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Saturday, July 9
 

9:30am

Banking and Finance for a New Economy
How can we overhaul the financial system so that our collective capital is directed to meeting community needs and making productive investments in building an equitable economy? This session will demystify finance by exploring what finance is really for and looking at how megabanks fail to meet these core purposes. We'll then spend the bulk of the time exploring innovative policies, strategies, and models for restructuring banking and investment. Participants will come away with both a long-range vision and strategies for getting there.

Speakers:

Saqib Bhatti, Director, ReFund America Project

Lew Daly, Senior Fellow and Project Director, Demos

Stacy Mitchell, Co-Director, Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Deyanira Del Rio, Co-Director, New Economy Project

 

Speakers
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Saqib Bhatti

Saqib Bhatti is a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and the Director of the ReFund America Project (RAP). He works on campaigns to rebalance the relationship between Wall Street and local communities by exposing the role that financial deals play in contributing to public budget distress... Read More →
avatar for Lew Daly

Lew Daly

Senior Fellow and Project Director, Demos
Lew Daly is Director of Policy and Research at Demos, with responsibility for planning and managing research and policy development across the organization. He previously led Demos’ Beyond GDP project, a multi-year campaign to advance alternative indicators of well-being and sustainability... Read More →
avatar for Stacy Mitchell

Stacy Mitchell

Co-Director, Institute for Local Self-Reliance
Stacy Mitchell is co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and leads its Community-Scaled Economy Initiative, which produces in-depth research and partners with a range of allies to implement public policies that curb economic consolidation and strengthen locally owned... Read More →
avatar for Deyanira Del Rio

Deyanira Del Rio

Co-Director, New Economy Project
Deyanira is co-director of New Economy Project, an economic justice center that works with community groups to challenge Wall Street corporations, press for government accountability, and promote cooperative and community-led development. New Economy Project and allies have won fair... Read More →
avatar for Emily Sladek

Emily Sladek

Manager for Higher Education Engagement, The Democracy Collaborative
Assisting with the New Economy Action Project at CommonBound in Buffalo, NY 2016


Saturday July 9, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Bulger Communication Center East 2

9:30am

Building Power to Transform our Food System
A just and ecological food system is rooted in an agricultural and fisheries systems that provides nourishing and affordable food to all communities, employment with fair wages, production with fair prices, access to credit and a widely held protection of land and water rights of tribal, fisher, and traditional communities. This session is an overview of efforts to advance food justice, and share case studies; examining collaborative/innovative local/regional models of farming and fishing that model the type of food system we seek to create.

Moderators
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Niaz Dorry

Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance
Niaz Dorry is the coordinating director of the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance (NAMA). Based in Gloucester, MA, she has began working to advance the rights, economic sustainability and ecological benefits of indigenous and community based fishermen 22 years ago. Time Magazine named... Read More →

Speakers
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Georgia Good

Georgia Good, ED of Rural Advancement Fund, RC Vice-Chair, has assisted low-income people in rural areas of SC for over forty years. Raised on a farm, she picked cotton to help her family make the $133 yearly land payment. In 1970 she co-founded a health clinic for poor families... Read More →
avatar for Lorette Picciano

Lorette Picciano

Executive Director, Rural Coalition
Lorette Picciano has served since 1992 as Executive Director of the Rural Coalition, a Washington, DC-based alliance of more than 60 culturally diverse community based organizations representing small producers and farmworkers in the US and Mexico. She works with RC’s diverse Board and members to promote just and sustainable development in rural areas, particularly... Read More →
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Diana Robinson

Diana Robinson has been the Campaign and Ed Coordinator of the Food Chain Workers Alliance since 2012. The daughter of immigrants from Colombia and the Dominican Republic, she previously worked at UFCW Local 1500, which represents over 23,000 grocery store workers in New York. At... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Bulger Communication Center West

