Next Co-op 101: Thursday Feb. 20th, at Red Sun Press in JP

An introduction to doing business as a cooperative, including:

  • What exactly is a cooperative, anyway?  Legal and practical definitions
  • What kinds of cooperatives are there, and what industries do they operate in?
  • Steps to starting a co-op, or converting a business into a cooperative
  • What are the rights and responsibilities of membership in a co-op?
  • How does a co-op distribute profits?
  • What are some ways of raising capital for co-ops?
  • How does decision making work in a co-op?
  • Who is eligible to become a member of a co-op?
  • What can go wrong?
  • What resources are available to help get a co-op started?

 

You will walk away with our comprehensive checklist for starting a cooperative, and a list of resources to get you started!

Feb. 20, 2014, 6-8 pm
Red Sun Press, 94 Green St. Jamaica Plain MA 02130
Registration is free – donations accepted!
Register Here
Presented by the Boston Center for Community Ownership

**Please let us know if you would like interpretation services!**

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