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Friday, June 7
 

9:00am PDT

Co-op 101 Workshop
Limited Capacity seats available

In this interactive workshop, we'll discuss the cooperative movement and explore the principles that guide cooperative businesses and how we have applied these in the development of the Gem City Market.

Speakers
avatar for Kenya Baker

Kenya Baker

Community Engagement Director, Gem City Market
Kenya Baker was born in Detroit, Michigan. She spent most of her childhood and adult life in Dayton, Ohio. She always possessed a strong love for education and community. Mrs. Baker holds a Bachelor of Science from Wilberforce University and a Master of Science in Education... Read More →
avatar for Rachel Dominguez-Benner

Rachel Dominguez-Benner

Americorps VISTA, CO-OP Dayton
I am in a year of service as an Americorps VISTA with the non-profit CO-OP Dayton. Co-op Dayton incubates cooperative businesses to create and retain good jobs in our region, building a local economy that works for all.


Friday June 7, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am PDT
Black Box Improv

10:00am PDT

Co-op 102 Workshop
Limited Capacity seats available

In this interactive workshop, we'll delve into the nitty-gritty of the worker-owned cooperative business model. How are decisions made? How are profits distributed?



Speakers
avatar for Kenya Baker

Kenya Baker

Community Engagement Director, Gem City Market
Kenya Baker was born in Detroit, Michigan. She spent most of her childhood and adult life in Dayton, Ohio. She always possessed a strong love for education and community. Mrs. Baker holds a Bachelor of Science from Wilberforce University and a Master of Science in Education... Read More →
avatar for Rachel Dominguez-Benner

Rachel Dominguez-Benner

Americorps VISTA, CO-OP Dayton
I am in a year of service as an Americorps VISTA with the non-profit CO-OP Dayton. Co-op Dayton incubates cooperative businesses to create and retain good jobs in our region, building a local economy that works for all.


Friday June 7, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am PDT
Black Box Improv

11:00am PDT

Is the Co-op Model a Fit for Your Business? Hear from Local Entrepreneurs
Limited Capacity seats available

Hear from entrepreneurs who are considering the cooperative model for their startup businesses. Arielle Jordan of Curafied and David Andre of GoZERO will share why it makes sense to offer their stakeholders an actual equity stake in their businesses, what concerns and questions they've been grappling with, and their next steps.

Moderators
avatar for Rachel Meketon

Rachel Meketon

Program Director, CO-OP Dayton
Rachel joined Co-op Dayton in 2017 to promote the cooperative model of worker ownership as an economic development strategy that prioritizes the well-being of local residents and workers. Over the past decade, Rachel has worked in economic development from multiple perspectives, with... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Arielle Jordan

Arielle Jordan

Founder & CEO, Curafied
Arielle moved to Dayton from New Orleans in January 2017. She came for the startup scene and has since raised angel funding and launched the beta of her platform in about 6 months (which started at Dayton Startup Week!) During that time, she lived on couches and in spare rooms and... Read More →


Friday June 7, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Black Box Improv