9:30am

Combatting Economic Violence in Baltimore and DC: Black Workers Centers and Cooperatives as Tools for Liberation in the New Economy
The death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore shined a light on the connections between police terror and economic violence - both direct byproducts of structural racism. In this session, we'll explore the development of Black workers centers and worker-owned cooperatives in Baltimore and DC as responses to economic violence. We'll discuss the roots of economic inequity in these two cities and the process of creating local workers centers and a national network through the National Black Worker Center Project. We’ll also explore the (re)emergence of cooperatives as a tool for survival and community-control. Participants will walk away with strategies for connecting Black labor to the new economy.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Bryant

Jennifer Bryant

Co-Founder, SouthEats
In 2016, Jennifer partnered with two of her East of the River neighbors, Joelle Robinson and Xavier Brown, to apply for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Leaders Program. They were one of 40 teams from across the United States selected for the inaugural cohort... Read More →
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Dorcas Gilmore

Dorcas R. Gilmore is a racial and economic justice advocate. She is an attorney and consultant working with nonprofit organizations and small businesses on racial and economic equity, organizational development, and leadership development. Currently, Dorcas is a Visiting Practitioner... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Rockwell Hall 304

9:30am

Do-It-Yourself Video for Activists and the New Economy
Video can be one of the most powerful tools available to organizations. And with smartphones in most of our pockets, we have the what we need to tell good stories on a budget. In this session we'll focus on three aspects of the craft. We'll talk briefly about the components of a good video story, we'll look at useful gear and apps, and we'll spend time talking about good video technique and shot selection. Participants will leave with more confidence in their ability to use video in their work.

Have a question or topic you want to make sure I cover? Or a great example of an organization using video? Send me an email at chris@christopherlandry.com. Thanks!

Speakers
avatar for Chris Landry

Chris Landry

Principal, Landry Communications
Chris Landry is a filmmaker and communications consultant. His firm, Landry Communications, helps mission-driven organizations tell their stories more effectively so they can have greater impact. His film, Joanna Macy and the Great Turning, is currently airing on the PBS series Natural... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Rockwell Hall 305

9:30am

Exploring Post-Capitalist Alternatives
What is economic democracy? To answer this question we will consider what lessons we can draw from socialist experiments throughout the world, and examine some of the big debates around a future post-capitalist economic system, such as the appropriate mix of democratic planning and markets. Participants will have a chance to discuss and contrast different alternatives to capitalism, the possible advantages and disadvantages of each approach, and what policies will be necessary for a just transition.

Moderators
avatar for Dana Brown

Dana Brown

Deputy Director, The Next System Project
System change! Finding ways to radically transform the architecture of the current political-economic system in order to produce a more sustainable, equitable and just future.

Speakers
avatar for Francisco Perez

Francisco Perez

Outreach Director, Center for Popular Economics
Francisco Perez is a solidarity economy activist, working as an economic development professional with frontline communities in Senegal, Sierra Leone, Dominican Republic and Venezuela. Francisco is a PhD student at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in economics and a member... Read More →
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Aaron Tanaka

Director, Center for Economic Democracy


Saturday July 9, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Bulger Communication Center East

9:30am

From One Owner to Many: Why and How to Convert Small Businesses to Employee Ownership (and why now is the time to do it)
The large-scale retirement of baby-boomer business owners is set to create a wave of small business closures and ownership transitions. The new economy movement can leverage this unique situation to preserve local businesses and create stable, dignified workplaces by using employee ownership as a realistic and attractive alternative to closure, strategic buyers, or venture capital. We will discuss how and why businesses transition to employee ownership through co-ops or ESOPs (employee stock ownership plans.) Real-life examples of successful transitions will be highlighted, and you will walk away with the knowledge and resources to promote employee ownership in your communities.

