Event: Fire Your Boss: Worker Cooperatives, Community Development, and Social Change

The City University of New York Law Review and CUNY Law Labor Coalition would like to invite you to a discussion on worker co-ops, Fire Your Boss: Workers Cooperatives, Community Development, and Social Change! The event, with dinner and book reception to follow, is taking place Monday, November 12, 5:30 PM, in the Auditorium. The discussion will feature:

  • Omar Freilla, founder of Green Worker Cooperatives, an organization dedicated to incubating green and worker-owned businesses in the South Bronx
  • Michael Peck, North American delegate of the Mondragon Cooperatives Corporation, the largest worker cooperative in the world
  • Brian Glick, Clinical Associate Professor of Law, Fordham Community Economic Development Clinic
  • Jessica Gordon Nembhard, Associate Professor of Community Justice and Social Economic Development, Department of African American Studies at CUNY – John Jay College
  • Moderated by CUNY Law’s Own Carmen Huertas-Noble, founding director of the Community & Economic Development Clinic

Come hear from our guests about why they believe worker ownership is a way out of the current economic and environmental morass, and their experiences helping to develop cooperative enterprises!

The event will be followed by a release reception celebrating CUNY Law Review’s latest publication, Issue 15.1. Dinner will be served. Attendance is free!