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Co-ops and Capital at MLK Library
October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
“Cooperatives are people-centered enterprises owned, controlled and run by and for their members to realize their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations.” — International Cooperative Alliance (ICA)
D.C. Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) is excited to host The Community Grocery Co-op and the Greater Washington Center for Employee Ownership (GWCEO) for a lunch & learn panel discussion about cooperatives in the District of Columbia, and the capital options to support them. Panelists include:
- Talayah Jackson, The Community Grocery Co-op
- Jennifer Bryant, Greater Washington Center for Employee Ownership
- Camille Nixon, D.C. Kiva Hub Manager
Attendees have the option to join us in person or to tune in virtually through the live stream. The event will be hosted at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in the basement level maker’s space.
Questions about this lunch and learn? Reach out to the Inno.ED team at Inno.ED@dc.gov.
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
901, G Street, NW
Washington, D.C., 20001
The event will take place at the basement level of the maker’s space. Please remember to bring your mask.
The event will be live-streamed. Registration is required to receive the link to participate virtually.
About the series
On Wednesday, October 27, 2021, DSLBD and Greater Washington Center for Employee Ownership are teaming up for an all-day series of events for D.C. cooperatives at MLK library. Sign up for a one-on-one advisory service session, join our lunch & learn panel discussion, and/or participate in our outdoor networking mixer.