NYC
2018
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
L2.84
Timeslot: 
Session 2: Saturday, June 2nd: 12:00 - 1:50pm
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Description: 
Since the 1970s, capitalists strategies of neoliberalism combined with accelerating automation have had a devastating effect on working class organizations and communities. Through advancing workers control and the workers-owned cooperative enterprise, we begin to counter the class warfare strategies that have set us back. This panel examines strategies and practices that counter the neoliberal offensive.

Participants

Kali Akuno is a co-founder and co-director of Cooperation Jackson. Kali served as the Director of Special Projects and External Funding in the Mayoral Administration of the late Chokwe Lumumba of Jackson, MS. His focus in this role was supporting cooperative development, the introduction of eco... Read more
Keith is vice president of Home Care Workers 1199 SEIU. He is the union representative for the home care workers cooperative.
Alicia is a former member of the Caucus of Rank and File educators and the Chicago Teachers Union AFT Local 2.