October 17, 2019 @ 6:00PM — 9:00PM
Join us for GWC's 15th Anniversary!
OWNING OUR POWER: 15 YEARS OF COOPERATION
Thursday, October 17th from 6pm-9pm at The Andrew Freedman Home
Let's celebrate 15 years of building worker power throughout NYC!
Raise a toast, vibe to dope music DJed by DJ Kay Kay 47, meet our diverse worker-owned co-ops, try amazing co-op prepared food from Asia & the African Diaspora, learn how business dreams like yours become a reality through GWC’s Co-op Academy.
We are excited to honor our co-ops & highlight a few that have been doing exceptional work in their fields. Come for a night of celebrating the power of collective vision! Purchase your ticket & mark your calendar for an unforgettable evening. Cocktail attire or whatever makes you feel POWERful.
THANK YOU TO OUR 15TH ANNIVERSARY HOST COMMITTEE
adrienne maree brown, Author
Alexis Francisco, New Day Church
Angelica Delacruz, TRIBE Co-Create
Annie Leonard, Greenpeace US
Bianca Shaw, TRIBE Co-Create
Brittany Brathwaite, Co-Founder, The Homegirl Box, Co-Founder, Rebellious Root Collective, Co-Founder, KIMBRITIVE LLC
Carmen Huertas-Noble, Tenured Professor of Law, Founding Director if CUNY Law’s CED Clinic, Co-founder of 1 Worker 1 Vote, Inc and member of WCBDI
Claudia Copeland, SEIU 32BJ
Dior Doward, GreenFeen OrganiX
Eddie Bautista, NYC Environmental Justice Alliance
Erin Dooley, Democracy Now
Helen Rosenthal, NYC Councilmember, Chair Committee on Women and Gender Equity
Jessica Gordon-Nembhard, Ph.D., Co-op advocate, educator and researcher; Professor, John Jay College, CUNY.
Karen Washington, Owner/Farmer Rise and Root Farm
Kellie Terry, Surdna Foundation
Michelina Ferrara, The Homegirl Box and Rebellious Root Collective
Missy Risser-Lovings, she/her, CUNY Law Community & Economic Development Clinic
Noá Watford, TRIBE Co-Create
Noemi Giszpenc, Executive Director, Cooperative Development Institute
Omar Freilla, Green Worker Cooperatives
Raybblin Vargas, Green Worker Cooperatives
Rebecca Lurie, New Deal HIC & CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies; Community and Worker Ownership Project
About our ticket prices
The team at GWC created event ticket prices on a sliding scale, so that everyone who wants to join us can.
Looking to the cooperative values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equity & solidarity and the cooperative principles, we created a few tiers of ticket prices.
Please consider how you are best able to support the mission of building, growing & sustaining worker-owned green businesses to
A few details
*Please note that this is an inclusive, family-friendly event. All are welcome & two complimentary drinks are provided with each ticket.
The good faith estimate of the value of food & beverage is $35, any amount above this may be eligible for a tax deduction.