Events Archive

  • USFWC Monthly Policy and Advocacy Committee Call
    Each month a committee comes together to discuss the Policy and Advocacy initiatives of the USFWC. Meetings are at 1:00pm EST. Register Here
    16th Nov 2017 1:00:pm,
  • Worker Co-op Health Info Webinar
    This year we offered a nationwide dental plan— this year we are adding vision. Here’s a short webinar that gives an overview of both programs. Important dates: Open Enrollment starts Nov 1 Open Enrollment ends Dec 15 We will also be hosting a weekly “open office hours” time to answer any questions you may have...
    15th Nov 2017 4:30:pm,
  • Union Co-ops Council Meeting
    The Union Co-ops Council has a vision of a worker-driven, cooperative economy with workplace and economic democracy for all. We’re working to build bridges between worker cooperatives and organized labor. The Council is an all-volunteer, virtual organization that has been operating since 2007. The Council meets on the 2nd Friday of the month at 1pm...
    10th Nov 2017 1:00:pm,
  • Worker Co-op Health Info Webinar
    This year we offered a nationwide dental plan— this year we are adding vision. Here’s a short webinar that gives an overview of both programs. Important dates: Open Enrollment starts Nov 1 Open Enrollment ends Dec 15 We will also be hosting a weekly “open office hours” time to answer any questions you may have...
    8th Nov 2017 4:30:pm,
  • DAWI Worker Co-op Startup Webinar
    The Democracy at Work Institute hosts this monthly webinar to for groups and people at the very early stages of their worker cooperative project. The webinar describes key steps toward getting off the ground, and where problems often occur. It includes chapters on building your group’s democratic capacity, business, and environment of support, in a...
    3rd Nov 2017 3:00:pm,
  • Worker Co-op Health Info Webinar
    This year we offered a nationwide dental plan— this year we are adding vision. Here’s a short webinar that gives an overview of both programs. Important dates: Open Enrollment starts Nov 1 Open Enrollment ends Dec 15 We will also be hosting a weekly “open office hours” time to answer any questions you may have...
    1st Nov 2017 4:30:pm,
  • Member Council for Immigrant Cooperatives
    This is a space that has been designed to formalize the relationships among immigrant-led cooperators who are seeking to receive and provide peer advising. The goal is to have worker cooperators from immigrant-led workplaces share business resources, problem-solve together, and identify the particular business and organizing needs for their community. Email membership@usworker.coop if you would...
    26th Oct 2017 5:00:pm,
  • Employee Ownership for Legacy Business Preservation
    Partner Event: The Legacy Business Initiative has been a partnership between the Democracy at Work Institute, the National Urban League, and others, that has sought to understand the potential to preserve small business ownership and increase wealth in communities of color through employee ownership. The project combined statistical research, surveys, focus groups, and stakeholder discussions...
    19th Oct 2017 1:00:pm,
  • USFWC Monthly Policy and Advocacy Committee Call
    Each month a committee comes together to discuss the Policy and Advocacy initiatives of the USFWC. Meetings are at 1:00pm EST. Register Here
    19th Oct 2017 1:00:pm,
  • Union Co-ops Council Meeting
    The Union Co-ops Council has a vision of a worker-driven, cooperative economy with workplace and economic democracy for all. We’re working to build bridges between worker cooperatives and organized labor. The Council is an all-volunteer, virtual organization that has been operating since 2007. The Council meets on the 2nd Friday of the month at 1pm...
    13th Oct 2017 1:00:pm,
  • DAWI Worker Co-op Startup Webinar
    The Democracy at Work Institute hosts this monthly webinar to for groups and people at the very early stages of their worker cooperative project. The webinar describes key steps toward getting off the ground, and where problems often occur. It includes chapters on building your group’s democratic capacity, business, and environment of support, in a...
    6th Oct 2017 3:00:pm,
  • Member Council for Immigrant Cooperatives
    This is a space that has been designed to formalize the relationships among immigrant-led cooperators who are seeking to receive and provide peer advising. The goal is to have worker cooperators from immigrant-led workplaces share business resources, problem-solve together, and identify the particular business and organizing needs for their community. Email membership@usworker.coop if you would...
    28th Sep 2017 5:00:pm,
  • Member Council for Immigrant Cooperatives
    This is a space that has been designed to formalize the relationships among immigrant-led cooperators who are seeking to receive and provide peer advising. The goal is to have worker cooperators from immigrant-led workplaces share business resources, problem-solve together, and identify the particular business and organizing needs for their community. Email membership@usworker.coop if you would...
