Co-ops 101 and 201 in July

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Announcing the rescheduled Co-ops 101 and 201 sessions for July. All details can be found on the library’s co-op page.

What is a worker cooperative?

  • A values-driven business model that puts worker and community benefit at the core of its purpose.
  • A democratic workplace that is owned and managed by its workers, who share in the enterprise’s profits.

Worker cooperatives in Madison include:

engineering and manufacturing | taxi services| bakery | wellness businesses | CBD processing | book-keeping | restaurant | consultant firm | bicycle delivery | legal services

Co-op session descriptions

Co-ops 101: Covers the worker co-op business model and opportunities for starting a business in Madison

Co-ops 201: Learn about how to start a co-op and next steps to develop your business


Co-ops 101
July 18
12-1:30 pm
via Zoom sign up

Co-ops 201
July 25
via Zoom sign up

Start a Worker Coop is a program of the Madison Cooperative Development Coalition and Madison Public Library to promote awareness about opportunities for equitable economic development through worker cooperatives in Madison.

Connect to expert advice, technical assistance, and start-up grants at Madison Cooperative Development Coalition