Nuts and Bolts of Forming a Coop: From the Ground Up

On the surface worker cooperatives seem to be places to work where, for once, the heart rules the head and good intentions win out. However – as this hour long presentation explains – people with good hearts and good intentions may be enough to start a coop, but not enough to sustain it. Coops need to learn from other coops, identify a niche for the business, do feasibility studies, develop a business plan, identify sources of funding and find lawyers willing to commit to the coop.
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Image from Evergreen Cooperative Laundry in Cleveland, OH

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