Oakland set to be a leader in workplace cooperatives

On Sept. 8, community members will pack Oakland City Hall to celebrate the City Council's groundbreaking resolution to support worker cooperatives as a powerful tool for economic development and democratic, empowering workplaces. The resolution will recognize the benefits that worker cooperatives bring to local economies, especially to Oakland, which is a national hub for such enterprises.

Oakland will be one of the first cities in the country to integrate tailored support for worker cooperatives into its business assistance center.

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