Author Archives: iycpoc
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The Cooperative Directory is done! We’ve listed 21 cooperatives and collectives in the Pittsburgh area. Come to the East End Food Coop Annual Meeting tonight for the official unveiling! Or read it here. Paper copies available at the Big Idea … Continue reading
When Workers Run Thier Factories & Own Their Banks: Implications and Report on Spain’s Mondragon Coops with Carl Davidson
Thursday, August 30th from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm The Big Idea Cooperative Bookstore & Cafe 4812 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224 412.687.4323 – thebigideapgh.org
As a part of our efforts to advocate on behalf of coops, we are compiling a ‘Coop Directory’ for the Greater Pittsburgh Area. Our goal is to create an accessible database that allows users to intentionally utilize coops to meet … Continue reading
Join us on Thursday, February 23 at 7:00pm for this special event!
Check out this website to register for FREE Webinar sessions on various aspects of starting up a food co-operative. Sponsored by the Food Co-op Initiative. http://www.cdsconsulting.coop/startup-webinar And don’t forget to pre-register for our own Discussion Club, that will meet Thursdays … Continue reading
Cooperatives 101 Workshop by Caroline Savery, cooperative business development consultant with Keystone Development Center Thursday, Feb. 23 @ 7–9 p.m. Feeling glum about the recession? P.O.’ed at the impact corporate greed has had on your local economy? Frustrated by the … Continue reading
The Pittsburgh Organizing Committee for the UN International Year of Co-operatives (aka the IYCPOC) welcomes you to the start of an exciting year for co-operatives! Our mission is to educate, advocate, and celebrate the co-operative business model throughout the Pittsburgh … Continue reading
Our event location has MOVED to The Big Idea Co-operative Bookstore, 4812 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224. Come on out on Friday, November 4th, 6-9pm, to enjoy discussion, networking, refreshments, and special guest speaker Ajowa Ifateyo, co-founder of the U.S. … Continue reading
Hello everyone, Please click here to check out our Facebook event, where you can RSVP and invite your friends! The event is open to the public. We are accepting reservations for tables at the event from established co-operatives and start-up … Continue reading