Thank you for joining our third webinar, Forming Cooperatives, on May 21, 2018. We’d love your feedback so we can make future webinars even better. Please help us by taking this short survey:
Here are some upcoming events to check out:
- Cooperation Works
- California Cooperative conference
- 2018 Worker Cooperative conference
- Common Bound conference (by the New Economies Coalition)
- Coop Econ
Some links to resources that were mentioned on the webinar:
- Michelle Camou (2016). How Urban Governments Promote Worker Co-ops. Grassroots Economic Organizing (GEO). http://geo.coop/story/how-urban-governments-are-promoting-worker-co-ops
- City worker coop ordinances: http://www.theselc.org/worker_coop_city_policies
- The Working World’s Peer Network of coop loan funds
- Arroyo Seco time bank financing for coops – http://www.asntb.com/local-economy-incubator.html
- Contact at USFWC for benefits questions: firstname.lastname@example.org or see usworker.coop/health
- Co-opLaw.org (Sustainable Economies Law Center)
- Business Model Canvas – https://strategyzer.com/canvas/business-model-canvas
Also, if you’ve received value from this webinar, in the spirit of the solidarity economy, in which we support one another and value all labor, please support the work of the individuals and organizations involved and donate what you can. Thank you for anything you can do to keep these movements moving!
Don’t forget to sign up for our next webinar, Working with Legacy Community Businesses, on September 24, 2018 with Shevanthi Daniel-Rabkin from the Democracy at Work Institute and Soyun Park from the Micro Business Network. They will discuss cooperativism and mutual aid with community-owned micro and small businesses.
Have a great summer and look for updates and information from us at #AsianSolidarity on Twitter. We’ll be presenting and recording stories at CommonBound 2018 between June 22 – 24, 2018 in St. Louis. Let us know if you’ll be there too!
Yvonne Yen Liu and Parag Rajendra Khandhar
Asian American Solidarity Economy Project