[act-ma] Webinar: Transforming Businesses into Co-Ops - Bringing the "New Economy" to Scale

Sarah Byrnes sarah at localcircles.org
Tue Oct 21 08:19:37 PDT 2014

Want to help regular people build wealth through democratic ownership? A
great strategy to do this is to form co-ops. The Cooperative Development
Institute <http://www.cdi.coop/> (CDI) says we can build
democratically-owned wealth quickly by converting existing businesses into
cooperatives. *Join us on this webinar to learn how:*

Transforming Businesses into Co-Operatives - Bringing the New Economy to
Tuesday, October 28, 12:30pm ET. Register here

Webinar speakers assisted in the creation of the Island Employee Cooperative
<https://www.facebook.com/IECDIS>, formerly a privately owned business on
Deer Isle, Maine, that transformed into the largest worker cooperative in
Maine and the second largest in New England. This transformation marks the
first time multiple businesses of significant size and scope merged and
converted into a coop – making it a landmark in the new economy movement.

Register here

Sarah Byrnes
Institute for Policy Studies, New England Office
412.953.6405 (cell)
*http://netransition.org <http://netransition.org>*

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