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