Berkeley Small Business Subcommittee Meeting About Worker Cooperatives: August 7th 3-5pm
We need worker coop members and advocates, especially those who live and/or work in Berkeley, to show up and speak in favor of worker cooperatives! Will you join us on August 7th? RSVP below!
Details: We will gather outside the building at 1947 Center St. in downtown Berkeley at 2:30pm. Join us there to receive your talking point sheet and poster, take a group photo, and sign up to comment during Public Comment and/or on relevant agenda item(s). Worker cooperatives have been declared the focus of this meeting, so please be prepared to stay for the entire time if you can (3:00-5:00pm).
How you can support: We want you to share your personal story about how worker cooperatives have improved your life or your community and how the City of Berkeley should take action to support worker cooperatives. Don't worry, we will provide attendees with sample talking points on how the Office of Economic Development's work plan on small business development should include actions that remove barriers to worker cooperative development.
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Other opportunities for action: Later this year, Berkeley City Council will vote on a comprehensive ordinance to support worker cooperative development. We need to show strong support for worker cooperatives at this Subcommittee meeting so that the Mayor and other councilmembers prioritize the worker cooperative ordinance! Click here to learn more about the forthcoming ordinance and how you can support!
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1947 Center St
Berkeley, CA 94606
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