The “THINK OUTSIDE THE BOSS” SERIES: Cooperative Training Opportunities We are initiating a group of training circles to learn about cooperative business, and to start one of your own with your associates. We’re kicking it off on September 23, 2017. Get a flyer here. We’re providing educational materials and relevant speakers. You’ll end up able to start your own cooperative business. We’ll stay with you during the process. Register HERE. Get nuts-and-bolts startup business knowledge in three informative workshops that will respond to your needs! One of the PCOC’s partners, the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence at Pitt’s Katz School of Business, offers a three-step introduction to business for startups (from urban ag to zymurgy) at no charge to PCOC members. Take this with our consultation on cooperative principles and governance, and you’ll be on your way! For more information and the schedule… LAWYERS and ACCOUNTANTS! Cooperative business is undergoing a resurgence in the US economy. Our members need legal and accounting services from people who understand cooperative structure and governance. Contact us to be a part of a training program for either lawyers and accountants to better serve your clients, and to get new clients in cooperative business. Ujamaa Collective’s Cooperation Over Competition Campaign, continues to build a foundation for community and economic development for its network of artists and consumers. If you would like to see your work showcased in the Ujamaa Boutique, or would like more information about consignment opportunities, CONTACT UJAMAA East End Food Co-op has announced these job openings. The Riverside Center for Innovation hosts the Diversity Business Resource Center, where information on technical support and other programs, bidding opportunities, and request for proposal announcements are updated weekly. Community Land Trusts are an important part of keeping neighborhoods affordable. See how they’re doing it in the Lawrenceville and Garfield neighborhoods of Pittsburgh. Which community is next?