PACA invites its co-op members, co-op supporters, and other stakeholders in building our region’s cooperative economy to attend, participate in, and share about these upcoming events.  Join our email list to stay updated on all events. For more information, please send an email to

Upcoming Events


October 27 Community Voices Project Screening November 1
Study Circles Info Session 1–qqTMoGNddFNXbp-k1a7L9uebYtOUf November 7
Study Circles Info Session 2

Past Events


Community Trusts and Cooperatives: What’s the Connection?
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Study Circles Info Session  //  Sesión informativa sobre el programa Círculos de estudio
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Financing Philadelphia’s Future
Click here to access the recording PACA’s Past, Present, and Future
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An Exploration of Giving

PACA Annual Member Meeting // Reunión anual de membresia

The Practice of Democracy in Our Daily Lives
Use password d$iraP+7 to view the recording. Housing Justice, Organization, and Cooperation
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Study Sessions on Mutual Aid and Cooperative Economics

POSTPONED – Ujima, Ujamaa: The Cooperative Hxstory of the Civil Rights Movement

On Products and Pricing: Being a Fair Grocer in a Complex Food System
Facilitated in partnership with South Philly Food Co-op



Co-op Summit and Annual Meeting

Let’s Watch It! The North Pole Web Series

Participation & Equality in Cooperatives: Lessons from Spain

Co-op Month Kick-off! Fun & Games Gathering

POSTPONED – Let’s Study Co-op Principles! Why and how we practice them

PACA Fundraising Cookout and Cooperative Market Exchange

Systems and Design Thinking Workshop

Financial Practices for Co-ops & Collectives: Getting on the same page about money

Business Finances for Anti-capitalists

Democratic Principles Workshop

Inclusive & Participatory Meeting Facilitation (for new facilitators!)

Let’s Study! Municipal food system efforts, are they for co-ops? 

What is a Worker Cooperative?: Workshop on Immigrant-led Cooperatives in Philadelphia



Seeking Cooperation, Building a Cooperative Movement

Community Economics Panel and Workshop with PACA (hosted by the Jewish Farm School)

Sustaining Cooperation:  Promoting & Practicing Principle Six in Philly Area Co-ops

2018 PACA Co-op Summit & Annual Meeting

Cooperative Practices of Belonging with Dr. Alice Bryer

Cooperative Leadership Institute Workshops (Spring – Summer 2018)



Co-op Summit & Annual Meeting

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

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