CommUniversity Session: Alternative Entities for Mission-Based Enterprises

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@ 4:00 pm CST - 5:30 pm CST

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The Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies invites you to our November Event Series featuring three CommUniversity Sessions on various topics impacting our community. Registration required.

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This session is co-hosted with the Center for Cooperatives and will be held via Zoom. All are welcome!

During the session a virtual panel will discuss alternative entities — going beyond nonprofit and business entities to consider cooperatives, land trusts, employee-owned entities, and social enterprises —  for mission-based enterprises. The event will feature several experts in the field who will share their knowledge and experience working with alternative entities to enact social change!

The panelists:

  • Damon Terrell is a second-year law school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School and an alum of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Community and Nonprofit Leadership program. Damon also interned for the Sustainable Economies Law Center in Oakland, California.
  • Charity Schmidt is a Cooperative Development Specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Cooperatives. She is also a part of the Madison Cooperative Development Coalition.
  • EG Nadeau is the co-director for The Cooperative Society Project. EG is also an author, teacher, researcher, and social and environmental change advocate.