Events Archive

  • 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,
  • ‘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,
  • 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,
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 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,
  • ‘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,
  • ‘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,
  • 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,
  • 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
  • ‘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,
  • 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...
    4th Nov 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...
    2nd Dec 2016 12:00:pm,