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YES! Magazine’s May Day Conference Call: The Growing Cooperatives Movement and How You Can Get Involved

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Please join us for a rare opportunity to speak directly with some of the nation’s leading experts on worker-owned cooperatives, and co-ops of all kinds.

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07:00 PM 08:00 PM May 01, 2013

Where

National Conference Call

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* TODAY - MAY 1st, 2013, 7PM EDT / 4PM PDT *

REGISTER FOR THE CALL HERE: http://www.anymeeting.com/AccountManager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=E955DC8286493D


Responding to overwhelming interest in the Spring 2013 print edition of YES! Magazine, How Cooperatives are Driving the New Economy, YES! has invited a guest panel of national experts to talk about the state of the cooperatives movement, talk about nuts and bolts of starting cooperatives, and answer your questions.

 

Featured guests:

Sarah van Gelder, YES! Magazine (host/moderator)

Laura Flanders, GRITtv and the Laura Flanders Show

Omar Freilla, Green Worker Cooperatives

Eric Bowman, Northwest Cooperative Development Center

Ted Howard, The Democracy Collaborative

Mike Beall, National Cooperative Business Association

 

NOTE: Due to the large size of the conference call, phones will be muted, so please submit your questions through:

a) the chat window at AnyMeeting.com (register via the link provided above),

b) Twitter, by including the hashtag #yescall in your tweet

c) email, via outreach@yesmagazine.org

We will be cue-ing up your questions for the host and panelists, and we'll try to get to as many of them as possible.


Please join us for a rare opportunity to speak directly with some of the nation’s leading experts on worker-owned cooperatives, and co-ops of all kinds, in a special YES! Magazine conference call, hosted by YES! co-founder and executive editor Sarah van Gelder.

Cooperatives have a 200-year history of helping people get through hard times. And now they’re on the rise again, partly as a response to the economic meltdown, but also because they’re a way of doing business that respects workers, consumers, and the environment. Here’s your chance to learn more about the growing cooperative movement and how you can get involved.

The conference call format will include both roundtable discussions hosted by Sarah van Gelder and questions and interactions with registered participants.

Aan audio recording will be available following the call.

For more information contact Susan Gleason: outreach@yesmagazine.org

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