We’ll discuss opportunities for how youth in the DC area can gain awareness and exposure to cooperative principles, practices, and participate in the regional cooperative economy.
Highlights from the Last Meeting
Ajoke Williams, US Federation of Worker Cooperatives did a deep dive on their new freelancer cooperative Guilded LCA, aimed at improving access to health care services for freelancers DC, Maryland and Virginia. Learn About Guilded
Capital Impact Partners and the National Cooperative Bank Announced the Winners of Sixth Annual Co-op Innovation Awards Learn About the Awardees
Top Ways To Join and Keep Connected to DC COOPERATIVE STAKEHOLDERS
Stay in the know regarding the latest opportunities, resources, and news relevant to co-op practitioners.
Boost awareness, access, and adoption of cooperatives in the DMV region.
Collaborate with other like-minded peers on common goals, find partners, and grow co-ops.
Co-op News Announcements, Resources, and Opportunities
Report — Latin Co-op Power in the US: Esther West of the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives and Dr. Jessica Gordon-Nembhard of the City University of New York. Funded by the Cooperative Education Fund.View Report
Resource —What is a Co-op? The International Co-operative Alliance is the global steward of the Statement on the Cooperative Identity – the Values and Principles of the cooperative movement. Learn More
Policy — National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
A bipartisan bill introduced in the House and Senate would provide funds to the Federal Communications Commission to reimburse small-business broadband providers, including co-ops, for voluntarily providing free or discounted services to students learning from home. Co-ops serve 93% of persistent-poverty counties in the U.S. Read More
Announcement - 2020 Cooperative IMPACT Conference - Hear from DC Co-op Stakeholders members and other cooperators worldwide as the annual conference hosted by National Cooperative Business Association-CLUSAgoes virtual, offering a unique opportunity to bring a wider spectrum of the cooperative community together around more accessible programming. Register by midnight on Monday, August 31 to get a second chance at the early-bird rate of $25 for NCBA CLUSA members and $35 for non-members. International programming is available for free to development practitioners.Read More
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