Speakers
avatar for David Hammer

David Hammer

Executive Director, The ICA Group
David Hammer is the Executive Director of the ICA Group, the country’s oldest national organization dedicated to democratic employee ownership. Mr. Hammer is a leading practitioner of employee buyouts of small business and worker cooperatives. Mr. Hammer joined the ICA Group in... Read More →
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Nathan Hixson

Nathan is the Loan and Investment Manager at Local Enterprise Assistance Fund. Nathan oversees loan underwriting and compliance at LEAF, a nonprofit CDFI lender focused on cooperative business and housing. Prior to joining LEAF, Nathan served as an AmeriCorps New Sector Fellow and... Read More →
avatar for Ramona Rodriguez-Brooks

Ramona Rodriguez-Brooks

National Center for Employee Ownership
Ramona Rodriguez-Brooks works for the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO), a non-profit that provides information and resources on employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), equity compensation, and ownership culture. Through cutting-edge research and practical tools, the NCEO... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Ketchum 315

9:30am

Keynote Case Study: The 15M and Podemos movements in Spain/ El 15-M y el Movimiento Podemos de España
This session will feature Jacobo Rivero, one of Sunday’s keynote panelists, diving deep into his work in the anti-austerity (indignados/15M) movement in Spain and the subsequent rise of Podemos as a political force in the country. This workshop will be conducted in English and Spanish. All are welcome; all non-bilingual participants will be provided headsets.  Limit: 40 participants

Esta sesión contará con Jacobo Rivero, uno de los panelistas magistrales del domingo, nos sumergimos en el trabajo del movimiento de anti-austeridad (Indignados / 15M) en España y el crecimiento incremental del movimiento Podemos como fuerza política en el país. Este taller se llevará a cabo en Inglés y en Español. Todos son bienvenidos; todos los participantes no bilingües se les proporcionaran equipo auriculares de interpretación.  Límite: 40 participantes no bilingües 

Speakers
avatar for Jacobo Rivero Rodríguez

Jacobo Rivero Rodríguez

Ayuntamiento de Madrid
Trabajo en el Ayuntamiento de Madrid en el Área de Cultura y Deportes. Periodista, he trabajado para varios medios de comunicación españoles e internacionales. Autor de dos libros sobre Podemos: Conversación con Pablo Iglesias( 2014) y Podemos. Objetivo: Asaltar los cielos (2015... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Ketchum Hall 111

9:30am

New York Renews: Uniting Climate With Social and Economic Justice to Build Power and Win a Renewable & Equitable Energy Economy for All
Winning transformational change requires diverse coalitions, tactics, capacities, and communities. NYRenews connects 50+ community, labor, environmental justice, environmental, and social justice groups. We will look at how we have tried to balance diverse theories of change and constituency - as we set out to make NY State act boldly on climate, create tens of thousands of good jobs, and build a more equitable society. We will discuss the challenges and benefits of bringing together diverse partners and navigating differences.

Speakers
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Brittny Baxter

Brittny Baxter is the Upstate Legislative Organizer for New York Working Families, where she is working on environmental justice legislative policies with NY Renews, an unprecedented statewide coalition responsible for the Climate and Community Protection Act. A Graduate of Buffalo... Read More →
avatar for Annel Hernandez

Annel Hernandez

Resiliency Planner, New York City Environmental Justice Alliance
Annel Hernandez is the Resiliency Planner with the NYC Environmental Justice Alliance. Previously, as Research Assistant with the Urban Climate Change Research Network at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, she collaborated with scholars, experts, and advocates on pushing forward... Read More →
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Isaac Silberman-Gorn

Community Organizer, Citizen Action of New York
Isaac has been organizing against fracking for over 4 years, first as a student, and over 2 with Citizen Action of New York. He lives in Binghamton – a unique community, both on the front lines for climate change and in the bullseye of the gas industry. When not organizing, Isaac... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Bulger Communication Center West 2

9:30am

Nonprofit Workplace Democracy: Self-governance for More Just and Resilient Movement Organizations
How can social justice nonprofits prefigure the world we are working toward in our own organizations? This session will explore models and practices for workplace democracy in nonprofit organizations through the stories and experiences of several existing organizations. Participants will leave with tangible examples and practical tools for implementing democratic self-governance in your own organization, and connection to an emerging community of practice within the new economy movement.

