With the new year come new Youth TCI trainings in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan! These three trainings are "Part II" of the two part curriculum, the first part of what was provided in almost twenty towns across the Upper Midwest during the summer of 2014. This round of training will include time for participants to share their own cooperative business ideas, role play key steps in the cooperative development process, and learn what it entails to go from a "need" to a "cooperative solution."
Participants don't need to have a cooperative business idea or to have attended the training given this past summer, all are welcome to attend! The first ninety minutes of the workshop is dedicated to a brief refresher course on "Coops 101" and "Coop 202."
The dates and locations for the upcoming trainings are as follows:
- VIROQUA, WISCONSIN: Saturday, January 31st from 1-8pm @ the ARK (401 East Jefferson)
- This training is offered in partnership with the Driftless Folk School.
- NORTHFIELD, MINNESOTA: Saturday, February 7th from 11am-6pm @ Just Food Cooperative (516 Water St South)
- MARQUETTE, MICHIGAN: TBD, March 2015
More training details and registration links will be announced later this week! Keep an eye out and spread the word. :)
In cooperation - EMLC