Crossroads Cooperative Summit 2016 with Kaeleigh Barker

Concern for Community – Focus on Cooperatives for a Better World

The 2016 Crossroads Cooperative Summit will take place on Friday, November 3, in Indianapolis, with guest speaker Kaeleigh Barker. Registration is now open for this annual co-op gathering.

In a world with a widening wealth gap, cooperatives combat this trend by empowering individuals, families, and communities with ownership in the businesses that shape their lives. Cooperatives for a Better World exists to unite the many cooperative enterprises around the world. In cooperation with the International Co-operative Alliance, Cooperatives for A Better World is promoting the cooperative business model as a mode of sustainable job and wealth creation.

Kaeleigh Barker has been connected to cooperative business for over a decade. Having worked in cooperative research and content development, she now directs communications for Cooperatives for a Better World, a compelling cooperative initiative. Barker first interned in 2005 at CCA Global Partners, working thereafter to conduct research for the Purchasing Cooperative & floor covering giant that would lead to multiple expansions of the business. Today CCA Global Partners consists of 13 divisional businesses under one cooperative umbrella.

Barker first interned in 2005 at CCA Global Partners, working thereafter to conduct research for the Purchasing Cooperative & floor covering giant that would lead to multiple expansions of the business. Today CCA Global Partners consists of 13 divisional businesses under one cooperative umbrella.

Barker's background also includes rural and urban teaching experiences in special education and competent communication. Most recently, she has dedicated herself to elevating awareness of the cooperative business model, working with national and global partners facing a similar lack of knowledge concerning the Cooperatives for a Better World initiative. She is well versed in the diversity of the cooperative sectors and recognizes the current state of cooperative awareness. She looks to actively connect what we can do together to enhance public knowledge, appreciation, and participation in the cooperative movement.

Registration is now open at http://conta.cc/2dGLOri

The cost to attend is $50, and includes lunch and snacks

Don't miss this exciting opportunity to network with fellow cooperators and learn how your co-op can fulfill its commitment to community.

2016 Crossroads Cooperative Summit
Thursday November 3, 2016 from 9am to 3:30pm EDT

Indiana Farm Bureau
225 S. East St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Support for the conference comes from Hoosier Energy, Indiana Farm Bureau, Servicecorp, USDA RD.

Questions? Contact Deb Trocha
[email protected]

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