Usher in the rise of coops in Richmond!

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When:
October 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Where:
Rich City Rides Bike Skate Cooperative Shop
1500 Macdonald Ave
Richmond, CA 94801
USA

Worker cooperatives are businesses that are owned and controlled by the people who work in them. Coops provide a promising way for communities to create good, dignified jobs; and in the Bay Area, coops such as Arizmendi are long-standing community institutions.

Under the mayorship of Gayle McLaughlin, Richmond promoted coops in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis by creating a position to support the development of coops. Today, a relatively new organization, Cooperation Richmond, is continuing that mission by providing a range of services, including education, “matchmaking” for prospective cooperative starters and co-owners, coaching and a loan fund.

Want to learn more about how coops strengthen Richmond’s economy, or interested in joining/starting a coop yourself?  Join Cooperation Richmond – happy hour libations and snacks will be provided!

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