Afternoon workshop: 1:15 to 3:00 p.m.
In this session you’ll learn how co-ops strengthen the democratic processes and lessen inequities. Robin will share how the Co-op Principles and other key tools help to build resilient co-ops and stronger communities.
This webinar is part of our first virtual Fall Education Conference.
Facilitator Robin Puga co-hosts an educational radio program on Vancouver Co-op Radio.
Each for All: The Co-operative Connection explores topics related to co-operative and social economy organizations. Robin has served on the boards of the British Columbia Co-operative Association, the Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation and Vancouver Co-operative Radio. From 2002-2008, Robin was Technology Director of the British Columbia Institute for Co-operative Studies (BCICS). Today, Robin spends his weekdays as the Chief Technology Officer of Affinity Bridge, a values-led web and mobile application development company in Vancouver.
In 2009, Robin and two friends formed CanTrust Hosting Co-operative to provide Canadian-based managed web hosting solutions for non-profit and community organizations. This worker co-op currently employs four people and supports the online needs of over 200 community organizations and businesses.
See the full list of workshop facilitators.