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POSTPONED: The Jamaica Plain Forum presents “Cutting Edge Cooperatives”

February 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

[Editor’s note: This event has been postponed because weather prevented a guest from arriving. The event will be rescheduled.]

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The Jamaica Plain Forum presents “Cutting Edge Cooperatives” 

Thursday, February 12th, 7-8:30pm
First Church Jamaica Plain, 6 Eliot Street 
Join Boston local experts, Matt Meyer, Juan Leyton, Stacy Cordiero and CERO as we discuss the worker cooperative movement on the local, regional, and global levels.Stacey Cordiero has worked as a technical assistance provider to cooperatives for a total of 5 years at two different organizations: Cooperative Economics for Women (CEW) in Boston MA, and the Cooperative Development Institute (CDI) in Greenfield, MA. She have also worked as an independent consultant for the Vermont Employee Ownership Center, and provided peer assistance to the Boston Worker’s Alliance. She is a huge co-op resource especially in developing cooperative bylaws, member evaluation procedures, company policies, and collective/democratic management structures, as well as researching and writing market reports, feasibility studies, and business plans.

Juan Leyton is the former director of Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts and City Life/Vida Urbana. He is currently working with the Local Enterprise Assistance Fund (LEAF) –one of three Community Development Finance Institutions in the country providing financing to food coops, manufactured homes and worker owned enterprises.

Matt Meyer is a Housing Program Organizer with the Cooperative Development Institute and has begun to offer consultation for the formation of new group-equity housing cooperatives in the Boston area. He is also a founding board member and resident of the Lucy Stone Cooperative.

Details

Date:
February 12, 2015
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Jamaica Plain Forum
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671-477-8630
Email:
info@jamaicaplainforum.org
Website:
jamaicaplainforum.org

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Venue

First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist
6 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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