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For 20 years, Janssen Hang’s family has made a living by farming rented land around the Twin Cities. But since the family never owned their own land, they often had to move between several different parcels, never fully reaping the benefits of their labor.

On Thursday March 23rd, Austin City Council passed a resolution directing the City Manager to come up with a broad range of policies to support Austin's cooperative economy. These policies include

Mayor Ras J. Baraka invites you to the 2017 Newark Cooperative Conference! Hear from a panel of leading experts as we explore national cooperative models and discuss the future of Newark’s worker-owned movement.

Limited SEATING | PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Panel Topics:

  • Housing Cooperatives

  • Worker Cooperatives

Peter Frank and Mo Manklang give a workshop on how to fund a co-op at CO-UP on Saturday, April 1, 2017.

This video was captured by Mike Sandmel from the New Economy Coalition. Thank you!

More videos from Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance

 

The Wales Co-operative Centre has the backing of the Welsh Government to create more organisations like this as part of its Care to Co-operate programme.

Derek Walker, chief executive of the Wales Co-operative Centre, said: "Social co-operatives aren't a silver bullet to the big pressures facing budgets.

"But they can play a role in a number of ways. They take the private profit out of the business - rather than going to distant shareholders they go back into the business.

This survey is designed to give YOU a voice in our planning while we plan for the Western Workers Cooperative Conference 2017! We're asking for just 5 minutes to help us make the best conference possible!

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