A Child’s Place – Queens, NY

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A Child’s Place is a 50 worker daycare center in Queens, New York. The founders have pursued employee ownership to preserve the mission and legacy of their business while also fighting the rapid gentrification of their neighborhood. The business has several long-term employees who have watched a generation of students grow up,and are now taking […]

The Rose Garden – Buffalo, NY

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The Rose Garden Early Childhood Center is a 20-employee worker cooperative in Buffalo, New York centered around encouraging positive childhood development. The founder and former owner created the business to help families create strong relational bonds with their children in order to have a greater impact on society. A starting group of 5 employees are the new owners of the […]

Childspace Daycare Centers – Philadelphia, PA

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Industry: Childcare Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Number of employees: 200 Became employee owned: 1993 Articles Next City – Worker Co-ops Catch on in Philadelphia (2018) Generocity – Short film on Philly co-ops (2016) Germantown Beat – Inside a four-star day-care center in Germantown (2014) GEO – Storytelling for Childcare Advocacy: Childspace Alive and Well After 21 […]