Direct democracy in the making: A conversation on social justice and the role of cooperatives

Wednesday, November 11, 7:30PM to 9:30PM
MD Food Coop
B0203 Stamp Student Union
College Park, MD 20740
United States

Direct democracy in the making: A conversation on social justice and the role of cooperatives. 

Panel discussion at the Maryland Food Coop around the business model pursued and implemented by worker-owned Cooperatives. We will explore the coops' movement in the US, its history, and practical experiences from the DC Metro Area.

Panelists:


Steve Dubb, Director of Special Projects and Senior Advisor to the President, The Democracy Collaborative www.democracycollaborative.org

Jennifer Bryant, Right to Income and Black Workers Center Organizer, ONE DC www.onedconline.org

Elvis Guerrero, worker and rank-and-file organizer at IKEA College Park

Chris Litchfield, Worker-Owner at the Maryland Food Coop www.mdfood.coop
 

Moderator: Armando Gaetaniello, Worker-Owner at the Maryland Food Coop www.mdfood.coop

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Contact Information: 

mdfoodcoop@gmail.com