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Title: Occupy U Special Presentation: The Worker-Owned Cooperative Movement
START DATE: Sunday January 27
TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details:
Modern Times Bookstore, 2919 24th St., San Francisco (24th St BART).
Event Type: Class/Workshop
Contact NameStardust
Email Addressinfo [at] occupyu.org
Phone Number4154253936
The worker-owned cooperative movement is the topic of the January 27, 2013, session of the Occupy U. workshop. What: Worker-Owned Cooperative Movement Presentation and Discussion for Occupy U. workshop Who: When: 6:00pm - 8:00pm on Sunday, January 27 Where: Modern Times Bookstore, 2919 24th St., San Francisco (24th St BART). RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/148774141942714/ (if you like) Cost: Free (support Modern Times by buying a book or becoming a member if you can) Email: info@occupyu.org Web: http://www.occupyu.org We'll hear brief presentations from the invited speakers regarding the history and current state of their cooperatives and then delve into a group discussion on the worker-owned cooperative movement and how organizers in movements like Occupy can participate. Thanks to all the speaker participants and the worker-owned cooperative Modern Times Bookstore for the location.


Democratic movements in many countries have sought to "occupy" as a symbol and organizing tactic for political, social, economic, and ecological change. This workshop encourages participants to dialog and research strategies and tactics used by present-day and past movements for change to determine which are most effective. The workshop draws on contemporary and historical texts, with role plays and invited speakers. Participants co-create the schedule with the workshop facilitator by recommending topics for following sessions. The project is intended to foster knowledge acquisition, critical thinking, and dialog to foster change. Brought to you by University of the Commons (www.uotc.org). ------

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