    28th Sep 2017,
  • TALLER ONLINE GRATIS: Como Hablar con Medios de Comunicación
    Cuando: Jueves, 21 de Septiembre, 2-4pm PST/4-6pm CST/5-7pm EST Lenguaje: Español Este taller va ser conducido por Yadira Fragoso, graduada de Lideres Cooperativistas en Acción. Vamos a cubrir como se desarrolla un plan para representar a su cooperativa durante entrevistas con medios de comunicación. Algunos de los temas que vamos repasar incluye: – Como crear...
    21st Sep 2017 5:00:pm,
  • USFWC Monthly Policy and Advocacy Committee Call
    Each month a committee comes together to discuss the Policy and Advocacy initiatives of the USFWC. Meetings are at 1:00pm EST. Register Here
    21st Sep 2017 1:00:pm,
  • DAWI Worker Co-op Startup Webinar
    The Democracy at Work Institute hosts this monthly webinar to for groups and people at the very early stages of their worker cooperative project. The webinar describes key steps toward getting off the ground, and where problems often occur. It includes chapters on building your group’s democratic capacity, business, and environment of support, in a...
    1st Sep 2017 3:00:pm,
  • Sanctuary Workplace Webinar
    Immigrant-led worker cooperatives have been a successful tactic for migrant communities to build power, build wealth, and develop member-leaders. However, the recent political situation is a reminder that migrant workers and other communities remain vulnerable to injustice and disempowerment. This is a call to action to extend protection and safety to all communities facing harassment...
    26th Jul 2017 3:00:pm,
  • ASBC Workshop on Employee & Worker Ownership: A Sure Fire Way to Build a More Sustainable Economy!
    When: Thursday – June 29th, 2017, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Where: Future State, 2101 Webster St #520, Oakland, CA 94612 Register Here. Our panel of experts will discuss: The business case for employee ownership Strategies for converting your company into an employee owned enterprise; Gaining congressional and state support for worker ownership; Creating an...
    29th Jun 2017 5:30:pm,
  • The Eastern Conference for Workplace Democracy (ECWD)
    The Eastern Conference for Workplace Democracy (ECWD) exposes people to the concept of worker-owned businesses; strengthens existing worker-owned businesses; develops relationships between democratically-owned businesses, labor institutions, and resource organizations; and builds the movement for workplace democracy. It is held every two years in the Eastern United States. ECWD will be held this June 09-11, 2017 at...
    9th Jun 2017,
  • ‘Starting a Worker Coop’ *Free Monthly Webinar*
    The Democracy at Work Institute hosts this monthly webinar to for groups and people at the very early stages of their worker cooperative project. The webinar describes key steps toward getting off the ground, and where problems often occur. It includes chapters on building your group’s democratic capacity, business, and environment of support, in a...
    6th Jan 2017 12:00:pm,
  • ‘Starting a Worker Coop’ *Free Monthly Webinar*
    The Democracy at Work Institute hosts this monthly webinar to for groups and people at the very early stages of their worker cooperative project. The webinar describes key steps toward getting off the ground, and where problems often occur. It includes chapters on building your group’s democratic capacity, business, and environment of support, in a...
    2nd Dec 2016 12:00:pm,
  • ‘Starting a Worker Coop’ *Free Monthly Webinar*
    The Democracy at Work Institute hosts this monthly webinar to for groups and people at the very early stages of their worker cooperative project. The webinar describes key steps toward getting off the ground, and where problems often occur. It includes chapters on building your group’s democratic capacity, business, and environment of support, in a...
    4th Nov 2016 12:00:pm,
  • 3rd Annual Santa Barbara Cooperative Festival
    The third annual Santa Barbara County Cooperative Festival will take place Saturday, October 15 at El Camino School Community Center 10 a.m. to 3. Innovation and collaboration are the themes of this year’s event. A post-millennial  transportation show “Green Wheels Showcase”, a solar cook-off, and the debut of the 805 Slackers rope-walkers will give evidence...
    15th Oct 2016 10:00:am,
  • ‘Starting a Worker Coop’ *Free Monthly Webinar*
    The Democracy at Work Institute hosts this monthly webinar to for groups and people at the very early stages of their worker cooperative project. The webinar describes key steps toward getting off the ground, and where problems often occur. It includes chapters on building your group’s democratic capacity, business, and environment of support, in a...
