From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Related Categories: Santa Cruz Indymedia | Labor & Workers View other events for the week of 3/ 8/2018
Creating an Employee Ownership Succession Plan
Date Thursday March 08
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
MAH 705 Front St. Santa Cruz
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorCO-OP SC
Emailinfo.coopsantacruz [at]
For local business owners, interested employees and community members:
Retire well and keep your business local!
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]
Added to the calendar on Saturday Feb 17th, 2018 6:10 AM