Speakers
avatar for Evan Casper-Futterman

Evan Casper-Futterman

Rutgers University
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Jerry Koch-Gonzalez

CEO, The Sociocracy Consulting Group and Sociocracy For All
I am passionate about living the revolution now in organizations. So talk to me about two elements of that I am excited by: 1. Sociocracy (pronounce it like a combo of sociology and democracy). The operating system for the New Economy! Meaning it is a more egalitarian approach to... Read More →
avatar for Michelle Mascarenhas-Swan

Michelle Mascarenhas-Swan

Movement Generation Justice & Ecology Project
Michelle Mascarenhas-Swan is on the staff collective of the Movement Generation Justice & Ecology Project. Movement Generation (MG) inspires and engages in transformative action towards the liberation and restoration of land, labor, and culture. In her role at MG, Michelle has served... Read More →
avatar for Chris Tittle

Chris Tittle

Director of Organizational Resilience, Sustainable Economies Law Center
Chris is a staff member at Sustainable Economies Law Center, a collective nonprofit in Oakland, CA. He co-leads the Law Center’s Housing, Worker Self-Directed Nonprofits, and Money & Finance Programs, and supports with grassroots fundraising, grant writing, and internal governance... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Ketchum Hall 118

9:30am

Our Money, Our Voices: Particpatory Budgeting in Buffalo
Tired of your tax dollars being used to help everyone but you? What if you could decide how to use those funds to improve your city? A Council district in Buffalo is doing just that with Participatory Budgeting (PB), a democratic process that gives community control over public dollars. Participants will learn about PB in the U.S. and hear directly from Buffalo residents about how they gained real power over their money.

Speakers
avatar for Maria Hadden

Maria Hadden

Project Manager, Participatory Budgeting Project
Maria first became involved in participatory budgeting (PB) during the very first PB cycle in the U.S. in 2009. Inspired by the experience, she took on a leadership role as a founding board member of the Participatory Budgeting Project (PBP). She is currently PBP's Project Manager... Read More →
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Natasha Soto

Natasha D. Soto is a Community Organizer for the Clean Air Coalition of WNY for the past 5 years. CA is an Environmental Health and Justice Organization that believes in democratic decision making; CA knowing s that when residents have the capacity to make real decisions that impact... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Ketchum Hall 113

9:30am

Scaling Up the New Economy in Red and Rural Communities: Best Practices from the Field
This session will explore innovative strategies that build the new economy in rural and Red (Conservative) communities, and which are ‘scalable’, replicable or that help build leadership and broadly based support.  Four organizations – We Own It (Madison, WI), One Voice (Mississippi) Local First Arizona (Arizona) and the Appalachia Funders Network (Central Appalachia) – will briefly highlight examples of their work, including democratizing energy and rural electric cooperatives, leveling the playing field for local businesses, and investing in the transition to a post-coal economy.  This session will be highly participatory.

Speakers
avatar for Kimber Lanning, Local First Arizona

Kimber Lanning, Local First Arizona

Executive Director, Local First Arizona Foundation
Kimber Lanning is an entrepreneur actively involved in fostering cultural diversity, economic self-reliance and responsible growth for the Phoenix metropolitan area. She's the executive director of Local First Arizona, a statewide organization of over 2,500 local businesses working... Read More →
avatar for Becky Ceperley

Becky Ceperley

Consultant, Member of Charleston, WV City Council, Appalachia Funders Network, City of Charleston, WV
Becky Cain Ceperley is an at-large member of the Charleston, West Virginia City Council. Ms. Ceperley is employed as a consultant for the Philanthropy Engagement Project of Appalachia Funders Network.
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Derrick Johnson

Derrick Johnson is the driving force behind One Voice, working tirelessly with local elected officials, philanthropic community and local stakeholders to make sure voices often neglected in Mississippi get heard. Derrick has served as State President for the Mississippi State Conference... Read More →
avatar for Jake Schlachter

Jake Schlachter

Executive Director, www.weown.it
Jake Schlachter is the executive director of We Own It, a start-up nonprofit that is building a new national network for cooperative member rights, education, and organizing, with the mission goal of bringing co-ops and their 130 million members into the movement for a new economy... Read More →
avatar for Mary Snow

