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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

How Do You Start A Worker Cooperative?

 Commissioner Jonnel Doris of New York City’s Department of Small Business Services provides essential tips and resources for any New Yorkers interested in starting a cooperative. Steph Wiley and Karna Ray, worker-owners at the Black-led food distribution cooperative Brooklyn Packers, share their experience operating under this model as well as their vision for a more equitable food system. 

Learn more about becoming a worker cooperative and get resources at or call (646)363-6592.

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