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Find out how Spain’s Mondragon University and Cooperative, Bay Area CEOs from worker-owned businesses, and local elected representatives, who are helping to create worker-owned businesses, are using economic models successfully today to promote social transformation! Join us April 1st, 2012 and learn how to drive economic innovation by attending 1) an all day workshop with Bay [...]




 

 

Find out how Spain’s Mondragon University and Cooperative, Bay Area CEOs from worker-owned businesses, and local elected representatives, who are helping to create worker-owned businesses, are using economic models successfully today to promote social transformation!

Join us April 1st, 2012 and learn how to drive economic innovation by attending 1) an all day workshop with Bay Area entrepreneurs,  MBA students from Mondragon Team Academy, Dominican and other Bay Area universities AND/OR 2) the evening panel discussion with keynote speaker Gayle McLaughlin, Mayor of Richmond, and local cooperative businesses.

Day Workshop:  9:30am – 4:00pm

What you will learn:

  • Cooperative principles and models using systemic thinking methods
  • Successful business models based on principles of social entrepreneurship and democratic participation

Space is limited for participating schools – Register HERE to reserve your seat now!  

When:  Sunday, April 1, 2012 – 9:30am – 4:00pm

Location:  Dominican University, San Rafael, CA (Guzman Lecture Hall)

Cost:  $25 for students (includes morning refreshments and lunch)

 

Evening Panel Event – 7:00 – 9:00pm

What you will learn:

  • What business model Mondragon is using today
  • Which Bay Area businesses are successful cooperatives
  • How U.S. entrepreneurs can use this principled model

Guest speakers:

  • Georgia Kelly, Director, Praxis Peace, Welcome and opening remarks
  • Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, Keynote speaker, Richmond, CA
  • Joseph Tuck, CEO of Alvarado Street Bakery
  • Liher Pillardo, Professor Mondragon Team Academy
  • Kasper Koczab, Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives (NoBAWC)

Space is limited – Register HERE to reserve your seat now!  

When:  Sunday, April 1, 2012 – 7:00 – 9:00pm

Location:  Dominican University, San Rafael, CA (Guzman Lecture Hall)

Cost:  $15 for students; $20 for non students

Questions? Comments? Please contact Lisa Tamayo at (707) 235-6168

Who is Mondragon University and Cooperative Corporation? Living principled commitments to the customers and workers, Mondragon promotes innovation, community, socio-entrepreneurial results, participative democracy, social transformation and “the subordinated nature of capital.”  Since 1956, the MCC has been financially successful by putting people before profits, and cooperatively sharing in the profits.


 

 

 
 
 

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