Mary Snow

Mary grew up in Appalachia and has a strong commitment to rural people and places. Mary is a consultant for the Appalachia Funders Network’s Philanthropic Engagement Initiative and for Rural Support Partners community development efforts through the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust's... Read More →
avatar for Liz Veazey

Liz Veazey

Network Director, We Own It
Since late 2015, Liz Veazey has been excited to put her skills and experience to work for We Own It, the national network for cooperative member rights, education and training as Network Coordinator. Liz has a range of communication, project management, technology, and organizing... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Rockwell Hall 201

9:30am

Side by Side: Building Solidarity Economies in Jackson, MS and Madison, WI
Come hear community leaders from Jackson, MS and Madison, WI talk about their work to build solidarity economies, and compare and contrast approaches. We are choosing to include these two case studies side by side as an invitation to develop deep analysis and assessment in communities on the frontlines of building new economies.

Speakers
avatar for Kali Akuno

Kali Akuno

Co-Director, Cooperation Jackson, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement
Kali Akuno is a co-founder and co-director of Cooperation Jackson. He served as the Director of Special Projects and External Funding in the Mayoral Administration of the late Chokwe Lumumba of Jackson, MS. Kali is also an educator, writer, and an organizer with the Malcolm X Grassroots... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Ketchum 320

9:30am

Sustainable Development Goals and Social Solidarity Economy - Lessons From the Grassroots, Impacting Macro Economy
The UN adopted in September 2015 the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’S) for the 2016-2030 period. The workshop will explore ground examples of people challenges the dominant economic models Through micro case studies from Asia- Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Cambodia, Indonesia & Philippines ordinary people are making the change and challenging the stereotypes. Presentation of micro case studies and drawing lessons using a SDG framework. Participants will walk away knowing that small actions put together can have a major impact but this requires systematic documentation and data collection.

Speakers
avatar for Denison Jayasooria

Denison Jayasooria

Deputy Chair, Ripess Asia
PhD in sociology (Oxford Brookes University, UK). Working at the Institute of Ethnic Studies, National University of Malaysia (UKM). Deputy Chair of RIPESS Asia and ASEC and member of the global RIPESS movement. Recent article "Developing solidarity economy in Asia: innovation in... Read More →
avatar for Yvon Poirer

Yvon Poirer

Secretary of the Board, CCEDNet
Yvon Poirier is Secretary of the Board of the Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet). Yvon Poirier is involved in the international work of CCEDNet since 2004. Since 2013 he is member of the Board of the Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of Social Solidarity... Read More →
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Shigeru Tanaka

Vice executive director at Pacific Asia Resource Center (PARC), a people's think-tank based in Tokyo Japan, with experiences in researching misbehavior by Japanese development cooperation agencies and Japanese multinationals. Member of the RIPESS Board of directors since January... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Rockwell Hall 301

9:30am

The Internet of Ownership: Cooperative Platforms for the Online Economy
As the online "sharing economy" devolves into poor labor conditions and monopolistic practices, the concept of "platform cooperativism" offers a hopeful vision for a more democratic online economy. This new wave of entrepreneurs, investors, and business developers are merging offline cooperative economics with the Internet in creative ways. We'll discuss how far this emergent movement has come, and explore some of the challenges it faces in the struggle for the future of the online platforms we increasingly depend on.

Speakers
avatar for Mario Liebrenz

Mario Liebrenz

Communication Team, FairCoop
Mario Liebrenz is a member of the FairCoop Communication Team and a co-founder of the European Cooperative Society "Freedom Coop". Since 2013, he is involved in alternative and post growth economy movemtens, integral cooperatives, commons, cryptocurrencies and related areas. Currently... Read More →
avatar for Micky Metts

Micky Metts

Hacker, Agaric
Micky is a member of visionary Agaric, a tech co-op in the “free software for community building” movement - using tools like VOIP, Drupal and GNU/Linux. She is liaison between the US Solidarity Economy Network (SEN) - devoted to ongoing dialog on building the network - and US... Read More →
avatar for Nathan Schneider

