Over the past few years, cooperative and employee-owned businesses have experienced an explosion of interest as proven strategies for creating and retaining good quality jobs, expanding equity and inclusion, and building opportunity and wealth in America’s communities. During this webinar on June 23, 2021, leaders from around the country shared compelling stories and action-oriented materials about the. Speakers included:
Ted Howard, Co-Founder andPresident, The Democracy Collaborative; co-author of The Making of a DemocraticEconomy
Shevanthi Daniel, Senior ProgramDirector, Democracy at Work Institute
Brett Jones, Senior VP Fund forEmployee Ownership, and Director of Evergreen Cooperative Business Services (Cleveland, OH)
Alison Lingane, Co-Founder, ProjectEquity
Diane Gasaway, Executive Director,Northwest Cooperative Development Center
Lisa Smith, Executive Director,Washington State Microenterprise Association.
As our nation and state emerge from the wide range of pandemic-induced economic challenges, learn how cooperatives can truly help us to “build back better.”