Turning Challenges to Co-opportunities

COLLECTIVE REMAKE: Art, Business, Education, News, People, and Recycling for Sustainability is a unique social enterprise—in Los Angeles County—designed to support the creation of worker-owned businesses and other kinds of cooperatives with people who have been incarcerated and other individuals who are marginalized socially and economically due to race, sex, class, gender identity, age or ability.

Collective REMAKE presents a
Cooperative Education & Development Saturday Workshop Series
February 16 – April 27, 2019
Free and Open to the Public • Please let us know you are coming. 

Workshop #1: 
February 16, 2019
Introduction & History 
of Cooperatives and Solidarity Economies
in Diverse Communities

 

Mary Sutton and Georgette Breland, Collective REMAKE, will provide an Introduction to Cooperatives and the Cooperative Principles. 

 

Paul Ahern, LUCI, Los Angeles Union Coop Initiative, will explore the linkages Labor Unions and Worker Cooperatives in the U.S. share dating back to the 1800’s. 

 

Yvonne Yen Liu with the Solidarity Research Center will present a workshop Mapping Our Futures and Past, which delves into the history and relevance of cooperatives and solidarity economics in our lives. This workshop is intended for people interested in shifting and transforming economics and governance in their communities. The curriculum is based on modules by the Highlander Center.

 

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