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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

Introducing the Capital for Cooperatives Act

September 20, 2021
10-11 am Mountain Time
Free webinar

In May, Colorado Sen. John Hickenlooper introduced the Capital for Cooperatives Act, an historic proposal for opening the doors of the Small Business Administration to cooperatives of all kinds. If made law, this bill would enable member-owned businesses to access resources that other kinds of businesses have long enjoyed. In this webinar, we will hear from leaders in the Colorado cooperative sector about the importance of capital access, as well as a representative from Sen. Hickenlooper's team, who will discuss the bill's progress so far.

  • Sandra Baca (Assistant Director, Rocky Mountain Farmers Union Cooperative Development Center or director Dan Hobbs)

  • John Conrad (Special Assistant to Sen. John Hickenlooper)

  • Yessica Holguin (Executive Director, Center for Community Wealth Building)

  • Doug O'Brien (CEO, NCBA-CLUSA)

  • Linda Phillips (Senior of Counsel, jason wiener|p.c.)

Register for the webinar at Media Enterprise Design Lab


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