For Immediate Release: 7/23/2019 10:02 am
The City of Worcester’s Executive Office of Economic Development and Worcester Roots will co-host an event, “Succession Planning & Growth – Cooperative Ownership,” on Thursday, July 25 at 12 p.m. at the Worcester PopUp (20 Franklin Street).
This event announces the ongoing collaboration between the City’s Executive Office of Economic Development, Worcester Roots, and other regional partners. Worcester Roots is a collective of youth and adult organizers with a mission of creating opportunities for economic, social and environmental justice.
Information will be provided about cooperative and employee ownership as well as how to get companies and community members involved. Speakers at the event will be: Carolyn Edsell-Vetter, Cooperative Fund of New England; Peter Dunn, City of Worcester; and Irving Espinosa, Homes ICG.
This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served and participants are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch.