It’s a big year for cooperatives at the annual Common Ground Country Fair in Unity, Maine. CDI staff and partners are presenting in a variety of workshops, including: Converting a Business to Worker Ownership Friday, September 22, 5pm-6pm in the
Our friends at Cooperative Maine are helping put together an inspiring one-day conference, “Creating and Sustaining Vibrant Local Economies in Maine” on March 22 (this Saturday), 9 AM-4 PM, Randall Student Center, Augusta. We like the goals for the day!
The Sol Chariots Pedicab worker co-op in Providence, RI is hiring. Sounds like a fun way to stay in shape, learn some skills, see the city, and earn money. See http://solchariotspedicab.wordpress.com/2014/02/24/sol-chariots-pedicab-co-op-is-hiring/.
The Portland Food Co-op plans to open its doors this September. They currently have 1147 member-owners and need to reach 1400 to open, so are well on their way. They’ve had 100 new member-owners join in the past 10 days!
Our friends at the New Economy Coalition have launched an important initiative: A Youth and Student Grant program, of up to $5,000 per project. What’s even more exciting is that the grants are on a rolling basis. That’s right, there’s no deadline. When you
This is it! The Season Finale of My So-Called Housing Cooperative! I decided to release episodes 5 and 6 together, and once you watch them, you will probably understand why. Thanks for watching and please forward to anyone you think
save the date! March 8: AORTA Conflict Resolution Workshop in Providence Dear Providence & Boston-Area friends, We’re excited to offer a public workshop facilitated by AORTA trainer Jenna Peters-Golden on March 8 in Providence! Here are the details: Resolutions not Ruins: Conflict Resolution in Your
On Tuesday February 25th, 2014 Mayor Chokwe Lumumba unexpectedly passed away. The Jackson Rising: New Economies Conference (May 2-4, 2014 at Jackson State University) was intended to be one of the primary initiatives and vehicles of the Lumumba administration to build a
We (At-Hand Apps) are/is a one of very few workers co-op based on intellectual property. Our iPhone/iPad GPS-based travel apps have been well received with New England At-Hand being the top-user rated New England travel app. We are seeking a additional member with
Check out this SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative, if you’re interested in accessing training and mentoring to build your co-op. They suggest applicants have revenue of at least $400K and 3 years of operations. http://www.sba.gov/about-offices-content/2/3162/resources/790641