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Weconomics: Italy and La Empresa es Nuestra

  • San Jose Peace & Justice Center 48 South 7th Street San Jose, CA, 95112 United States (map)

Spring into Cooperation

Human Agenda and co-sponsors invite you to help understand & promote cooperatives in the South Bay this spring 2017. A three-part series of presentations, films, and dialogue. All events include lunch and will be held at the San Jose peace & Justice Center, 48 s. 7th street by SJSU.

Come see two short films by Mark Dworkin and Melissa Young of the most successful worker cooperative movements on planet earth.

WEconomics: Italy- a new report about what a more cooperative economy and society have to offer.  The Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy has one of the highest concentrations of cooperative businesses in the developed world. The capital, Bologna is an industrial powerhouse, where prosperity is widely shared, and cooperatives of teachers and social workers play a key role in the provision of government services. From the makers of "Shift Change.”

La Empresa es Nuestra- About the Mondragon cooperative network in the Basque Country, which has transformed a depressed area of Spain into one of the most productive region in Europe.  Mondragón, the largest cooperative corporation in the world, is the tenth-largest Spanish company.