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Co-ops are important tools for creating racial, gender and economic justice.

On October 26, 2019, DC Co-op Day will bring together the DC co-op ecosystem – worker co-ops, limited equity housing co-ops, food co-ops, co-op technical assistance providers and co-op advocates – for a day of learning, connecting and organizing.

We will learn together about DC’s radical co-op history, including about how limited equity housing co-ops have been and continue to be an important tool for fighting gentrification, and we will have workshops that cover things like:

  • Co-op governance and decision making,
  • How to start a co-op, and
  • How co-ops can get access to financing.

Co-op lawyers and business developers will also be available to provide free advice.

Join us to help build the DC co-op ecosystem!!

 

Thanks to the contributions of our sponsors, breakfast and lunch will be provided for attendees!

Lunch is sponsored by Washington Area Community Investment Fund (WACIF)

Breakfast is sponsored by Capital Impact Partners

 

The event is free, but seating is limited. Early registration is encouraged. Free parking is available. The closest metro stations are Congress Heights or Southern Avenue on the Green Line.

Please email us at mail@dcstakeholders.coop if you are interested in supporting or getting involved in the event.

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