Reimaging Cooperative Development in Marginalized Communities through Study and Democratic Practice
Cooperatives (co-ops) are democratically owned and controlled businesses that have the power to stabilize communities through building and sustaining assets and providing a pathway for the agency of community members to be activated. Co-ops are also sites for deepening democratic practices and ways of being with one another that enhance civic engagement. The Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) supports the creation and advancement of co-ops and democratically-controlled institutions centering its organizing efforts to build economic and racial justice. Jamila Medley will share PACA’s strategy for co-op development that emphasizes community organizing, study, and democratic participation to support economically and racially marginalized communities in creating and sustaining new co-ops.
Location: Armitage, 3rd Floor Faculty Lounge
When:October 12,2018 12:15pm-1:45pm
Date & Time
October 12, 2018
12:15 pm-1:45 pm