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Wednesday, September 5, 2018 @ 6 pm 
Workshop: Cooperative Practices of Belonging with Dr. Alice Bryer
from Royal Holloway University of London
Where: The Cedar Works (4919 Pentridge St, Philadelphia, PA 19143)
Register at: https://phillycoops.ticketleap.com/admin/events/cooperative-practices-of-belonging

Description: 
What does it mean ‘to belong’ in cooperatives?  How is it different from belonging in conventional businesses?  What are the positive, transformational effects and how can we promote them?  Could practices that may often be ‘exclusionary’ in conventional businesses, such as accounting and budgeting, foster belonging in cooperatives?  What might all this mean for building more inclusive societies? 

 

In this workshop, Alice Bryer, an academic from Royal Holloway, University of London (who specializes in cooperative organizing and accounting practices) will share findings on these questions from her research with cooperatives and social movements in Argentina and Spain.  The workshop aims to enable discussion and reflection that might help us to understand and promote cooperative practices of belonging.

SAVE THE DATE! Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 6 pm
PACA’s Co-op Summit and Annual Meeting

 

Past Events:

Cooperative Leadership Institute Workshops (Spring – Summer 2018)

2017 PACA Annual Membership Meeting & Co-op Summit

CO-UP: a community teach-in for cultivating economic justice

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