Democracy at Work DC

One of d@w-DC’s member explores the idea that if democracy is an ideal that is worth aspiring to, than the workplace would be the first place where it should be allowed. Worker cooperatives offer an antidote to the ills of to today’s economic systems.

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Free Film Screening – Oct 29

What if working together for the good of all was the most common business model? We’re hosting a FREE screening of A New Economy, a 2016 documentary film that explores the worker cooperative model through the stories of seven businesses striving to put people over profits.

Tickets to this free movie are not required, but RSVPs are appreciated.

Monday, October 29th, 6:30-8:30pm
West End Library in the “WEE” Meeting Room
2301 L ST NW, Washington, DC 20037

Please join us to see what a new economy can look like. A short discussion of the film will follow the screening. Enjoy the trailer!

How should co-ops should respond to the next financial crisis? One of d@w-DC’s members discusses lessons learned from the 2008 recession. “My attention was recently drawn to the headline of a column written by Steven Perlestein in the July 29, 2018 Washington Post: The Junk Debt That Tanked the Economy? It’s Back in a Big Way.” Read More

Please join us Wednesday, April 25th, for a discussion of the D@W Worker Coop Legislation with community activists dedicated to the creation of coops in DC. We will convene at Shaw Library in WTD Conference Room 2 from 6:30-8pm.
Please join us at our next meetup on Wednesday, April 11th from 6:30-8pm at the West End Branch Library (2301 L St NW), in the WEE Conference Room. We will continue to discuss outreach efforts to community organizations to organize… Read More