Join Green Worker Cooperatives in the commencement ceremony in honor of the Spring 2018 Co-op Academy Graduates.
Thursday, June 28th, 2018
6:00-9:00pm | RSVP below
Come learn about their experiences and plans to build sustainable, green business in New York City communities.
Batty Works Body products from natural, organic and green ingredients. A hybrid consumer and worker cooperative founded by people with mental illness and/or disability who need economical and vocational empowerment.
Heal the Healers Restorative Network Builds capacity among a network of healers of all kinds. Fosters a culture of self & community care for healers in the face of frequent burn-out. People are seeking alternative, complementary knowledge from indigenous / traditional healers in service of broader communal well-being.
Ityopia Rootz Rastafari whole food experience for a healthier life. Born out of our desire to make good, healthy food accessible to everyone, and to break the cycle of diet related diseases in our families & community. People can live healthier lives by consuming great-tasting, high-quality, nutritious vegan food that appeals to everyone, while at the same time doing our part to support a sustainable earth.
Khao'na Kitchen Catering of traditional Indian & Filipino meals with a healthy twist. Besides their meals, they offer wellness coaching and educational workshops and curriculum.
MoFya! Food Trucks Affordable, sustainable, delectable Caribbean fusion cuisine for the mind, body, soul and environment. In a few words, they provide Mobile Fusion For Every Body.
Parkoop A parking business that empowers workers to economically improve their lives and conditions while providing quality customer service within the parking industry.
Green Worker Co-op Academy - Business Boot-Camp for Cooperative Startups
The Co-op Academy is an intensive 5-month long training and support program that helps teams of aspiring entrepreneurs develop worker-owned green businesses.
It is unique in its focus on businesses that are both green and worker-owned. And utilizes an aggressive combination of training, coaching, and technical services.
The program includes classroom trainings; business coaches; and business support services such as legal incorporation, and fundraising training. The course is specifically designed so that each team is able to get their business up and running by the completion of the course.
If you have an idea for a business come and explore the possibility about joining the upcoming Fall Co-op Academy!