Next Offering: May 20-th-23rd, 2019, Madison, WI
Registration is Now Open
Building Blocks (formerly Session 1) provides a thorough but introductory overview into the field of cooperative development. This session lays out the basics of the cooperative model, including governance, feasibility, business basics, and memberships. Additionally, we’ll cover topics ranging from cooperative history to building your cooperative ecosystem. Participants will learn from case studies that delve into particular topics in co-op development, such as investment cooperatives, conversions, and assisting groups in low-resource communities. Additionally, tours to local Madison co-ops and ample networking opportunities this intensive, productive, and meaningful training. Check out last year’s agenda.
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