Annual Meeting

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10am Doors open, breakfast served

10:30am Program Begins

Overview of past year’s activities and upcoming programs (presentation)

What are our healthcare and retirement needs? (survey)

Future Co-op Generations: How are our co-ops and solidarity economy groups serving or involving youth? How can we improve together? (discussion)

The Cooperative Difference: What kinds of umbrella marketing and shared visibility campaigns are most important to growing and sustaining our co-ops and solidarity economy? (discussion)

Board of Directors Report: Updating our Mission Statement and Board of Directors responsibilities (presentation)

12:30pm Lunch

Public panel upstairs at 1pm


Thanks for everyone who came out for our 2016 launch and inaugural Annual Meeting!

Check out the photos on our Facebook page or the Storify for a collection of quotes, comments, and images from social media.

2016 Meeting Agenda

6:30pm-7:00pm Meet and Greet   –Dinner Served

7:00pm Welcome presented by Clifford Rosenthal, CEANYC Advisor and former Executive Director of National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions

7:15pm The CEANYC Story presented by Mark Winston Griffith, CEANYC Steering Committee member and Executive Director of Brooklyn Movement Center

7:30pm Shaping our cooperative future facilitated by Arsenia Reilly-Collins, CEANYC Outreach Team member and union organizer 

8:00pm Board of Directors Election facilitated by Zara Serabian-Arthur, SolidarityNYC member and worker-owner at Meerkat Media Collective

8:45pm Closing presented by Mark Winston Griffith  –Dessert served

Special thanks to Equal Exchange and Park Slope Food Coop for their contributions to this event.