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Past Events

Sustaining cooperation: Promoting and practicing principle six in Philly area co-ops

Sustaining cooperation: Promoting and practicing principle six in Philly area co-ops

Philadelphia, PA
Principle Six of the International Cooperative Principles is cooperation among cooperatives.  PACA serves as a conduit for our region's co-ops to practice the principle.  So what does it look like?  How can we improve upon it?  What are the challenges and opportunities to promoting and practicing...
Wednesday, October 24 2018 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Seeking Cooperation, Building a Movement

Seeking Cooperation, Building a Movement

Philadelphia, PA
How do we practice cooperation in our daily lives?  What histories inform our movement building around cooperative economics and building co-op businesses today?  At Seeking Cooperation, Building a Movement, we'll explore the history of cooperation in the Black radical tradition including the mo...
Wednesday, October 10 2018 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Cooperative Practices of Belonging

Cooperative Practices of Belonging

Philadelphia, PA
What does it mean ‘to belong’ in cooperatives?  How is it different from belonging in conventional businesses?  What are the positive, transformational effects and how can we promote them?  Could practices that may often be ‘exclusionary’ in conventional businesses, such as accounting and budgeti...
Wednesday, September 5 2018 6:00 PM 8:30 PM

PACA's Summer Picnic & Fundraiser - July 22nd

PACA's Summer Picnic & Fundraiser - July 22nd

Philadelphia, PA
Come and eat, drink, and relax with your fellow cooperators at Weaver’s Way Farm at Awbury Arboretum. The PACA board is hosting— we’ll bring food and a festive spirit, you bring your appetite. We will have options for all, just let us know your preferences. This picnic is our summer fundraiser f...
Sunday, July 22 2018 5:00 PM 8:00 PM

Developing co-ops at scale

Developing co-ops at scale

Philadelphia, PA
Economic developers across the country are applying innovative strategies to develop co-ops at a scale that has a significant impact. We have the opportunity to learn from the mistakes and emerging best practices from the growing field of co-op developers. In this workshop we’ll look at how exist...
Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:30 AM 11:00 AM

Intro to co-ops for economic developers

Intro to co-ops for economic developers

Philadelphia, PA
The Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) is hosting a workshop for people who are considering developing cooperatively owned businesses as a means to combat poverty, promote economic development, and build a more just and equitable economy. In the workshop we’ll cover the basics about th...
Wednesday, March 21 2018 9:30 AM 11:00 AM

Developing co-ops at scale

Developing co-ops at scale

Philadelphia, PA
Economic developers across the country are applying innovative strategies to develop co-ops at a scale that has a significant impact. We have the opportunity to learn from the mistakes and emerging best practices from the growing field of co-op developers. In this workshop we’ll look at how exist...
Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:30 AM 11:00 AM

Intro to co-ops for economic developers

Intro to co-ops for economic developers

Philadelphia, PA
The Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) is hosting a workshop for people who are considering developing cooperatively owned businesses as a means to combat poverty, promote economic development, and build a more just and equitable economy. In the workshop we’ll cover the basics about th...
Wednesday, January 24 2018 9:30 AM 11:00 AM

Strategic Thinking (sliding scale registration fee)

Strategic Thinking (sliding scale registration fee)

Philadelphia, PA
What's this workshop about? Change happens fast.  What do you do within your organization to prepare for its inevitable arrival? We all need to be adaptive and flexible to continuously meet organizational needs. Yet, many of us are trained in our work and organizing spaces to be focused on the he...
Wednesday, November 29 2017 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Power & Leadership (sliding scale registration fee)

Power & Leadership (sliding scale registration fee)

Philadelphia, PA
“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”  - Alice Walker What's this workshop about? In order to use power to effect positive change in our organizations, we have to develop a good relationship with it.  Yes, power can be abused, corrupting, and hoarde...
Monday, October 30 2017 6:00 PM 8:00 PM
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