Co-operative Alternatives event planned for 11th June in the Synergy Centre

Mutual Aid in Sussex has joined up with Free University Brighton to plan a co-operative/social enterprise training and promotion event in the Summer. It will take place on the 11th June 2016 in the Synergy Centre.

The aim of the event is to:

  • Raise awareness of the existence and possibilities of cooperative working and living and inspire people to begin the journey.
  • Help people who are unemployed, in low paid/precarious work and/or have expensive rents and unstable living conditions to find empowering co-operative solutions.
  • To assist those in existing co-ops and social enterprises to network, grow and help each other.

We are currently confirming speakers and the workshops taking place. A couple of the speakers who have confirmed so far include Cath Muller (Radical Routes, Footprint workers’ co-op, co-author of ‘How to Set Up a Workers’ Co-operative’) and Helen Russell (Co-operative Housing in Brighton & Hove, CHIBAH).

If you’d like to help us organise this event and/or book a place to come along, please get in touch at . We will be setting up an eventbrite page for the event once all the speakers are confirmed.


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