Help Us Fund A Co-op Focused Workforce Readiness Program

C2BE has set up a crowdfunding effort to support a workforce readiness program we’ll be running this summer in the Church of the Messiah community on the eastside of Detroit.  The program will center on a cooperative entrepreneurship project, where the students will investigate the viability of establishing a cooperative bike repair business based out […]

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50% off ZingTrain Speaker Series for Non-Profits

We’ve just received word that Zingerman’s is offering all non-profits half off any session of their ZingTrain Speaker Series. Use the discount code LUMOS when you register to get $25 off the regular price of $50. ZingTrain launched the Speaker Series last fall as a way to provide a venue for some of the really […]

Richard Wolff on Curing Capitalism

Economist Richard Wolff answers audience questions about industry regulation, the limits of capitalism, and solutions to economic inequality:

Home Care Worker Co-op Looking For Collaborators

Hi C2BE and DCC Friends: With the support of the Center for Community Based Enterprise, a small group in the Detroit area are working towards starting a home care worker cooperative. They will be launching an employee owned business that will provide services to the elderly and disabled who would like to remain in there homes. This group is looking for people […]

Detroit Community Cooperative Goal Setting Meeting

Attention Detroit Community Cooperative Members/Declarers: As Founding Members and signers of DCC’s Declaration of Interdependence, we value your participation! Detroit Community Cooperative, (DCC) is structured as a grassroots business service co-op consisting of business owners, organizations, individuals and other worker cooperatives that will provide quality products, services and information to its members at reduced prices.  […]

DCC November Potluck

Detroit Community Cooperative    Please Mark Your Calendar:   Thurs., November 15, 2012  4:30 p.m. Business Meeting (Declarers/Members Only) _____ 6:00 p.m. Potluck Dinner Open to All – Membership Applications Available at Church of the Messiah –  231 E. Grand Blvd. Detroit, Michigan 48207   Please join us for a DCC potluck, where you will meet people from all over Detroit who are creating our […]

DCC October Potluck

Please join us for a DCC potluck, where you will meet people from all over Detroit who are creating our community-based economy. We are building a resource sharing co-op for community-based businesses and organizations. Memberships are available, but the potlucks are a place where anyone interested in learning and sharing is welcome.The potluck will take […]

The Detroit Community Cooperative

The Detroit Community Cooperative (DCC) is a local, mutual, trading and business development co-op that provides members with skill and resource sharing, discounts on member products and services and barter. Our mission is to encourage, enable and educate about collaborative action as a way to build a healthy, sustainable and inclusive local economy, and to […]

Anchoring Businesses & Good Jobs with Employee Ownership

“Anchoring Businesses &Good Jobs with Employee Ownership”presentation from this year’sMichigan Labor Management Association Conference Deborah Groban Olson and Robert ChiaravalliApril 19, 2012 View Presentation in Google Docs Viewer