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Models for a New Economy: Worker Ownership & Entrepreneurship
Date Sunday April 01
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Guzman Hall, Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
Event Type Panel Discussion
What can our economic future look like? Explore this timely question with participants who are already using economic success models barely known in the United States.

This evening program will include presentations from students and faculty from Mondragon University (Spain), Bay Area CEOs from worker-owned businesses, and local elected representatives who are helping to create worker-owned businesses in their communities. They will talk about the creative and collaborative aspects of starting a cooperative enterprise and how such enterprises enable social transformation.

Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey, Welcome and opening remarks
Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, Richmond, CA
Joseph Tuck, CEO of Alvarado Street Bakery
Liher Pillardo, Professor Mondragon Team Academy, Mondragon University, Spain
Kasper Koczab, Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives (NoBAWC)

The panel will also include a student from Mondragon University.

Evening presentation preceded by full-day
Mondragon Team Academy Workshops - 10:00 - 4:00 at Dominican University

Praxis Peace Institute, Dominican University and Mondragon University (Spain) will co-present a day of workshops designed by students from Mondragon and Dominican Universities. The workshops are open to Alumni of Praxis Peace Institute's Mondragon seminars, Praxis members, and students from local universities. There are a limited number of spaces available in each category, so early registration is advised.
Added to the calendar on Monday Mar 19th, 2012 8:57 AM

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