Be one of 300+ engaged, spirited people at this extraordinary teach-in designed to cultivate economic justice in the Philadelphia area.
You'll meet community organizers, cooperators, activists, artists, farmers, bookkeepers, construction workers and more — all of them building economic control block by block as they start cooperative businesses. Learn, connect, network, and share your ideas at this cross-class, multi-racial, intergenerational gathering.
Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard
Panel: Learning from our past to cultivate economic justice for our future
Members of 20 Book Clubs → 20 Cooperative Businesses reflect on six months of studying co-ops and what it means to build new businesses while resisting oppression.
Jamila Medley, executive director of PACA
Kirtrina Baxter, Soil Generation
Lan Dinh, VietLead
Annette Griffin, A & Associates
Workshops on how to pool resources to gain power
- Introduction to cooperatives
- Getting it together: business formation for co-ops
- Social media & shoestring marketing
- Cooperatives as a Tool for Black Liberation
- How to fund a co-op (when you don't have a lot of money)
- Community control of neighborhood land
- Voices of worker-owners
- more to be announced!
Lunchtime roundtable conversations
20 Book Clubs → 20 Cooperative Businesses members and other allies will host conversations on specific topics over a long lunch.
Find information and register here.
Universal Audenried Charter High School
3301 Tasker St19145 Philadelphia , PA
Saturday, April 1, 2017