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|Creating an Employee Ownership Succession Plan|
|Date||Thursday March 08|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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|MAH 705 Front St. Santa Cruz|
|Event Type||Panel Discussion|
|info.coopsantacruz [at] gmail.com|
For local business owners, interested employees and community members:
Retire well and keep your business local!
CREATING AN EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP SUCCESSION PLAN
Assure a lasting legacy
Build our local economy
Lower employee turnover
Increase productivity and growth
Guest speaker Zen Trenholm from the Bay area Democracy at Work Institute (DAWI) will speak about the benefits and process of converting small businesses to employee ownership. Zen works nationwide to build capacity, spawn partnerships, and provide resources in support of employee ownership.
Ross Newport, worker-owner at Community Printers of Santa Cruz, will describe their experiences as a 40-year, 30 person worker-owned cooperative.
Maria Cadenas, Executive Director of Santa Cruz Community Ventures (SCCV) will bring a community capital perspective to the discussion. SCCV has worked to promote economic justice through financial education and asset building for 25 years.
The panel’s presentation will be followed by a period of Q and A.
Admission is free/donation requested. RSVP is recommended at:
For more information: info.coopsantacruz [at] gmail.com.