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Worker Co-Ops 101 for Social Justice Entrepreneurs

April 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

 

Are you interested in starting a new business?
Do you believe in workers rights and economic justice?
Heard of a co-op, and want to learn more?

Worker Co-ops 101 is for members and staff of grassroots organizations who are interested in learning about the worker owned business model, and whether its right for you.

– Learn about the history of cooperatives in communities of color abroad and in the US
– Explore what makes worker-owned co-ops different from capitalist corporations
– Understand the benefits and challenges of cooperative culture and governance
– Review the basic steps and available resources for starting a cooperative business

Cooperative ventures that are connected to SEI Organizations or Projects may be eligible for investment and funding from the Solidarity Economy Initiative in the Fall of 2017.

Instructor:

Stacey Cordeiro, Director, Boston Center for Community Ownership

Max class size: 25 people

 

* * * The Solidarity Economy Initiative (SEI) is offering trainings and classes to help build our communities’ ability to create a just, inclusive and sustainable economy. Trainings are open to members of SEI member organizations and allies.

Questions
info@solidaritymass.com

Details

Date:
April 29
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Venue

Old Oak Dojo
14 Chestnut Place
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Website:
http://oldoakdojo.com