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Talks/Classes :: Virtual Presentation
Beneath the Mainstream Radar - Worker Ownership
4:00 PM
Praxis Peace Institute
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15 at 4:00 pm (PDT)
$20 general - $15 for Praxis members
HILARY ABELL, Co-founder of Project Equity, a non-profit that builds economic resilliency in low income communities by demonstrating and replicating strategies that increase worker ownership. Project Equity works with small business clients in the Bay Area and in other regions around the country. Her focus is on employee ownership transitions and in raising awareness and building the ecosystem of support for this powerful business model nationwide. Formerly, she was executive of WAGES, a worker owned cleaning cooperative in Oakland, CA.

ERIC LEENSON, Founder and president of Sol Economic2 (Social Enterprise Solutions), which focuses on responsible enterprise solutions in the U.S. and Latin America. He is co-founder of the La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley and former president of Progressive Asset Management. In the past year, he has been working with colleagues in Puerto Rico in building a social-solidarity economy on the island. He is a social enterprise consultant with a wealth of experience in building public-private partnerships and cooperatives.

TBA - A speaker whose business has converted from a private enterprise to a worker owned business through work with Project Equity.
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Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Praxis Peace Institute
Address: Virtual Event Sonoma, CA 95476
Phone: N/A

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