Cómo formar una cooperativa con MCDC

English follows below. La Coalición de Desarrollo de Cooperativas de Madison (MCDC por sus siglas en inglés) es una iniciativa del gobierno municipal de Madison para crear cooperativas de trabajo que hagan frente a la desigualdad de ingresos y las disparidades raciales mediante la creación de trabajos sindicalizados y con salarios dignos. Somos un colectivo… Read More »Cómo formar una cooperativa con MCDC

MCDC and MadWorC will participate in a panel on economic democracy

Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa Street, Madison, WI 53704 October 11, 2019, 6:00-8:30 pm, “You can’t have meaningful political democracy without functioning economic democracy.” – Noam Chomsky Sponsored by: Alliance for Economic Democracy, Economic Democracy Advocates Foundation, Lift Economy, Northside Planning Council, Prout USA Panelists: James Quilligan, international policy advisor and Managing Director of Economic… Read More »MCDC and MadWorC will participate in a panel on economic democracy

The Eastern Conference for Workplace Democracy is now taking registrations!

What is the Eastern Conference for Workplace Democracy? Well, glad you asked. The ECWD, founded in 2002, is a conference that builds awareness of worker-owned businesses while strengthening existing worker co-ops. For 17 years, the ECWD has forged relationships between democratically-owned businesses, labor institutions, and cooperative resource organizations to expand workplace democracy. The ECWD has… Read More »The Eastern Conference for Workplace Democracy is now taking registrations!

Help out Soaring Independent by taking their survey

Here’s something concrete you can do to help Soaring Independent Co-op. They are doing a market survey to better understand their potential clientele. It’ll only take you a few minutes, and it would mean a lot to them. Just click the link and answer a few brief questions. Thanks!

MCDC is on the air!

We were very pleased to be invited on Madison’s own WORT twice in the same week! I (Steve) was on the 8:00 Buzz on Monday along with Martin Alvarado, being interviewed by Brian Standing, and again on Wednesday, interviewed by Jan Miyasaki. To listen, visit the archives and look for July 8 and 10.   A… Read More »MCDC is on the air!

Solstice (almost)

Friday is the longest day of the year. Of course, if the rain continues, it might be hard to tell. It might also be hard to tell what’s happening at MCDC, because we don’t talk a lot about what’s happening behind the scenes. Without delving too far into the details, I can say that we’re… Read More »Solstice (almost)