U.S. WORKER CO-OP CONFERENCE 10/13/-10/15

ANNOUNCING the 2nd national U.S. WORKER CO-OP CONFERENCE
October 13-15, 2006, Manhattan, NYC

LOCATIONS
@ Colors Restaurant 417 Lafayette Street
@ Millennium High School 75 Board Street
@ Anthology Film Archives 32 Second Avenue

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Spanish translation provided. Childcare provided.
Lodging and on-site meals available.

COST
Tickets: $10/workshop $40/day $100/whole conference
SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE.


REGISTRATION
Deadline: SEPTEMBER 10
Go to http://www.usworker.coop/events/conferences for more information
and to register.

HIGHLIGHTS
* Opening reception and session at worker-owned COLORS Restaurant
* Keynote Speaker Rick Surpin, Founder of Cooperative Home Care Associates of the Bronx
* Worker cooperatives and community economic development, focusing on home care, service sector co-ops, immigrant organizing and rebuilding New Orleans.
* International presenters from worker co-op movements in Canada and Argentina
* One-on-one consultations with specialists in finance, law, fundraising and other areas – available to all attendees
* Sessions on skill-building in personnel, governance and planning, presented by workers for workers
* Building Community Wealth track will connect worker cooperatives to finance institutions and lenders
* Several workshops on growth: if, why, how to, how much?
* Local/regional/national organizing experience & strategies
* US Federation of Worker Cooperatives membership meeting
* Workerfest! Celebration of workers and cooperation with musical performances
* Showing of The Take documentary on Argentina’s recovered factories movement with filmmaker Avi Lewis

MORE INFO
Email: info@usworker.coop
Phone: (415) 379-9201

One Response

  1. Awesome, man

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