    7th Oct 2016 12:00:pm,
  • Cooperative Professionals Conference
    NCBA CLUSA is hosting this third annual conference for legal and accounting professionals who serve the cooperative community. Scheduled for Miami, Florida, from September 19 – 21, the 2016 Co-op Professionals Conference will advance an emerging platform for professional development within the cooperative movement, elevate the standard of the services they provide and provide valuable opportunities to...
    19th Sep 2016 9:00:am,
    Marriott Miami – Biscayne Bay
  • Home Care Cooperative Conference
    Home care worker cooperative members and developers from across the country will gather September 12-14, 2016 in Dulles, VA at the inaugural Home Care Cooperative Conference. The conference is organized by the Cooperative Development Foundation and hosted at the headquarters of the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation. FULL DETAILS.  
    12th Sep 2016,
  • ‘Starting a Worker Coop’ *Free Monthly Webinar*
    The Democracy at Work Institute hosts this monthly webinar to for groups and people at the very early stages of their worker cooperative project. The webinar describes key steps toward getting off the ground, and where problems often occur. It includes chapters on building your group’s democratic capacity, business, and environment of support, in a...
    2nd Sep 2016 12:00:pm,
  • ‘Starting a Worker Coop’ *Free Monthly Webinar*
    The Democracy at Work Institute hosts this monthly webinar to for groups and people at the very early stages of their worker cooperative project. The webinar describes key steps toward getting off the ground, and where problems often occur. It includes chapters on building your group’s democratic capacity, business, and environment of support, in a...
    5th Aug 2016 12:00:pm,
  • USFWC Annual Member Meeting
    This year we’re making our way to Austin, Texas for the Worker Cooperative National Conference, July 29-31, 2016. As usual, our annual USFWC Member Meeting will be convened during the conference. We are currently planning a USFWC Strategy Session on Saturday, July 30 (during a conference workshop block) and this will be followed by the official...
    31st Jul 2016 10:45:am,
  • Worker Cooperative National Conference
    Join us for the National Worker Cooperative Conference, July 29th – July 31st in Austin, Texas. As worker ownership breaks into the public consciousness on an unprecedented scale, we will gather in popular education and brainstorm sessions, keynotes, and much more to: share best practices, identify (and shape) emerging trends, form relationships with allied organizations,...
    29th Jul 2016,
  • CommonBound
    CommonBound will bring together hundreds of leaders and organizations from across North America for an international conference on visionary strategies for achieving deep systemic change. Participants will share insights and stories, build relationships, highlight achievements, and chart a shared path toward a society that puts people and planet first. Participants will include a cross-section of...
    8th Jul 2016,
    Buffalo State University
  • Deadline for USFWC Board of Director Candidate Nominations
    The USFWC Board of Directors is seeking candidate nominations for our 2016 Regional Representatives Board Elections. Please consider nominating a leader in our community – whether a colleague, a worker-owner at another USFWC member workplace, or yourself! Deadline to nominate a candidate is Tuesday, July 5, 2016. Full Details: https://usworker.coop/blog/nominate-a-candidate-for-usfwc-board-of-directors/
    5th Jul 2016 5:00:pm,
  • International Day of Cooperatives
    Celebrated every year on the first Saturday in July, this year’s International Day of Cooperatives theme is “The Power to Act for a Sustainable Future.” Chosen to emphasize cooperatives’ contribution to the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the slogan highlights the unique position of co-ops as a tool for sustainability. Learn more from...
    2nd Jul 2016,
  • ‘Starting a Worker Coop’ *Free Monthly Webinar*
    The Democracy at Work Institute hosts this monthly webinar to for groups and people at the very early stages of their worker cooperative project. The webinar describes key steps toward getting off the ground, and where problems often occur. It includes chapters on building your group’s democratic capacity, business, and environment of support, in a...
    1st Jul 2016 12:00:pm,
  • Info Session: USFWC Board Service
    Have you been considering a run for the USFWC Board of Directors? Want to learn more what it means to serve on the USFWC Board of Directors? This year we’re electing Regional Representatives and we hope you will throw your own name in, or nominate another co-worker or worker in your community. Learn more about...
    14th Jun 2016 2:30:pm,