Nathan Schneider

Assistant Professor, Media Studies, CU Boulder
Nathan Schneider is an assistant professor of media studies at the University of Colorado Boulder whose work revolves around economy, technology, and religion. His articles have appeared in publications including Harper's, The Nation, The New Republic, The Chronicle of Higher Education... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Rockwell Hall 204

9:30am

Unions and Co-ops Together
There's a groundswell of activity among labor unions exploring worker cooperatives as a way to create and preserve jobs, and one of the most exciting efforts in this growing movement is the development of the "union co-op model", the direct link to Mondragon Cooperative Corporation. "1worker1vote" articulates a business structure combining the benefits of worker ownership and workplace democracy with the strengths of organized labor. This session will provide an overview of the union co-op model, its successes nationally, and opportunities in the Buffalo region and beyond.

Speakers
avatar for Harper Bishop

Harper Bishop

Director of Equitable Development, Open Buffalo
has nearly a decade’s worth of experience in training grassroots leaders, advocating for progressive policies, and organizing for economic and social justice in his hometown, most recently as the Director of Equitable Development at Open Buffalo. In this position he has worked with... Read More →
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Libby Sholes

Founder and member of the board, 1worker1vote
is a union co-op catalyst organizing California progressive faith communities, labor, immigrant groups, and communities of color. She is a co-founder of 1worker1vote, a national organization dedicated to the advancement of union-coops.


Saturday July 9, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Rockwell Hall 302

9:30am

What Do We Mean by Energy Democracy?
This is an "Energy Democracy for Beginners" session in which a few panelists draw out the vision and political framework of Energy Democracy and what it means in their respective communities and organizing work. They will each provide an example project and briefly share their perspectives on strategies for Democratizing Energy and building the energy democracy movement. Participants will be asked to raise questions and to provide additional examples they know about.

Speakers
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Denise Fairchild

Executive Director, Emerald Cities Collaborative
Denise Fairchild, the inaugural president of Emerald Cities Collaborative, has dedicated over 30 years to strengthening housing, jobs, businesses and economic opportunities for low-income residents and communities of color, domestically and internationally.
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Clarke Gocker

Director of Policy and Strategy, PUSH Buffalo
Clarke Gocker is a native Western New Yorker. He currently serves as the Director of Policy and Strategy at PUSH Buffalo where he supports PUSH's organizing campaigns and strategic communications efforts. He holds an MA in Sociology from the University at Buffalo.
avatar for Al Weinrub

Al Weinrub

Coordinator, Local Clean Energy Alliance
Al Weinrub is coordinator of the Local Clean Energy Alliance (LCEA), the Bay Area's largest clean energy coalition. The LCEA, which hosts an annual Clean Power, Healthy Communities conference, sees the development of local energy resources as key to growing sustainable business, advancing... Read More →
avatar for Miya Yoshitani

Miya Yoshitani

Executive Director, Asian Pacific Environmental Network
Miya has an extensive background in the environmental justice movement. In her early twenties she was the director of the largest student environmental network in the US, the Student Environmental Action Coalition. She has worked broadly in international environment and economic justice... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Rockwell Theater

9:30am

What's in the Pipeline: Strategy for Regional Cooperative Development in Philadelphia
The workshop will present the strategies and successes of the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA), a cross-sector association, as the basis for a conversation about regionally rooted approaches to co-op development. In the past year, PACA has focused on engaging community partners, supporting the existing co-ops in and around Philadelphia, and planning for the growth of the regional cooperative economy. We want to share our model and inspire others to consider similar approaches while asking the question how can we do this better?

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Michaela Holmes

Michaela Holmes is the Director of Cooperative Development at PACA. She studied Organizational Change Management and is dedicated to supporting cooperative business models. Before coming to PACA, Michaela worked at the Democracy at Work Institute and was an intern with Praxis Consulting... Read More →
avatar for Kristin Schwab

Kristin Schwab

Guest Facilitator, AORTA
Kristin Schwab is a community cook and organizer. A Philadelphia-area native, Kristin is passionate about building community, dismantling oppression, and working towards collective liberation. As a middle class woman of Irish, Pennsylvania Dutch, and German descent, she is deeply... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Rockwell Hall 306
 


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