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Saturday, June 23 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Owning Our Advocacy: Creating a Democratic Process for Worker Cooperative Policy Development

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In this workshop we will explore how to center worker owner voices and/or those most impacted in the development of policy and advocacy strategies as we push forward efforts to support democratic ownership. What kind of training and capacity building is needed? What kinds of processes can we develop that help move policy efforts forward and also allow for significant feedback loops? What kinds of expertise do we need to translate real needs into policy asks, and help translate policy to be understood by those that have been historically left out of policy spaces in the past?


Yassi Eskandari

Policy Director, Sustainable Economies Law Center
I am Policy Director and Board President of the Sustainable Economies Law Center, a nonprofit based in Oakland, CA. I focus primarily on the center's Transformative Policymakers project (theselcorg/transform_policy), worker cooperatives, food systems, and renewable energy. Last year... Read More →
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Kate Spasic

founder, Bikes&Humans Cooperative
Human being. Meditator. Community Builder. Love spreader. Social justice activist. Cyclist. Favorite quote: "A bicycle is an invention that was in many ways ahead of its time, and whose time has finally come" Bike Snob NYC

Saduf Syal

Coordinating Director, NYC NOWC
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Steph Wiley

Founder, Brooklyn Packers

Saturday June 23, 2018 9:00am - 10:30am EDT
HGA Classroom 215 3026 Laclede Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103