Cooperative Housing University of Maryland is hosting a workshop and discussion on the economic of cooperatives this Friday, April 11th 2014 at 7 pm in the Nanticoke (Rm: 1238) of STAMP Student Union in College Park, Maryland. The workshop is being led by Jessica Gordon Nembhard, an associate professor of community justice and social economic development in the Department of African-American Studies at John Jay College, CUNY. She is author of the book “Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice,” and she has conducted extensive research in the fields of race, economic inequality, and cooperative economics. This event is FREE and open to the public so everyone come join us in learning more about cooperative economics.
You can see the facebook page and RSVP for the event here! https://www.facebook.com/events/674122069310914/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
You can read more about the Speaker Jessica Nembhard here:http://socialeconomyaz.org/research/video/jessica-gordon-nembhard-ph-d/