Cooperative Development Institute

Cooperative Development Institute
Northampton, MA
www.cdi.coop

The USDA-designated Cooperative Business Development Center for the Northeast and works to create cooperative businesses and networks that grow a prosperous, equitable economy.

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Worker co-op bill being heard in Senate, could this model work for Benny’s?

From RIFuture.org: The Rhode Island Senate calendar for Tuesday features legislation that makes it easier to create and run worker-owned cooperatives.  The bill is “a statutory vehicle for the creation and functioning of workers’ cooperatives which are corporations that are owned and democratically governed by their members.” Read more RIFuture.org – Worker co-op bill being heard […]

The Next Boom for Worker Co-ops?

From Shelterforce:  Susanne Ward and her husband, Patrick Reilley, moved from California to Maine in 1992 with plans of starting their own business. They decided on a used bookstore and coffee house, as they felt both good coffee and good books were in short supply in their new neighborhood. Located in the city of Rockland, […]

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