Free and open to the public. Antoinette Klatzky with the Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute will emcee the evening. Please bring a dish to share at 6pm:
Women at the Vanguard of the Worker Cooperative Movement and the Local Fair Wages Campaign
Monday, March 10th at the Mapleton Conference Center, 52 North Broadway, White Plains. 6pm potluck, program starts at 6:45pm.
Jennifer Welles is the Cooperative Coordinator and Housing Developer at Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation, where she is developing both low income housing cooperatives and a worker cooperative. Recently she organized the first worker cooperative in Washington Heights, Ecomundo Cleaning, a green cleaning company, which was launched in April 2012. We will watch a clip of the film “Shift Change”.
Maureen Darras is the Director of Strategy and Planning for the Envisioning Westchester Collective (EWC), of which WESPAC is a founding member. The EWC is preparing to launch a “Good Jobs, Fair Wages” campaign, which will focus on the interconnectedness of economic, social, and racial forms of oppression in the low-wage sector and unpaid workfare programs in Westchester County.