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The Mondragon Cooperatives
An Economic Model for the 21st Century
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 , 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
- Georgia Kelly
101 San Antonio Rd
Petaluma CA 94952
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Potluck dinner and a presentation by the president of the Praxis Peace Institute and host of the educational visits to Mondragon Cooperatives in Spain, with the next one planned for September 2013—still open for a few more travelers.
About our Speaker and Subject
Georgia Kelly is the Praxis Peace Institute Founder & Director.
The Mondragon Cooperatives, located in the Basque region of Spain, are the largest and most successful consortium of worker-owned businesses in the world.
Starting with one small coop nearly 60 years ago, today Mondragon includes 120 cooperatives and about 85,000 worker-owners.
Praxis Peace Institute is dedicated to furthering the philosophy and values behind this consortium through educational outreach, seminars, and tours. Come and be inspired by this rare opportunity to find out how this new economic model manages to thrive despite Spain's economic woes. www.praxispeace.org
Friendly Favors Event
Cost: $20 (or 20 Thankyous) and a dish to share; $40 with no dish
Discount Cost: Applies when you RSVP and choose to give Thankyou's.
Payment Instructions: Make checks payable to IONS
- 6 PM: One hour for socializing and eating dinner
- 7 PM: 30 minutes for welcome, announcements and introductions
- 7:30 PM: One hour for our guest speaker's presentation
- 8:30 PM: 30 minutes for Questions and Answers
- 9 PM: We close the event, allowing time for post-event commingling and cleaning before leaving by 10 PM.
Walk-ins are welcome and RSVPs are much appreciated, so we can notify you of any changes and we can prepare the space accordingly.