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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!

The Maine Lobstering Union voted Saturday to buy a wholesale lobster business near Mount Desert Island to help its fishermen net a bigger share of the profit in the booming, $1.5 billion-a-year industry.

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