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Making Contact, for September 14, 2012 - 1:30pm

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Making Contact - Making it Our Business: Co-ops on the Rise

Republic Windows and Doors Company workers; *Ricky Maclin*, United Electrical Workers Local 10 Vice President; *Armando Robles*, United Electrical Workers Local 10 union President; *Denis Kelleher*, Center for Workplace Democracy Executive Director; *Franz** **Vandergroen, Sampat Weerasinghe, *Sarah Wells, Arizmendi Fourth Street members; *Paula*,  Arizmendi 4th Street candidate; *John Kusakabe*, Arizmendi Lakeshore member, *Tim Huet*, Arizmendi Association of Cooperatives co-founder; *Mikel Lezamiz*, Mondragon Director of Cooperative Dissemination; *Maria Jesus, *Mondragon worker/member;* Professor Fred Freundlich*, University of Mondragon researcher; *Ainara Uduando*, Lanki Institute Director



For More Information:


United Nations International Year of Co-operatives

http://2012.coop/


Arizmendi Association of Cooperatives

http://arizmendi.coop/


Mondragon Corporation

http://www.mondragon-corporation.com/ENG.aspx


Lanki Institute of Cooperative Research

http://www.lanki.coop/home


Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives (NoBAWC)

http://nobawc.org/


US Federation of Worker Cooperatives

http://usworker.coop/education


Fairness at Republic

http://www.ueunion.org/ue_republic.html


National Cooperative Business Association

http://www.ncba.coop/


United Electrical Workers

http://www.ueunion.org/


Rainbow Grocery Cooperative

http://www.rainbow.coop/


California Center for Cooperative Development

http://www.cccd.coop/



Articles: 

A Cooperative Manifesto by Tim Huet

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?shva=1#inbox


Chicago Factory Occupiers Form Worker Cooperative

http://truth-out.org/news/item/9500-republic-windows-and-doors-serious-materials-workers-form-cooperative


Basque country's thriving big society

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/mar/30/basque-country-big-society-spain


Richard D. Wolff: Can We Remake Our Workplaces To Be More Democratic?

http://www.alternet.org/richard-d-wolff-can-we-remake-our-workplaces-be-more-democratic


Steelworkers Seek Job Creation via Worker-Owned Factories

http://beavercountyblue.org/2009/11/04/steelworkers-seek-job-creation-via-worker-owned-factories/


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