List Ballot. Choose only ONE.
A. Organized by Neighborhood (Online Ballot)
This version of the ballot walks you through the business review process neighborhood by neighborhood. For each neighborhood you are asked to answer up to four questions. There are a total number of 55 questions on the ballot. We estimate the ballot should take you up to 30 minutes to complete.
B. Organized by Sector (Online Ballot)
This version of the ballot walks you through the business review process by industry (e.g. hospitals or restaurants). For each sector, you are asked to answer up to four questions. There are a total number of 67 questions on the ballot. We estimate the ballot should take you up to 30 minutes to complete.
C. Holistic (Online Ballot)
This version of the ballot asks you up to answer four questions about the Citywide list as a whole. There are a total number of 15 questions on the ballot. We estimate that this ballot should take you up to 30 minutes to complete
Step 2: Voter Phone a Friend
After you complete your ballot, visit the Voter Phone a Friend List. Pick one person you know to remind and/or encourage them to vote. We've provided a short script on the list to help with your call, text, or email to a friend.